Going green

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Going green

  1. 1. Going green is a must for a healthy, wealthy & balanced lifestyle !• Why? Benefits? - personal & society• Practical Steps for... • Conservation • Energy • Transportation• Wrap up & go green for life
  2. 2. Why & Benefits• Everything we do has an environmental impact - globalization• Save natural resources, energy & money• nature recycles and so should we• Personal benefits • Save money => Better wealth • Reduce clutter and simplify your life • Health benefits • Better quality of life
  3. 3. Conservation• Consume less, reduce, reuse & recycle• Less paper, stop junk mail - call up company• Buy used rather than new - apply to anything• Buy in bulk => reduce packaging - bigger candy bar verses small• Save water - shower instead of bathing
  4. 4. Energy• Turning off lights & other devices when not in use• Rechargeable batteries• Smaller & more efficient homes• Use compact florescent light bulbs• Lower the temperature - every degree cooler = save 1-3% heating costs
  5. 5. Transportation• Drive a fuel efficient car• Tele-Commute• Car pool & use mass transit• Walk & bike• Virtual meetings verses flying
  6. 6. Wrap Up• Make going green a lifestyle choice• Save the planet for future generations• Benefits not only to ourselves but to society• Leave you with some facts • Everyday in the US we produce enough trash to equal the weight of the empire state building • Recycling 1 aluminum can saves enough electricity to power a tv for 3 hours • If the entire world lived like Americans we would need 5 planets to provide enough resources. Source: www.webecoist.com

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