We do not inherit the EARTH from our parents,
We borrow it from our children

- Antoine De Saint-Exupery


Green Tips

  • If every family changed three bulbs into CFLs, it will be equal to taking off 3.5million cars off the road.
  • A shower takes 10% less energy than a long bath.
  • It takes 70% less energy to make recycled paper.
  • If you grow corn organically, it will remove approximately 263billion kg of CO2 .
  • A single tree absorbs 1,000kg of CO2 .
  • Buying local products of instead of imported goods can save up to 4,000kg of energy.
  • If every person switches off the lights when he does not need them, it will be enough to light up an entire village.
  • Harnessing solar power will save up to 1,700kg of energy.
  • It takes 6,000,000 trees to make one year's worth tissues for the world.
  • Car owners need to plant 17 trees every year to counter the greenhouse emissions of their car.

Three cheers for trees:

  • One fully grown tree produces oxygen worth Rs 5.5lakh in 50 years.
  • It removes air pollution worth Rs 10.5lakh.
  • It adds Rs 6.5lakh worth of nutrients to the soil, besides checking soil erosion.
  • With every sapling you nurture into a tree, you contribute Rs 22lakh to the cause of environmental health.