Kamis, 03 September 2009
STOP GLOBAL WARMING: Let’s Do 1001 Ways to Make The World a Better Place !
Many ways we can take to stop global warming, to save environment and save the earth. Please take action now to make the world a better place for the future of our next generation ! Please ‘Sayangi Bumi’ , back to nature and use eco friendly products ! Here are the ways to prevent and fight Global Warming:
Shop with a canvas bag instead of using paper and plastic bag.
Wash clothes with cold water instead of hot.
Turn off electrical appliances when not in use.
Connect your outdoor lights with a timer.
Use traps instead of rat poisons and insect killers.
Minimize pesticide use.
Copy and print on both side of paper.
Reuse items like envelopes, folders and paper clips.
Use mailer sheets for interoffice mail instead of an envelope.
Use e-mail instead of paper correspondence.
Use recycled paper
Use discarded paper for scrap paper
Use a ceramic or glass coffee mug instead of a disposable cup
Use solar power for home and water heating
Purchase radial tires and keep them properly inflated for your vehicle.
Paint with brushes and rollers instead or using spray paints to minimize
Install water saving devices on your faucets and toilets.
Don’t wash dishes with the water running continuously
Avoid products with several layers of packaging when only one is sufficient.
Only use electrical appliances when you need them.
Buy recycled products.
Maintain and repair durable products instead of buying new ones
Reuse item products bags and containers when possible.
Use cloth napkins instead of paper ones.
Use reusable plates and utensils instead of disposable ones.
Use reusable containers to store food instead of aluminum foil
and cling wrap.
Buy rechargeable batteries for devices used frequently.
Reuse packaging cartons and shipping materials.
Old newspaper make great packaging material.
Use public transit whenever possible.
Compost your vegetable scraps.
Buy used furniture .
Recycle everything: newspaper, bottles and cans, aluminum foil,
Don’t use electrical; appliances when you can easily do by hand, such as opening
Use cold water in the washer whenever possible.
Use less chemical when cleaning.
Save wire hangers and return them to the dry cleaners.
Donate used items to a charitable organization or thrift shop.
Flush the toilet less often.
Turn off the water heater before you leave for vacation.
Start a compost pile.
Use only organic fertilizers.
Compost your leaves and yard debris, or take them to a yard debris recycler.
Use compact fluorescent light bulbs to save energy.
Grow bamboo instead of building a fence.
Use a flash drive instead a CD.
Advise people around you about the dangers of global warming.
Eat all your meal at the restaurant to avoid taking home in plastic bag.
Use waste water from washing clothes to water your plants.
Use sunlight instead of electric light.
Turn off the engine while fueling your car.
Take the stairs instead of using the elevator.
Stop wasting food because food scraps give off methane gas.
Clean your air conditioning regularly.
Stop using aerosol sprays to reduce CFC.
Open the window to cool your room instead of using air conditioning.
Buy products that are labeled environmentally friendly.
Use a car that is just big enough for your family.
Use biological energy like biodiesel and ehanol.
Replace your old refrigerator .
Defrost your refrigerator regularly.
Take out the unnecessary items from the refrigerator every week.
Use sunlight to dry your clothes.
Use clothes made from natural resources.
Install an automatic safety cut out for your electricity system.
Use green colored glass to reduce the heat in your home.
Stop burning grass in the field.
Reduce the brightness of your computer monitor.
Set a timer to turn off your air conditioning before dawn.
Build houses to make use of natural air currents and light.
Don’t put hot food in refrigerator.
Grow your own kitchen garden.
Buy organic vegetable.
Buy locally made products to reduce transportation.
Divide your recyclable garbage into relevant materials.
Turn off your computer monitor at break times.
Shut off your electrical equipment in the evening when you leave work.
Use a portable computer as it uses less energy than a desktop model.
Just print in black and white wherever possible.
Do not drive over the speed limit.
Don’t carry unnecessary stuff in the trunk of your car.
Check your car regularly to make sure it is in good condition.
Check your tires regularly.
Check your car for oil or other leaks, and recycle motor oil.
Keep your car tuned up and your oil changed.
Keep your tires properly inflated.
Keep your wheels properly aligned.
Cut driving miles.
Save trash and dispose of it at rest stop.
Buy a car that is more fuel–efficient and produces lower emissions.
Use eco-friendly car.
Use smaller paper for smaller memos.
Avoid buying food or products packaged in plastic or styrofoam containers since
they cannot be recycled.
Buy locally grown food when possible.
Don’t buy products made from endangered animals.
Reduce your meat consumption or you can sign the pledge to be vegetarian.
Join a conservation organization.
Volunteer your time to conservation projects.
Give money to conservation projects.
Encourage your family, friends, and neighbors to save resources too.
Teach children to respect nature and the environment.
Plant a tree(Go Green).
Use recycled bag to save the environment.
Source: Honda ads at KOMPAS April 17th, 2008.