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DESCRIPTION49 ways to. By Mr. Nattawut naksing No. 6 Ms. Gulthida henwattana No. 7 Ms. Kwanmesa chongnukroh No . 8. In Your Home – Conserve Energy. Clean or replace air filters on your air conditioning unit at least once a month. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
49 ways to
By Mr. Nattawut naksing No. 6 Ms. Gulthida henwattana No. 7 Ms. Kwanmesa chongnukroh No. 8
LOGO1In Your Home Conserve Energy Clean or replace air filters on your air conditioning unit at least once a month. Use compact fluorescent light bulbs to save money and energy.
Reverse your indoor ceiling fans for summer and winter operations as recommended.
Buy green electricity - electricity produced by low - or even zero-pollution In your home-reduce toxicity.
Wash clothes with warm or cold water instead of hot. Shut off electrical equipment in the evening when you leave work.
4In Your Home Reduce Toxicity
Eliminate mercury from your home by purchasing items without mercury, and dispose of items containing mercury at an appropriate drop-off facility when necessary (e.g. old thermometers).
Learn about alternatives to household cleaning items that do not use hazardous chemicalsBuy the right amount of paint for the job6Use cedar chips or aromatic herbs instead of mothballs.When no good alternatives exist to a toxic item, find the least amount required for an effective, sanitary result.
7In Your Yard
Minimize pesticide use. Put leaves in a compost heap instead of burning them or throwing them away. Yard debris too large for your compost bin should be taken to a yard-debris recycler8Rent or borrow items like ladders, chain saws, party decorations and others that are seldom used.
Use an electric lawn- mower instead of a gas-powered one.9
Leave grass clippings on the yard-they decompose and return nutrients to the soil.
Use recycled wood chips as mulch to keep weeds down, retain moisture and prevent erosion. 10
In Your Office
Copy and print on both sides of paperUse e-mail instead of paper correspondence. Use discarded paper for scrap paper. 11Encourage your school and/or company to print documents with soy-based inks, which are less toxic. Use a ceramic coffee mug instead of a disposable cup.
12Set up a bulletin board for memos instead of sending a copy to each employee.
Use discarded paper for scrap paperUse recycled paper
13Ways To Protect Our Air
Recycle printer cartridges. Shut off electrical equipment inthe evening when you leave work.Avoid slow-burning, smoldering fires. They produce the largest amount of pollution.14
Walk or ride your bike instead of driving, whenever possible. Ignite charcoal barbecueswith an electric probe or other alternative to lighter fluid.Use solar power for home and water heating. 15
Ways to Use Less WaterCheck and fix any water leaks.Install water-saving devices on your faucets and toiletsDon't wash dishes with the water running continuously. 16Wash and dry only full loads of laundry and dishesInstall a low-flow shower headTurn off washing machine's water supply to prevent leaks. 17Ways to Protect Our Water
Learn about your watershed. Revegetate or mulch disturbed soil as soon as possible. Never dump anything down a storm drain.18Check your car for oil or other leaks, and recycle motor oil.Take your car to a car wash instead of washing it in the driveway.Have your septic tank pumped and system inspected regularly
Create Less Trash
Buy items in bulk from loose bins when possible to reduce the packaging wasted. Buy products that you can reuse. Maintain and repair durable products instead of buying new ones. 20Shop with a canvas bag instead of using paper and plastic bags. Compost your vegetable scraps. Buy rechargeable batteries for devices used frequently
21Thank You !