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How can everyone of us help the environment1 bilic1

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How can everyone of us help the environment1 bilic1

  1. 1. How can everyone of us help the environment? Nikol Bilić, 8.a
  2. 2.  Here we have some useful tips on how we can help the enwironment.
  3. 3.  1. When you go shopping, bring your own bag instead of purchasing plastic bags.
  4. 4. 2. Buy no more then you really need - Buy rationally. I just came for bread…
  5. 5. 3. Buy products with long life (for example - planted Christmas tree or the one with more durable materials.)
  6. 6. 4. Buy fresh foods that require less packaging then vacuum packaging.
  7. 7. 5. Buy drinks in returnable bottles
  8. 8. 6. Give support to local food manufacturers or stores that sell local produce.
  9. 9. 7. Buy recycled products ; toilet paper and bags for gifts. Their production reqires 95% less energy.
  10. 10. 8. Use organic and herbal soaps and shampoos, and natural cleaning products.
  11. 11. 9. Avoid aerosol and use only products with pumping suspensers that allow re-filling.
  12. 12. 10. Leave the refrigerator open as little time as you can for less energy consumtion
  13. 13. 11. Take a showe instead of a bath. You can save considerable amonts of water
  14. 14. 12. Save the thermal energy. While heating the room, close the windows, so you won't heat the street.
  15. 15. 13. Make sure that the light is not on the premises when there is no one. Make sure the other folks do it as well
  16. 16. 14. Repair the damaged pipe from which the water is running without control.
  17. 17. 15. Compost your leftovers and scraps for your garden fertilazation
  18. 18. 16. Water your garden and yard in the evening or early morning to prevent evaporation during summer.
  19. 19. 17. When you take a pet for a walk, clean up what remains after it.
  20. 20. 18. Stop using drinking straws in restraurns.
  21. 21. 19. Walk or take a bike - leave the car in the garage as long as possible
  22. 22. 20. Use rechargeable batteries.
  23. 23. 21. Use public transport or arrange to share a car with friends.
  24. 24. 22. Recycle paper
  25. 25. 23. Recycle glass
  26. 26.  - So, we should not always think about ouselves, because the environment needs us, and we need it even more. Therefore, make sure you follow these tips for the benefit of the environment, and thus ourselves. Foundation for change is personal change that starts with each one of us. Let us not be passive observers. Participate actively!
  27. 27.  - It is good that the children in the family start to take care and properly treat the environment in which they live from early childhood. If we start acting on environmentaly friendly basis in our young age we will deevlop lifelong habits that have the proper relationship to the environment in which we live. We will keep an eye on the cleanness and realize the need to preserve the natural balance, which is necessary for the normal life of the individual and of all humanity.
  28. 28.  I would like to finish with the famous sentence, Think Globally, Act Locally!

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