IGNIS Summer 2017 - Page 12

HOW ECO-FRIENDLY ARE YOU? Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – almost everyone was introduced to the 3Rs in nursery and primary school. It’s now automatic to use a recycling bin for a bottle or a can; but how eco-friendly is your lifestyle? Do you turn off the water while you brush your teeth? Unplug all electronic gadgets when they are not being used? Walk or cycle instead of taking the bus or the taxi of mum and dad? Check out your carbon footprint and buy 12 IGNIS locally? Use a water filter instead of buying bottled water? Use the best types of energy saving lightbulbs? Print out only the minimum needed on paper and recycle the paper you do use? Use rags or old t-shirts etc for cleaning with green friendly cleaning products instead of paper kitchen towel? Small changes in habits mean that you don’t have to be an eco-warrior to help the environment. However, there’s so much more can be done.