Saturday, July 25, 2009

Simple tips for reducing your carbon footprint

Here are some tips for reducing you carbon footprint and save environment.

Your television area can usually have a plethora of cords: The television, cable box, stereos, DVD players should all be plugged into a surge protector that you can easily switch off when you are not using them. This way, your appliances do not sap electricity while they are not in use.

Common Area Ligting: Solar Ligting is a useful source of resuseable energy which used properly for common area lighting will save a lot of Energy(Power). Automating the Lighting system will further saves More Energy enabling us to contribute to resolve ISSUE OF GLOBAL. WARMING.

Send an e-card instead of a paper card: Wish your friends and relatives on special occasion with e-card. This is cheapest and easiest way to wish them. Save paper by sending e-card.

Use public transport on your way to airport:Most hub and regional airports have good public transport links, which means you can catch the bus or train instead of driving to the airport and adding to your carbon footprint even more

Dual piping for apartment: Residents can use one pipe for drinking, bathing and utensil cleaning where other pipe will bring in rain water and treated water for toilet, lawns, washing cars, floors etc. This will enables to save 40% of potable water.

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