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So how do we help?

What can we do to help to fight the climb of greenhouse gasses in our one and only small little planet? We are all concerned about how much really can one person’s actions affect this global phenomenon. Can I really make a change?

Well, we are more than 6 billion single persons on this planet and hopefully, it is not only you that is taking an action. Some of us are executives in large multinational companies that can affect decisions regarding use of energy and resources.
If some of these executives are on our side (sorry, our “planet side”), we can, and we will make a change!

Following are ideas for actions and habits you can start with.
Don’t jump too quickly into deep water. Start slow and after a while some of these steps will become a second nature for you.

 

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Great ideas regarding Packaging

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Packed products

Save money and save the environment by purchasing products with less packaging.
This will lead to fewer packaging requirements, less energy to produce packaging and less trash.
The packaging cost is built into the price of the product. Less packaging will lead to lower costs.

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Recycled food packaging

Use products made of recycled materials (mainly paper, cardboard and plastic).
When shopping for packed food you should look for the "recycled" logo on the packing and purchase these products.
You can distinguish a recycled carton by its colour being dark brown or grey (look at the bottom of the carton where there is no printing).

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Aerosols

Avoid buying products in aerosols. They are hard to recycle and most of them utilize gasses that are not environmentally friendly. Try and use hand sprays (hand pump) instead.

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Fast food packaging

Save money and save the environment by avoiding Fast Food - you will be healthier and you will not contribute to the growing mountains of garbage due to the over-packing requirements of these food types.

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Green Picnic

Make your Picnic a green one - minimize the use of paper and plastic plates, cups and utensils and instead use real plates, cups and cutlery.
When lighting the barbeque avoid using lighting fluids or similar chemicals as they are harmful to the environment and may also be carcinogenic.

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