(Tips) Prevent Air And Water Pollution : Do's and Don'ts
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Prevent Air And Water Pollution : Do's and Don'ts
Nature is a source of ultimate resources, preserve and utilize.
Keep environment clean for future generation.
When you harm nature you harm your own future.
A healthy nature will lead to a radiant future.
Lets preserve nature today. Lets Create a better tomorrow.
Let's Start from Home
Use mug instead of running tap while brushing
While taking bath, don't use shower run for
While watering plants, instead of running
hose, use water cane.
Don't allow water overflow from the over head
Use a toilet flush which consumes less water.
Don’t buy loud crackers during Deepawali
Carry cloth,jute or paper bag to the market.
For washing floor,Don't use running hose use
mop and bucket.
Use dustbin for garbage disposal.
Don't junk things break rather think to fix
Plant a garden. Even in urban settings, you
can grow herbs and flowers in pots.
Avoid unnecessary use of lights and fans.
Wear extra-layer of clothes at home instead
of turning up the heater.
Don't louder the volume of your TV, radio and
While shaving, use mug instead running hose.
Never leave food residue in your plate
If you have a choice, pick paper bags over
plastic bags at the grocer and elsewhere if you do take plastic
bags, wash and reuse them.
Don't over packaged’ goods and foods.
Containers and packaging make up about a quarter of the waste stream
Prevention and Control of Vehicular Pollution
Do you really need to drive a car everywhere?
Walk to work, or ride a bicycle
Don't use extensively your private
vehicles,try to use public transportation whenever possible.
Carpool. Two - or four - can ride as cheaply
Avoid congested road and rush hours.
Get a valid pollution under
control certificate from authorized testing centre.
Don’t idle away energy. Beyond
one minute, it is more fuel - efficient to restart your car
Clean up your act. Keep automobiles fuel
filters clean and save the fuel.
Don't forget to Keep your vehicle tuned up.
When a vehicle is running well, it uses nine per cent less fuel and
thus emits fewer toxic and noxious fumes.
Clean the air filter and oil filter
Don't try to replicate mechanical works and
experiment with your car.
Clean the carbon deposit from silencer.
Don't forget to replace your old battery with
new battery when it required.
Maintain recommended tyre pressure .
Don't use clutch pedal as footrest.
Prevention and Control of Water Pollution
Reuse of water whenever possible, Kitchen
water can be used for watering the plants
Don't keep on the tap running while having,
bath, brushing teeth, or washing dishes it wastes about 2 liters of
water every minute.
Plan your kitchen activity to avoid wastage
of fuel and water.
Don’t hose down your lawn or corridor to
clean it. Sweep it off.
Fix leaks promptly. A
dripping joint can waste more than 76 liters of water a day.
Don’t wash the
clothes and kitchen utensils in the water bodies
Take showers instead of baths. Showers use
less water - if you limit them to five minutes. Install low-flow
Don’t litter. When camping, keep the areas
Plastic materials can be a murder weapons for
wildlife, minimise their use. Blown from land and roadsides, they
often end up in the water, where they can entangle and kill birds
Avoid throwing flowers, sweets, puja
materials into a river. It will degrade the quality of water. The
river wont be happy with this.
Use sprinkler for irrigation.
Avoid throughing dead bodies in a river. This
will ultimately landing in the mouth of dogs, vultures & other
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Use scientific method of application
Never dump anything into the water bodies.
Run your dishwasher, washing machine, and
dryer only when you have full loads. When possible, use an outdoor
clothesline instead of a clothes dryer.
Avoid use of weedicides cbseportal.com
Prevention and Control of Noise Pollution
Always maintain your motor vehicle and its
exhaust silencer in proper condition
Avoid using horns except at emergencies.
Ensure that your Diesel Generator Set is
provided with acoustic enclosure which gives a reduction of a
minimum 25 dBA (as per the provisions of the Govt. of India
notification GSR 371(E), dated May 17,2002.
Avoid use of multi toned/air horns in your
Ask for copy of valid type
approval certificate from the dealer while purchasing portable
petrol/kerosene generator sets (as per Govt. of India notification
viz. GSR 742(E), dated September 25, 2000, which prescribes noise
standards for petrol/kerosene generator sets).
Do not install Diesel Generator
Sets without prior approval of the competent authority, if required
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Keep the volume of the loudspeaker or sound
amplification system low so as not to annoy your neighbors .
Avoid use of loudspeaker in the open.cbseportal.com
Ensure that the sound from your music system
is played at volume which does not disturb your neighbor.
Do not use loudspeaker or any sound
amplification system between 10:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M., except in
Play fire-crackers only outdoors in large
open areas and community level.
Do not make your neighbor a captive listener
to your music system.
Purchase only those fire-crackers that comply
the noise standards as provided by the Govt. of India regulation GSR
682(E),dated October 5, 1999.
Do not play fire-crackers between 10:00 P.M.
to 6:00 A.M.
Clean the condenser coils on the back or
bottom of your refrigerator once a year. · Adjust your refrigerator
to a less-cold setting. cbseportal.com
Don't keep on the lights if you will be out
of the room for 15 minutes or more.
Make maximum use of natural light.
Don't use electricity during day time Think
about it - do you really need to turn on a light during the day.
If you use a radiator heat, put a reflector
sheet behind the radiator. It keeps the heat from being absorbed by
Don't prefer incandescent light and replace
energy efficient , compact fluorescent light tubes even if it cost