1. is there a need to save
The reason for this sudden global call to save earth is the destruction
that has changed the face of earth. Problems like global warming,
pollution, overuse of minerals, deforestation and natural calamities
like volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, earthquakes, etc. have caused
destruction on earth.
2. is responsible for
4. USE COMPACT FLUORESCENT BULBS
If you replace 3 frequently used light bulbs with
compact fluorescent bulbs, you save 300 lbs. of
carbon dioxide and Rs.2,789.40 per year.
5. INFLATE YOUR TIRES
Keep the tires on your car adequately inflated.
Check them monthly. You can save about 250 lbs. of
Carbon Dioxide and about Rs.39,000 per year.
6. USE RECYCLED PAPER
Make sure your printer paper is 100% post consumer
recycled paper. You can save 5 lbs. of carbon dioxide
per ream of paper every year.
7. BUY MINIMALLY PACKAGED GOODS
Less packaging could reduce your garbage by 10%
and also save 1,200 pounds of carbon dioxide and
nearly Rs.47,000 per year.
8. BUY A HYBRID CAR
An average hybrid car driver could save 16,000 lbs.
of CO2 and about Rs.1,74,000 per year.
9. CARPOOL WHEN YOU CAN
Own a big vehicle? Carpooling with friends and co-
workers saves fuel. You can save 790 lbs. of carbon
dioxide and thousands of rupees per year.
10. PLANT A TREE
Trees suck up carbon dioxide and make clean air for
us to breathe. By planting just one tree, you can save
about 2,000 lbs. of carbon dioxide per year.
11. REPLACE OLD APPLIANCES
Inefficient appliances waste energy. Save hundreds
of lbs. of carbon dioxide and thousands of rupees
12. UNPLUG UN-USED ELECTRONICS
Even when electronic devices are turned off, they
use energy. By unplugging them, you can save over
1,000 lbs. of CO2 and Rs.12,000 per year.