How Can We Reduce Our Ecological Footprint??. How can we reduce our ecological footprint??? Recycle Products when possible Buy Products made from recycled.

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  • How Can We Reduce Our Ecological Footprint??
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  • How can we reduce our ecological footprint??? Recycle Products when possible Buy Products made from recycled materials Re-Use materials and avoid disposable products (not everything is recyclable) Reduce the amount we buy (Do I NEED another pair of jeans???)
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  • Find products that have less packaging/Buy in Bulk Use re-usable water bottles. Shop from environmentally friendly companies (youll have to do some research) Buy locally produced materials
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  • Buy Organic Food Use environmentally friendly alternatives to household chemicals Re-useable Shopping Bags Dont buy/order more food than you will actually eat Eat less red meat (or become a vegetarian)
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  • Walk, Ride a Bike or use Public Transportation Dont heat or air condition to extremes Buy Energy Star Appliances Buy Fuel-Efficient Cars and keep them in good repair
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  • Wear clothes made from cotton, wool and natural fabrics instead of synthetics Carpool to work/school or walk! Insulate Buildings and Homes Turn Lights off when not using them Take shorter showers (5 minutes less everyday??)
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  • What else can we do????
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  • Tragedy of commons http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTurihxST nI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTurihxST nI Great pacific garbage clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5y1W5xd uiE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5y1W5xd uiE Gpgp clip
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  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP1nzCqo T9g http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP1nzCqo T9g Ecological footprint video clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZFkUeleHP Y Tragedy of the commons animation

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