sometimes i get ideas from thinking; from reading and from my conscience about how to better my life (more comfortable, affordable and practical) and of course ecological. So when i get these ideas i tweet about them with hash tag #ecoLife :
i’ll just enumerate some of the ecological things i think most people should know, so we all advance towards a greener planet. Some points will be in French. Others will just be useful links. This enumeration will not follow any order :

  1. u can use same plastic(same bag) when u go to bakery (french=BOULANGERIE); instead of always parceling per new purchase #ecoLife
  2. ++ {While most plastics are touted as recyclable, the reality is that they’re “downcycled.” } <–so avoid as much as possible #ecoLife
  3. 16 simple ways to reduce plastic waste : http://t.co/3Z9eF01UCX
  4. consider donating old stuffs to a thrift store or similar organization. Your donations can make a big difference for someone else.
  5. Preventative maintenance helps extend the life of your belongings and it also limits the risk of a costly repair…
  6. Stop thinking that the only things you can use are the ones you own: expand into renting and borrowing. #ecoLife
  7. acquire handkerchiefs instead of tissues
  8. 11 ways to produce less garbage : http://t.co/k4pAe0s4Pc
  9. another powerful web tool to help you print just the essential text of a web page in order to economise paper usage (just paste ya URI) : http://t.co/Zw6GHv6NaT
  10. Tahoma et Franklin Gothic se révèlent ainsi parmi les plus gourmandes en encre.#impression, #police; #ecoLife
  11. Pensez aussi à diminuer la taille des caractères pour réduire la pagination. #impression; #ecoLife
  12. Quand vous avez besoin d’imprimer un fichier Powerpoint pr relire, vous pouvez placer plusieurs diapositives sur une seule feuille
  13. bref adopter le recto-verso pr reduire le gaspillage du papier
  14. Utilisez porte-vélos à l’arrière véhicule plutôt que le toit, une remorque plutôt qu’une galerie = 10% de carburant en plus
  15. Tenez-vous en à 5°C de moins que la température extérieure et éteignez-la dès que possible. #climVoiture, #ecoLife
  16. anticiper pr réduire les freinages et changements de vitesse inutiles et éviter de rouler en “sur régime” #conduite, #ecoLife
  17. Share your car with other people
  18. 1 douche rapide de 4 à 5 minutes plutôt qu’1 bain = diviser au min par 4 sa consommation d’eau & d’autant l’énergie pr la chauffer.
  19. Il faut donc Couper les veilles, facile : il suffit de brancher les appareils concernés sur une multiprise à interrupteur. #ecoLife
  20.  ……………………..

The list can just keep on going….. Have a greener life dear friends 🙂


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