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How to reduce your Carbon Footprint. By: Lauren Smith And Kiersten Beckford. At Home. Turn any lights you are not using Keep windows and doors shut when using heat and air conditioning Keep house cooler in the winter and warmer in the summer when your not there

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How to reduce your carbon footprint

How to reduce your Carbon Footprint

By: Lauren Smith

And

Kiersten Beckford


At home

At Home

  • Turn any lights you are not using

  • Keep windows and doors shut when using heat and air conditioning

  • Keep house cooler in the winter and warmer in the summer when your not there

  • Only run dish washer and washer when full

  • Hand things to dry and avoid dryer when possible

  • Energy efficient light bulbs

  • Unplug chargers and gaming systems when not in use

  • Recycle plastic, paper and glass


Traveling

Traveling

  • Car pool

  • Energy efficient cars

  • Take bus or train

  • Combing errands into one trip

  • Walk or ride bike if possible

  • Reducing number of flights you take

  • Use car with more space to avoid using roof carrier


How to reduce your carbon footprint

Food

  • Drink tap water instead of bottled water

  • Buy local fruits of grow them yourself

  • Reduce meat consumption

  • Buy organic

  • Buy products produced locally instead of over seas

  • Don’t buy over packaged products (bulk)


Recreation

Recreation

  • Increase your physical activity

  • Avoid things that’s aren’t man powered, such as quads, dirt bikes and go karts

  • Go to a community pool instead of having one in your backyard to save water and electricity


Etcetera

Etcetera

  • Reduce Reuse and Recycle

  • Donate old electronics

  • Don’t waste food because producing methane in landfills

  • Double side print

  • Bring a lunch

  • Energy star electronics, appliances and windows

  • Work from home when can

  • Maintain steady speed while driving


How to reduce your carbon footprint

Works Cited

"Save Energy, Reduce Carbon Emissions." Carbonfund.org | Carbon offsets for your carbon footprint & fighting global warming. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Jan. 2011. <http://www.carbonfund.org/saveenergy?gclid=CJWEj52XoaYCFQjd4AodUQ6XnQ>.

insulation, installing 180mm thick loft. "Carbon Footprint - Carbon Footprint Reduction." Carbon Footprint - Home of Carbon Management. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Jan. 2011. <http://www.carbonfootprint.com/minimisecfp.html>.

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