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How to reduce global warming from home

July 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

If you want to do your bit to save the word you need look no further than your own home to start. We all know the effect global warming is having on our planet; here are some things you can do to lessen the impact.

Recycle: re use anything that can be re used. Do not purchase new plastic containers re use the empty containers, re use plastic bags at the supermarket. Plastics cause so much damage to the environment.

CFL bulbs: these energy efficient bulbs use a lot less energy than conventional bulbs.

When buying new household appliances, buy energy and water efficient appliances.

Save energy use in the house by switching off unused appliances, even when in stand by mode they use considerable amounts of energy, make sure the house is well insulated to maximize the use of heating and air conditioning. Make sure all appliances are well serviced to ensure minimum energy consumption.

Plant plenty of trees in and around your garden. They clean the air around you and help keep the surroundings cooler, reducing the need for air conditioning.

Produce your own energy at home such as solar and wind power.

Use a hybrid car to reduce emissions.

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