Care for the Environment
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What is meaning of environment Environment can be defined as surroundings in which any organism lives, but especially where people live. Why do we always say save the world This is because the world is not a safe place to live on now because there are many pollution. Then, what is pollution Pollution can be describe as action of making the environment dirty, dirty or harmful materials are put into the environment. Pollution also have many categories. For example, air pollution, water pollution, sound pollution and soil pollution. Many of us heard the news about the pollution of the atmosphere has increased over the last 50 years, the pollution in the centre of town is so bad that people have started wearing face masks, the ice melting on the North Pole, the flood are everywhere cause from the rubbish thrown in the drain, factory that throw their waste in the seas and many more. All these pollution take along time to be fixed. For example, it took six months to clean up the oil pollution on the beaches, hundreds of years to dispose the plastic and many more. There are many ways to save our planet now.
First, we must reduce the usage of plastic bags. As you know, every time we went for shopping things, the supermarket gives you plastic bags to put your shopping in. As we know, plastic is difficult to be disposed of and it is hard to compose in soil. This is because the artificial plastic material made from petroleum. Plastic used to make many objects like our teeth brush, notebook, water bottle, mobile phone, slipper and many more. Although we are surrounded with plastics, we can help to reduce the usage. Plastic bags can be replaced with a paper bag or bag made from sack. Recently, in Malaysia, ???No Plastic Bags Campaign??™ was launched. The campaign was very well received by Malaysian, but the supermarkets still pamper consumers by imposing only 20sen if you want to use plastic bags . If this continues, the campaign would only be in vain.
In addition, we need to reduce open burning. Never burn rubbish, plastics, glossy paper or polystyrene, treated or painted wood, board or plywood. These material are easy to burn and affect the air. Therefore, we should separate our garbage. As we did the blue bins for paper, brown bin for glass as well and plastic or aluminium are orange bin as well. As we know, Malaysian throw their rubbish 4tone per day. Imagine all the rubbish will fill our earth. Then the trick is to recycle.
In addition, we can save the environment by reducing the use of private cars. Sharing is caring. Then it at least take action to reduce CO2 emissions. The way you drive your car also rates has an impact on the environment. But if youre eco-savvy, emissions and fuel consumption can be reduced by up to 25%. The Ways to help our environment are drive off straight away rather than leaving the engine to warm up. Besides the engine is cold, journeys of less than 2 miles pollute by up to 60 % more per mile than a hot engine. Use higher gears as soon as traffic conditions allow. Minimum emissions happen between 40-60 miles per hour and increase when you drive faster. Plus, regular maintenance will reduce emissions. Hard and sharp breaking accelerated use more fuel as well as being more dangerous. Moreover, you can plan ahead by choose quiet routes and combine trips. Do not carry unnecessary weight on the roof or in the boot. Make sure your tires are inflated to the right pressure and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 5%.
All of these ways to save our environment are important for carry out. So, each of us should play our role to protect the environment and take good care of it to make it a better place for human beings to live in.