If you have a car, don’t use it for short distances. Trying to use it as little as possible and walking not only is good for your health and the environment, but helps you save money. Moreover, it avoids the burning of fuels and dramatically reduces greenhouse gases emissions.
Make sure your car is in good condition, and doesn’t have a fuel leak or engine failure which produces large amounts of smoke. Find out if you can change or adapt your car to some kind of clean energy; if not, choose those fuels with less lead and sulfur content.
Avoid sporadic accelerations because they increase the combustion process, which means higher greenhouse gases emissions and less money in your pocket because of the speed.
Keep the tires of your vehicle in good condition and it will consume less fuel. You can save 100 kg of waste and reduce your ecological footprint in 3% by consuming less gasoline in a year.
You must put sanitary waste and wrappers in the trash and not throw them down the toilet, doing this you will prevent them from reaching the sea.
You should have a dump for chemical products and oil, do not dispose them of the drainage system.
Reduce the use of chemical products such as aerosols and air fresheners in your home, since they affect the environment significantly.
Learn about what our environment is. The more you know, the more you will be able to do for your planet. Contact your friends and explain why it is important to take care of our environment and the urgent need to create a sustainable future.
Think carefully before buying marine products, such as crustaceans and coral ornaments. Ask where they come from and make sure they have been harvested with the best judgment and without damaging ecosystems.
Do not eat fish or shellfish during closed season in order not to accelerate its extinction.