It is important to treat your environment well, in order to be looked after in return, so that you, your children, grandchildren and so on live a comfortable life. Here are 7 tips on going green and staying green.
7 Shut down Your Computer when Finished Using
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Now this tip applies to both at home and work. When you know that you will not be using your computer for a while turn it off instead of putting it on standby. Again, doing this saves a lot of energy otherwise wasted.
6 Drive Only if Necessary
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So you need to pop down to the local shop, which is only five minutes down the road by foot. Unless you have a medical reason saying otherwise, walking is the best method of getting to the shop or cycling. Even taking a room of public transport is better than driving your car because it means that fewer vehicles are on the road.
5 Buy a Few Reusable Bags
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Yes, they may cost you in the beginning but often they last a long time and are much stronger than the plastic bags supplied by department stores and shops. After all plastic bags can not be recycled and often after a couple of uses they have to been thrown away.
4 Try to Stop as Much Paper Mail as Possible