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SAYING NO IS EASY

Nearly every piece of plastic ever made still exists today. They are not biodegradable. Each plastic bag not only pollutes the environment, but also endangers both land and marine animals.

MISLEADING

Fast food chains resort to large scale misbranding that their products contain zero trans fats. But the high levels of fat and sodium in junk food and fast food can contribute to heart disease by raising blood cholesterol levels.

THE SECOND LIFE

Recycling just the Sunday papers would save more than half a million trees every week.

SHOWER POWER

Consider showering just once a day and make it quick. You will save about 750 litres of water for each time you subtract from your schedule.

THINK GLOBALLY, ACT LOCALLY

SAY NO TO ATM RECEIPT

Say NO when the machine asks you with each transaction, ''Do you want a receipt?" It would save a roll of paper more than two billion feet long or enough to circle the equator fifteen times.

PLAY SAFE

WRAP CREATIVELY

CHANGE YOUR LIGHT

Avoid buying plastic toys for your child as they could be dangerous for him. Go for natural products such as wood.

Avoid buying plastic toys for your child as they could be dangerous for him. Go for natural products such as wood.

Reduce unnecessary energy use such as tube lights, bulbs, high power gadgets. Alternative use can be CFLs and LEDs.

THINK BEFORE PRINTING

SAVE WATER GIVE WATER

OLD IS GOLD

SAVE ENERGY

FRESH AND GREEN

The average cell phone lasts around 18 months, which means 130 million phones will be retired each year. The batteries of these phones introduce toxic substances into our environment.

Unplug your TV when it’s not in use. You will save money and energy. Between 10-15 percent of a TV’s energy is still used when it’s powered off.

Aerated drinks contain excessive sugar. Consuming sugarized drinks can lead to excessive blood sugar levels which in turn can result in diabetes and obesity.

WHAT'S IN THAT BOTTLE?

RETHINK WHAT YOU DRINK

FREE TRANSPORTATION

REUSABLE COFFEE CUP

Aerated drinks contain excessive sugar. Consuming sugarized drinks can lead to excessive blood sugar levels which in turn can result in diabetes and obesity.

90% of the price you pay for the bottled water goes to the plastic bottle, while the water cost you only 10% of the money you give.

More than half of all pages printed are never used. Take print outs only when you have to so that we can save 18.5 million trees every year,

HANG DRY

Get a clothesline or rack to dry your clothes by the air. Your wardrobe will maintain color, fit and your favourite t-shirt will last longer too.

Collect your grey water and reuse it for toilet, irrigation, etc. Go for rain water harvesting.

Whenever possible, buy from local farmers or markets, supporting your local economy. The farmers’ market doesn’t replace the supermarket.

Walk or bike and create zero emissions from fossil fuel.

STOP FLUSHING AWAY YOUR WATER BILLS

High water bills are often caused by leaking toilets that waste large amounts of water.

Invest in a reusable cup, which not only cuts down on waste, but keeps your beverage hot for a much longer time.

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