3. Take action to reduce
global warming: There
are many things you
can do to minimize the
release of green house
gases into the
the less we depend on
fossil fuels, the better!
4. Grow your own food: If you have access
to some land, maybe you can Practice
Sustainable Agriculture. If all you have is
a balcony, you can still grow things like
beans peas, tomatoes, and herbs in pots.
5. Watch your water: Look for ways to Save
Water around the house, and encourage others
to do the same. In addition to using less water,
take steps towards keeping the water we
already have nice and clean, How to Reduce
6. Reduce, reuse, and recycle! When you do buy
stuff, try to make sure it's stuff that will last a
long time and can serve multiple purposes;
avoid buying disposable items when possible.
Also, consider the "greenness" of the company
that made it! Before throwing anything away,
try to find creative ways to reuse it.
7. Enjoy the outdoors:
Communing with nature is
than going to the movies
or restaurant or mall.
Instead of travelling with
an RV, why don't you Go
Canoe Camping? Instead
of getting McDonald's or
Wendy's, why don't
you find nature's
munchies? Instead of
staying at a hotel, why
don't you pitch a tent or
8. Green your home :
your home so you have
less space to heat or cool
and less room to fill up
with stuff you really
don't need. If you want
to be extra green, Start
Living in a Tiny
House, Camp As a
9. Remember the 3 R's: Reduce, Reuse,
Reduce the amount of waste you use! Bring your
own shopping bag, use a reusable water bottle, and
invest in a good mechanical pencil!
Reuse waste! Could that can make a good pencil
holder? Or maybe that bag could be used for
Recycle! If you are fortunate enough to have a
recycling program in your area, recycle! It will get
10. Materials ranging
from precious metals
to broken glass, from
old newspapers to
plastic spoons, can be
reclaims the original
material and uses it in
11. Sometimes it’s helpful to see
examples of the effects of
recycling and being
conservative with resources.
Here are a few:
• One recycled glass bottle
saves enough energy to light
a 100 watt bulb for 4 hours
• One recycled aluminum
can saves enough energy to
run a television for 6 hours.
12. a. Save energy to save environment.
Install compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)
when your older incandescent bulbs burn
Unplug appliances when you're not using
them. Or, use a "smart" power strip that
senses when appliances are off and cuts
"phantom" or "vampire" energy use.
13. a. huh
b. Save water to save
Take shorter showers to reduce
water use. This will lower your
water and heating bills too.
Install a low-flow showerhead.
They don't cost much, and the
water and energy savings can
quickly pay back your
14. a) N
c) Stop doing global warming.
d) Stop doing pollution.
e) Use reusable water bottles.
f) Have a plant or two in your house, not
only does it help the environment but it
is healthy as well.