How to save the environment! (Number 4)
Here’s some more tips!
1. Buy the right amount of
paint for the job.
2. Review labels of household
cleaners you use. Consider alternatives like baking soda, scouring pads, water
or a little more elbow grease.
3. When no good alternatives
exist to a toxic item, find the least amount required for an effective, sanitary
4. If you have an older home,
have paint in your home tested for lead. If you have lead-based paint, cover it
with wall paper or other material instead of sanding it or burning it off.
5. Use traps instead of rat
and mouse poisons and insect killers.
6. Have your home tested for
7. Use cedar chips or
aromatic herbs instead of mothballs.
8. Avoid using leaf blowers
and other dust-producing equipment.
9. Use an electric lawn- mower instead of a
10. Leave grass clippings on
the yard-they decompose and return nutrients to the soil.