Tips for Cleaner Air and a Healthier Planet

 

 

 

 

 

Keep in mind that your choices in two areas – energy use and transportation – will determine your personal contribution to the problems of air pollution and global climate change. Changing these choices will help address these problems! 

 

  1. Drive less: Walk, bike, or take the bus or train instead of driving solo whenever you can.  

  2. When you do drive: combine car trips, carpool, keep your car tuned up, keep your tire pressures up, and don’t top off your tank at the gas station. If you are looking to buy a new car, see the benefits of Clean-Air Cars. 

  3. Use less electricity through energy-efficient products and habits as well as thinking about installing solar panels or a passive solar water heater. 

  4. Use fewer toxic products for household cleaning, painting, washing clothes, or dealing with pests or weeds. 

  5. Shop local to reduce energy use and pollution from transportation of products.    

  6. Shop sustainable to consider product lifecycle: production, use, and disposal. 

  7. Save your fireplace or wood stove for special occasions (see Cleaner Fireplace Burning for tips). Install and use a gas log if you can. 

  8. Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. 

  9. Use a broom instead of a leaf blower and if you use a landscaping service, try to make sure it follows green practices. 

  10. Learn more and share what you learn.  

     

     

    At The EcoFairy, our goal is to help you build a more sustainable life by offering you a line of reusable products. We offer products that last and that will help you reduce the amount of plastic you use.   

     

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