Sunday, February 22, 2009

Sustainable living tips last week

1: Sustainable living tip number one was that you are not really recycling unless you're buying recycled. Sustainable living requires consious efforts like consuming recycled products.

2: Sustainable living tip number two was to Deep soak your lawn instead of light sprinkling. It’s sustainable to let the water seep to the roots. Sprinkling is not sustainable as the water tends to evaporate faster and results in shallow root system.

3: Sustainable living tip number three was to check your taps for leaks. its sustainable to add a new washer to stop that drip. One drip per second wastes around 1200 litres of water in a year, that’s around 4 litres a day.

4: Sustainable living tip number four was to grow shady plants in front of the Sunny walls and Air Cons. It's Sustainable because it reduces cooling needs in summer, and it's also Sustainable cos it can improve Air Cons efficiency up to 10%

5: Sustainable living tip number five was to Purchase a water saving toilet for sustainable water efficiency.

6: Sustainable living tip number six was to check your fridge door seals, It not sustainable if cold air is slipping out. It is sustainable to spray some silicone spray to renew the rubber sustainably. It is also sustainable to check on the availability of replacement seals.

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