Step 7. Use alternative
WALK OR BIKE. These are healthy alternatives to driving, especially for trips under two kilometers.
CAR POOL. Going in the same direction as your neighbors and friends? Try sharing a car rather than taking 2 or 3 vehicles.
TRY THE BUSWAY. Speedy and efficient, the Busway offers a great environmentally friendly alternative to a petrol guzzling car.
Step 8. Watch what you eat
BUY LOCALLY. Take a trip to your local traditional market. To help reduce CO2 emissions (released from trucks, airplanes, and cargo ships), it’s best to buy food that’s in season, and grown locally.
BUY ORGANIC. Organic foods are grown without pesticides and chemical fertilizers - a healthier option not only for you, but also for the planet.
Step 9. Recycle and buy recycled
BUY RECYCLED PRODUCTS. You will save virgin materials, conserve energy, and reduce landfill waste. Recycled paper products include toilet paper, copy paper, paper towel, and tissues. Look for garbage bags and bin liners labeled “recycled plastic”, and buy recycled toner cartridge for your fax machine and printers.
RECYCLE as much as you can. Separate your rubbish and make it easier for the collector.
Step 10. Protect the ocean
EAT SUSTAINABLE FISH. Eat fish produced in regulated fisheries.
PROTECT ENDANGERED SPECIES. Avoid products made from mother of pearl, other sea shells, turtle shells or shark’s teeth. Don’t eat shark fin soup! Don’t support nations that encourage whaling.
REMEMBER. The healthy of our oceans reflect the health of our planet.
Step 11. Use paper wisely
PRINT DOUBLE-SIDED. Businesses throw away millions of tons of paper every year. Set your printer’s default option to print double-sided (duplex printing).
RESEND IT. Envelopes come in huge quantities for free everyday. If you are careful when opening letters, you can use the envelopes again by simply putting a label over the original address.
USE TECHNOLOGY. Take advantage of technology available and send e-mails instead of letters and memos, pay bills online and ask for electronic bank statements and e-tickets.
Step 12. Share this information
GOSSIP about how to save the planet over a delicious beverage at your favorite coffee lounge.
E-MAIL it to a friend or even better a group of friends.
SMS. Utilize your trendy cell phone to messenger it to a friend.
TEACH your children, it’s their legacy after all.
HAPPY EARTH DAY!!!
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