101 tips to help save the environment

101 Uses For is popular and let's hope it stays that way. Our second book is presently called 101 tips for self sufficiency; we will certainly dip into this section for ideas. So post away and let's try and get at least one thread up to 101.
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Post: #22189 Martin
Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:05 pm

40 - plant trees
41 - trade in your film camera for digital - much "cleaner" technology
42 - cancel or cut down your newspapers (I'm down to one Saturday paper with the week's tv guide!)
43 - get/make a worm composter
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Post: #22192 The Chili Monster
Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:17 pm

43. Get news delivered straight to your Outlook or Thunderbird box
44. Visit on-line versions of Daily Newspapers
45. Save photos directly to CD
46. Bank on-line
47. Use an on-line spell check :oops:
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Post: #22209 Muddypause
Wed Jun 07, 2006 2:54 pm

48. Die
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Post: #22214 Andy Hamilton
Wed Jun 07, 2006 3:13 pm

Muddypause wrote:48. Die


sorry to be searious for a second but I am not sure about that one, might be just what someone with depression does not need to hear.

what about 48. Stop using electricity and become a strict fruitarian. and never travel anywhere. That should cover it.
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Post: #22216 The Chili Monster
Wed Jun 07, 2006 3:40 pm

Didn't we all forget

51. CARRY A BAG

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Post: #22329 Phfurmutus
Thu Jun 08, 2006 10:39 am

52. Teach the kids how to love their enviorment. They hold the Key.
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Post: #22338 Millymollymandy
Thu Jun 08, 2006 11:32 am

You've missed out on 49 and 50!

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Post: #22339 The Chili Monster
Thu Jun 08, 2006 12:11 pm

Andy wrote:
what about 48. Stop using electricity and become a strict fruitarian. and never travel anywhere. That should cover it

There's three suggestions there ...at least that's how I've interpreted it.
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Post: #22340 Muddypause
Thu Jun 08, 2006 12:34 pm

Andy Hamilton wrote:might be just what someone with depression does not need to hear.


Oh dear; you think I might just have tipped someone over the edge?

How about I reinterpret:-

Ensure zero (or less) population growth.
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Post: #22351 wulf
Thu Jun 08, 2006 2:29 pm

Don't throw away paper that is only blank on one side - keep it for jottings.

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ps. Could somebody please tot up the entries so far and see what number we're on?

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Post: #22355 Martin
Thu Jun 08, 2006 2:52 pm

numbers to be added when they're sorted!
a)Get a cutthroat razor, or grow a beard!
B)Windup radio (no, not Radio1)
c)windup torch
d)use rechargeable batteries
e)in hot weather, turn off the fan, and advertise for a "punkah wallah"
f)darn socks
g) make patchwork quilts
h)save the ends of candles, melt down, and make new ones!
i)go carnivore! - less personal methane production :wink:
j)walk the kids to school, shops etc.
k)berate shop owners offering patio heaters
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Post: #22363 Muddypause
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:20 pm

Martin wrote:i)go carnivore! - less personal methane production


Objection yer 'onour. You may care to Google for 'cows +fart'.
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Post: #22364 Martin
Thu Jun 08, 2006 3:24 pm

I slipped that one in tongue in cheek :dave:
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Post: #22408 The Chili Monster
Thu Jun 08, 2006 9:38 pm

Muddy wrote:
Oh dear; you think I might just have tipped someone over the edge?

How about I reinterpret:-

Ensure zero (or less) population growth


Does that entail birth control or selective breeding?
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Post: #22416 Muddypause
Thu Jun 08, 2006 10:12 pm

Or possibly some creative accounting.
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