News - Save the earth
by Life Positive
Switch off your monitor when not in use. Shut down your computer before leaving for home, and switch off the power supply. All of us are big-time Googlers. Have you heard of the Blackle search engine? Blackle (Google-powered) is a search engine designed all in Rich Black so that your system consumes less power. So change your homepage.
A sustainable lifestyle Print only if required. Forego printing out e-books. If you have forgotten to give double-side prints, use empty sides as scribbling pads Say no to plastic bags. Counter temptation with a cloth bag.
Grow more plants.
Minimize the use of horns.
Use rechargeable batteries. Though expensive, itís a one-time purchase. Recharge when required, donít plug it in all day, especially cellphones, MP3s, iPods and laptops.
Stick with ink pens. If you must use a ballpoint pen, buy refills instead of buying new pens. Pencils are much better for rough use!
Close water taps before preening in front of the mirror. Shaving and brushing teeth waste a lot of water, please be frugal here. Instead of using running water use a mugful. Place a heavy block or a filled bottle of water in your flush tank, so that you use less water with each flush.
Turn off lights and projectors before walking out of meetings.
Take a few minutes off to learn about topics like global warming, air/ noise/land/water pollution.
The Earth has already become a dangerous place to live in for the animals and birds. Soon it might be our turn. So letís pledge to save our beautiful planet.
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