Sunday, 29 July 2007

5 actions you can take to reduce greenhouse gases

In my previous post, I mentioned SITA Environmental Solutions and their newsletter we received.

Here's another interesting inclusion -

5 actions you can take to reduce greenhouse gases:
  1. turn lights and other high energy devices off when not in use
  2. sign up for accredited green power. speak to your current energy supplier or visit greenpower.gov.au for a list of green energy providers
  3. get a business energy audit to identify potential energy savings
  4. recycle everything you can! SITA can help you recycled a whole host of differentmaterials including paper, cardboard, glass, timber, steel, toner, cartridges, batteries, and fluorescent light globes
  5. wherever possible - catch public transport, carpool, cycle or walk to your destination
Source: "News and Views - March 2007", SITA Environmental Solutions

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Paper Recycling - Quick facts

We recycle all our paper at JEM Promotional Products, and recently received a newsletter from SITA Environmental Solutions. Check out some of the facts on paper recycling featured in their newsletter.
  • One tree makes approximately 3077 pieces of A4 paper
  • Making paper from recycled materials resultsin 74% air pollution and 35% less water pollution
  • One tonne of paper is equal to 40,000 sheets of paper
  • 87% of recycled paper is used in packaging materials
  • Recycling half of the world's paper would save 20 million acres of forested land.
Source: "News and Views - March 2007", SITA Environmental Solutions

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