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Tips on caring for the environment

Caring for the world we live in is not that difficult. There are several ways we can show we respect the environment so that we can preserve and hand it down to future generations.

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It starts by educating the young not to waste the scarce resources of the earth. There are simple and easy ways where both children and adults can learn.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

Water for example is a very precious resource. Save water by closing the tap when brushing teeth.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

Water for example is a very precious resource. Save water by closing the tap when brushing teeth.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

Avoid long showers. Run washing and dishwashing machines only at full loads.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

Recycle things around the house such as paper, cartons or glass jars.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

To make recycling easy, separate waste such as paper, glass and plastic.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

To make recycling easy, separate waste such as paper, glass and plastic.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

Get a compost bin that you can use to put your fruit and vegetable peels. You can use it later on as a fertiliser for your garden or to improve the soil.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

Dispose of old appliances and electronics properly by bringing them to the recycling centre.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

Close doors and windows when you use the heating or air-conditioning system to save on energy.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

Turn off lights as soon as you leave the room. Invest in sensors and timers so you only switch on lights outside whenever necessary.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

Walk, climb stairs or cycle whenever you can and minimise using your car.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

Do not use disposable plates, cutlery and glasses so you don't have plastic and styrofoam waste.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

From carpooling to making your own garden, there are several ways you can show Mother Earth you care and make this world a better place to live in.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

From carpooling to making your own garden, there are several ways you can show Mother Earth you care and make this world a better place to live in.

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What is fracking and how can it lower household energy charges?

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