Save the world by changing a few light bulbs.
How do CFL bulbs help?
Environment for kids
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According to some reliable sources, if every household re-
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  1. 1. Save the world by changing a few light bulbs. How do CFL bulbs help? Environment for kids mocomi.com/learn/environment/
  2. 2. According to some reliable sources, if every household re- placed just one regular incandescent light bulb with a com- pact fluorescent light bulb, it would prevent 90 billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, the equivalent of taking 7.5 million cars off the road. And the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says that by replacing regular light bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs at the same minimal rate, people would save enough energy to light more than 2.5 million homes for a year. Your electricity bill will reduce by approx 30%. Compact fluorescent light bulbs use at least two-thirds less energy than standard incandescent bulbs to provide the same amount of light, and they last up to 10 times longer. The only real drawback to using compact fluorescent bulbs is that each one contains about 5 mg of mercury, a toxic heavy metal that can cause serious health problems if inhaled or ingested over a period of time or in large enough doses. As a result, many environmentalists and other ex- perts recommend recycling compact fluorescent bulbs to make sure they don't end up in landfills. What‛s in it for you? Sounds strange? Not if you use a CFL. Read more. Copyright 2011 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.©
  3. 3. See what changes you can make in your home. Ask your parents to do the same at their workplace. Talk about this with your friends so they look at making these changes in their homes. Suggested Activity: Copyright 2011 Mocomi & Anibrain Digital Technologies Pvt. Ltd. All Rights Reserved.© For more Educational articles and video for kids, visit: mocomi.com/learn/

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