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Suggestions to reduce pollution
Travel respecting the air
If you use public transport more than private cars, you will reduce air pollution in your city. Public means of transport (buses, trams, trains), bicycles or your own legs are the best way to help the environment.
The cooler you are, the cooler the Earth
In winter, if we only reduce the average temperature in schoolrooms by one centigrade, we will reduce CO2 emissions inside the school by 7%.
Remember to switch off the light if you do not need artificial light. If you keep a 60 W bulb off for 5 hours a day, in one year you will save around 80 kg of CO2. In fact, in order to produce 1 kWh approximately 0.72 kg of CO2 are released into the atmosphere
Paper is always young!
Also by recycling paper we can reduce the emission of dangerous gases. In order to produce paper we need energy, we have to cut down trees and use chemical products like binders, whitening substances and solvents, that provoke air pollution.
Password: choosing, differentiating and recycling
Waste disposal releases a large quantity of dangerous gases into the atmosphere. For instance, for each kg of organic waste 0.31 kg of methane (a very dangerous greenhouse gas) is produced. Let us choose products with a recyclable package. Differentiating and recycling waste means producing fewer gases that damage the environment.
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