Friday, May 11, 2012

50 Ideas for the Green Innovation Project_Group2_Pollution

50 Ideas for the Green Innovation Project
Addressing POLLUTION!
By Group 2
Chuacokiong, Andrew W.
DueƱas, Edwin T.
Malihan, Marife A.
Silverio, Melanie Anne V.
Wongchuking, Manuel C.
Stop smoking or at least follow the "No Smoking" sign.
Do not use CFC products
If you have nothing good to say, shut up!
Use unleaded gasoline in your cars.
        Don't blow your horn if it's not needed
        Be critical to companies not following the CLEAN AIR act
        Do not urinate in the swimming pool or beach
        Attend to the needs of your pets to avoid too much barking or other loud noise
        Set your speaker volume to a level that is not affecting your neighbors.
        Alternative fuel sources for cars
        Stop dumping into our sewer drains to the ocean
        Do not litter on the highway or in any roads including "eskinitas"
        Stop corporations from dumping their toxins in rivers and land
        Better / more public transportation
        Recycle our used goods
        Replace your light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs
        Buy electricity from renewable source
        Buy energy-efficient appliances
        Support green organizations
        Build treatment plants for sewage
        Have industries build plants to treat their wastes
        Use timers for aircons
        When using aircons, use curtain to block sunlight
        Use glass walls and windows when possible to utilize sunlight
        Give unwanted things to other people instead of throwing away.
        Take a shower instead of using the bathtub
        Use a pail of water instead of taking a shower
        Keep your car properly maintained to keep it in good running condition to avoid smoke emissions.
        Share a ride or engage in car pooling.
        Instead of using your cars, choose to walk or ride a bicycle whenever possible. With this eco-friendly practice, you will also be healthier and         happier by staying fit.
        Never use open fires to dispose of wastes.
        Adopt the 3Rs of solid waste management: reduce, reuse and recycle. Inorganic materials such as metals, glass and plastic; also organic         materials like paper, can be reclaimed and recycled.
        Start composting brown leaves in your yard and green scraps from your kitchen. It will reduce waste while improving your yard and garden         soils.
        Reconnect with nature. Live green by using green power supplied abundantly and freely by wind and the sun. Hang your laundry to dry to         minimize use of gas or electricity from your dryers. Enjoy fresh air from open windows to lessen the use of air conditioning system.
        Patronize local foods and goods. In this manner, transporting goods and foods prepared with GMOs which uses fuel from conventional             energy sources will be minimized.

Use eco-friendly or biodegradable materials instead of plastic which are made up of highly toxic substances injurious to your health.
Create your green space. Value your garden. Plant more trees and put indoor plants in your homes. They clean the air, provide oxygen and beautify your surroundings. Thus, care for them and by protecting them, especially the big trees around and in the forest, you protect yourself and your family, too.
Have a proper waste disposal system especially for toxic wastes this includes garage companies
Take very good care of your pets and their wastes.
Never throw, run or drain or dispose into the water, air, or land any substance in solid, liquid or gaseous form that shall cause pollution.
Do not cause loud noises and unwanted sounds to avoid noise pollution.
Do not litter in public places. Anti-litter campaigns can educate the community.
Industries should use fuel with lower sulfur content.
Industries should monitor their air emissions regularly and take measures to ensure compliance with the prescribed emission standards.
Industries should strictly follow applicable government regulations on pollution control.
Organic waste should be dumped in places far from residential areas.
        Throw trash in the proper places.
        Because of water run-off, don't put oils down the storm drain.
        Cut the plastic ties on sodas so they don't hurt animals in case the ties in up in the bay.
        Say a big "NO" to GMOs or genetically modified organisms. Genetically engineered crops are not only bad for the environment since they         require massive amount of fungicides, pesticides, and herbicides; but GMO altered foods are also health risks and negatively impact                 farmers' livelihood.