jueves, 15 de octubre de 2009
Ride the bus as often as possible or ride your bike or walk wherever possible.
Turn the water off while brushing your teeth.
Recycle your batteries to reduce the 179,000 tons of them that end up in landfills each year.
Cut as much beef out of your diet as possible. The meat industry is responsible for 18 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.
Stop using disposable plastic bags at the grocery store, only 3 percent of which are recycled each year. Instead, buy reusable grocery bags.
Turn off your computer each night before bed, which could save 83 percent of its carbon emissions.
Unplug your cell phone charger when it’s not in use, as well as other appliances around the apartment.
Instead of buying bottles of water, invest in a reusable one and fill it at water fountains.
Use both sides of paper and then recycle. Only 9 percent of the 8 million tons of paper used each year is recycled. Print double-sided.
When you leave a room, turn off the lights.
Switch from incandescent light bulbs to compact fluorescent light bulbs.
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