12th June 2014
Denis Wright and
21 Ways to be Green
Here are some ways to help your environment:
Go on, turn over a new leaf - every little helps!
you can - glass, tins, paper, plastic, foil, clothes.
|2.||Reuse, repair and reclaim things.|
|3.||Give clean, wearable unwanted clothes and other items to charity shops.|
|4.||Compost kitchen waste or give it to a gardening friend (ask first!)|
|5.||Insulate your home and save energy - cut costs and pollution.|
|6.||Buy cruelty-free cosmetics, bathroom and kitchen products etc.|
|7.||Try not to buy goods with wasteful excess packaging - it costs!|
|8.||Don't drop litter - bin it at home. (Recycle bottles & cans)|
|9.||Don't beg lifts for short journeys - walk if you can!|
|10.||Use public transport or a bike if possible.|
|11.||Look after your green and open spaces - they're precious.|
|12.||Respect nature - it was here first.|
|13.||Cut down on processed 'artificial' snacks - avoid chemicals in food.|
|14.||Treat this world well - it's the only one we've got.|
|15.||Use environmentally friendly 'green' products - read the labels!|
|16.||Buy free-range eggs if possible - battery farming is cruel.|
|17.||Support environmental groups - they're fighting for all our futures.|
|18.||Campaign for cleaner beaches, rivers, countryside, parks, towns|
|19.||Welcome garden wildlife with flowers, berries, ponds, hedges etc|
|20.||Ask your local
Energy Advice Centre to help cut your
family's fuel bills.
|21 .||Tell your friends and family what you are doing, and encourage them to do the same.|
many more things can YOU think of?
It's your future - look after it!