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Greenliving

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Greenliving

  1. 1. Green Living At College By Mary Ellen Martinez
  2. 2. Beeswax Candles <ul><li>Instead of using scented candles made of paraffin and synthetic fragrances, use Beeswax candles. They are natural and double as an air cleaner in their own right. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Stainless Steel Water Bottles <ul><li>Use Stainless steal water bottles, instead of plastic ones. They come in a variety of colors and reduce the need of plastic </li></ul>
  4. 4. “ F r ee and Clear” laundry detergent <ul><li>Stop washing your clothes with scented laundry detergent. The chemicals can end up in your drinking. Instead buy free and clear detergent . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Compact Fluorescents <ul><li>Change all our lights in your dorm from halogens to compact fluorescents. Halogen can be a fire hazard and use more electricity than compact fluorescents. </li></ul>
  6. 6. All Purpose Green Cleaners <ul><li>Toxic All-Purpose cleaners are harmful to your health and the environment. Make the switch to green cleaners. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Herbal bug Sprays <ul><li>Normal bug sprays contain DEET which is a harmful chemical. Use herbal alternatives that can be found in health food stores. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Earth Day 2009 <ul><li>Click to watch a video on earth day </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24_gqlIURMs </li></ul>

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