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PLEDGE - Be a green warrior
By adopting few of the under-mentioned activities, we as responsible citizens can continue our uninterrupted lifestyle while also creating a healthier and greener future for our generations to come.
Individual Actions Benefits Impact

Replace just one 100W ICL bulb with a 20W Compact
Fluorescent Lamp (CFL)

Reduce annual electricity bills* by ‘ 409

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 84 kg on every replacement

Use a table lamp while studying

Reduce annual electricity bills by ‘ 277

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 57 kg on every change

Switch from a desktop to a laptop

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 205 to 279 kg per desktop replacement

Reduce annual electricity bills by ‘ 1000 to 1360

Turn off lights and fans when not in use

Reduce annual electricity bills by ‘ 134

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 28 kg per household

Go out for a couple of hours everyday instead of watching TV/computer and be
healthy

Reduce annual electricity bills by ‘ 301 to 453

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 62 to 93 kg per person

Use a BEE 5 star rated frost free refrigerator

Reduce annual electricity bills by ` 1312

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 269 kg on every refrigerator

Use the geyser efficiently
(Bathe in quick succession and switch off the geyser)

Reduce annual electricity bills by ‘ 1676

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 344 kg per geyser

Install a solar water heater

Reduce annual electricity bills by ‘ 3352

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 687 kg on every installation

Reduce the temperature setting on the geyser
Geysers come with a factory setting of 60oC but you need water at only 40oC for
a comfortable bath

Reduce annual electricity bills by ‘ 838

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 172 kg per geyser

Eat together
(Heat food at one go to reduce unnecessary use of microwave oven for just
5 mins a day)

Reduce annual electricity bills by ‘ 146

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 30 kg per microwave

Use a cold cycle in the washing machine

Reduce annual electricity bills by ‘ 478

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 98 kg per washing machine

Switch off appliances at the plug point not only with a remote

Reduce annual electricity bills by ‘ 518

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 106 kg per household

Use paper only when required
(Reduce printing by just one ream of paper a month.)

Save money

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 87 kg for every user

Request for e-statements

Save resources

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 5.22 kg for every user

Use and pass on textbooks (100 students use and pass on their 10 well maintained textbooks to juniors)

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 870 kg for every 100 students

Plant trees

One tree can sequester anywhere between 3.66* to 10 kg of carbon dioxide every
year. Plant and nurture 50 trees.

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 183 – 500 kg every year for 100 years

Carpool to work

Reduces annual fuel cost by ‘ 29352

Reduces annual CO2 emissions by 1321 kg

Take a bus to school

Reduce annual fuel cost by ‘ 6941

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 477 kg

Put on your walking shoes for short trips

Reduce annual fuel cost by ‘ 242 to 1071

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 11 to 48 kg per vehicle

Switch off ignition at traffic red lights

Reduce annual fuel cost by ‘ 1071 to 1417

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 48 to 64 kg per vehicle

Regularly inflate vehicle tyres

Reduce annual fuel cost by ‘ 3344

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 150 kg per vehicle

Use pressure cookers daily

Reduce annual fuel cost by ‘ 1048 (cost of 3 cylinders)

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 125 kg per household

Use fuel efficient cooking methods (Reduce gas usage by 20 mins a day per household)

Reduce annual fuel cost by ‘ 524

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 62 kg per household

At home compost your kitchen wastes

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 68 kg per household

Conserve just 100 litres per household per day through various measures

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 24 - 63 kg

Harvest 1000 litres per household per day over 40 days of rainfall.

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 27 to 70 kg per household

Use a BEE 5 star rated split air conditioner (1.5 tons)

Reduce annual electricity bills by ` 1382

Reduce annual CO2 emissions by 283 kg on every air conditioner

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