Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Think Green And Be Green - Its Easy

Think Green And Be Green - Its Easy

Being green is really easy, you just need to think about it and act. Too many people just don't think about how much damage they are doing to this earth. It is really just a selfish act not to be green. Here are some tips where you can now start to become greener and save money as well.

Turn It Off

Turn out the lights and get into the the habit of doing so. This also applies to other electric devices not in use.

Light Bulbs
Use energy saving bulbs, they last longer and use 75% less energy.

Washing Clothes
Wash clothes in your washin machine using cold or cooler water. 75% can be asved this way and drying should be done by hanging them up to dry outside or in a ventilated room.

Turn it Down
Wearing more clothes in the winter so that you can lower your heater's thermostat by a few degrees.

Recycle plastic, paper, glass and aluminum cans make some money off of your recycled products by taking them to a local recycling centre that pays.

Eco Friendly Bag
100 billion plastic bags are thrown away every year get an eco friendly bag when going out shopping.

Use Public Transport
Use public transportation or share a car with friend when shopping or going to work.It iwll help the environment and save you a lots of money on fuel and wear and tear on your car.

Eco Friendly Watering
Water your garden at night or before the sun rises in the morning. This will reduce evaporation and be more efficient.

Environment Friendly Products
Buy eco friendly products such as re-fills and second-hand merchandise from bargain stores and try to stick to locally made goods and produce.

Plant a Tree
Trees absorb carbon dioxide and provide us with much needed oxygen. Planting a tree is a great and useful activity and will help reverse the effects of global warming.

Think green and be green - It's easy!
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