What can we do to reduce pollution?

Waste Minimization

  • Use few materials.
  • Print double sided.
  • Remove unnecessary light bulbs.
  • Buy products with minimal packaging.
  • Reuse waste - use shredded paper as packing instead of purchasing packing "peanuts."
  • Recycle wastes that cannot be reused.
  • Avoid using/trashing hazardous supplies

Water Quality

  • Install low flush toilets.
  • Use water sparingly.
  • Develope an education program for industrial wastewater.
  • Repair any leaks.
  • Clean waste on beaches and be an example for everyone.

Air Pollution

  • Carpool when possible.
  • Ride the bus or bike/walk.
  • Drive at moderate speeds.
  • Dispose of any waste found in the environment.
  • Turn off lights when not necessary.


Created with images by Bohman - "Right on track?" • Hans - "drift wood flotsam and jetsam garbage" • SD-Pictures - "industry sunrise sky" • Fields of View - "Planet Liverpool"

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