Monday, May 11, 2009

What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

It is well-known fact that we, as a generation of Indians are at the threshold of the most humongous threat to our environment. It is imperative that we take as many steps as feasible to reverse this damage. As citizens of the planet, and as Indians. If we don't then who will?

1. There is a cute small round press button at the bottom right corner of almost all monitors: Please make use of this,
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

2. Stop printing out Harry Porter, Jeffrey Archer and other e-books. This is a classic example of paper wastage.
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

If you have forgotten to give double-side prints, make sure you make use of the empty sides as scribbling pads or for your kids' imposition

! What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

Take two minutes from your busy schedule before hurrying back home to shut down the computer.
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

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.
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

Plastic bags these days indeed come in bright and flamboyant colours and tempt us to take them home with us. But the saying, "Appearances are deceptive" holds true for these plastic things too. Next time, hold back or go prepared to counter temptation with a cloth bag.
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

Roses, Jasmine, Hibiscus and Peas; All these saplings cost hardly between Rs 10 - 20 each. Can't we afford to plant these in and around our houses? Also, more importantly, caring and maintain them as they grow?
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

Try to segregate the different kinds of waste into Bio-Degradable (Fruit or vegetable waste) , Recyclable (waste Paper, paper products) and Electronics (Floppy disks, CD-ROMS ). Once you have segregated your thrash, look for specialized trash cans to throw them away.
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

Try to minimize the use of horns. Honking drastically increased and this adds to the noi
se pollution and does not provide a conducive environment to live in.
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

Use rechargeable batteries though it's an expensive product, it's one-time purchase. Recharge when required. (Same applies to cell-phones, MP3s, iPods and Laptops)
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

The best pens to use would be ink ones. Though if you have to use a ball point pen, buy refills instead of buying new pens. Pencils are much better for rough use! (That's why we used it at school!!!)
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips... What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

Remember to close water taps before preening in front of the mirror. Of course you are beautiful, but Water is a precious resource!
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

Let's not just wake up and walk out of finished meetings and conferences with a sigh of relief, let us remember to turn off the lights and projectors too.
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

Take few minutes to learn about topics like 'Global Warming' , 'Air / Noise /Land / Water Pollution ' etc apart from constant surfing of News, Latest Gadgets, Movies and Music.
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

Spread this message; to your friends and foes. They too can make a difference.
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

The Earth has already become a dangerous place to live in for the animals and birds. Soon it might be our turn. So let's pledge to save our beautiful planet so that you and your future generations can live happily and peacefully ever after.
What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips... What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips... What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips... What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips... What are you doing to Go Green. Every step, however small, counts. Try these everyday tips...

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