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8-12/04/2013

COMENIUS

«Think globally, act locally.»

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«I’m ECO, and you?»

What we know about

ecology


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1. Take showers instead of

baths.



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2. Recycle.

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Only scraps of food, plant and

animal waste.

Only plastic containers.

GLASS

PAPER

Only bottles, jars and glass

containers.

Only cardboard and dry

paper, used, free of fat and

without mix of materials.

Only soda cans (aluminium)

and tin (canned food).

PILES

Only piles and batteries of all

kinds.


3. Turn off lights in rooms you

aren’t using.

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4. Turn off the water when

you brush your teeth.

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5. Use low energy light

bulbs.


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When hand-opereted ones will do the job

6. Don’t use electric

appliances.


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To avoid meaningless CO₂ emissions

7. Use public

transportation.



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8. Take your own coffee

cup to work.

Taking your own coffe

cup to work reduce

plastic production a

3%.

Each person throws more

or less 3kg of plastic

glasses a year.


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9. Buy in bulk.

To avoid over-packaging

buy in bulk, it will

reduce notably plastic

bags production.


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10. Instead of toxic

To avoid moths

mothballs, use cedar chips.



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11. Start an organic

garden.


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12. Use latex and other water-based

paints instead of toxic paints.



WATER


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13. Buy rechargeable

batteries.

To avoid the pollution is

better ti buy

rechargeable ✓

batteries.


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14. Educate your children

about the environment.


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15. Minimize the use of garden

chemicals by weeding.


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16. Water lawns at night to

limit evaporation.



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17. Buy milk in cardboard

cartons instead of plastic.

The containers made of

carton are less

dangerous to the

environment than the

plastic.



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18. Use cold water rather than

hot water whenever possible.



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19. Limit or eliminate your

use of “disposable” items.



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20. Learn about global

climate change.


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21. Ant killer: Use chili

powder to hinder entry.



22. Close off unused areas of your

home. Shut off or block heat events.


23. Clean lamps and

lighting fixtures regularly.


24. Remove unnecessary

items from your car.

Each 100 pounds of

weight decreases fuel

efficiency by 1%.


25. Use pump sprays

instead of aerosols.


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1.

Crumple up your old newspaper and use it as

packaging material for any outgoing mail you

send. It's a biodegradable material that will

protect any fragile items you have in your

package.

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2.

Use your old newspaper as garden mulch or

weed block instead of purchasing traditional

mulch from the store. Lay it five pages thick on

the soil, then place soil overtop of the

newspaper to keep it from blowing away.

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3.

Burn the newspaper in your fireplace. This

cheap paper can act as kindling for starting

fires, and it's completely fine for the

environment.

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4.

Use a couple of pages of newspaper as a hot

pad for when you serve hot dishes at the dinner

table. The paper will insulate the pan or baking

dish from burning the table, and keep the food

warm too.

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5.

Use crumpled-up pieces of

newspaper as a window

cleaner for any household or

commercial window. The

paper won't leave pieces of

lint like ordinary towels will,

and it leaves a nice, streakfree

shine. Crumple up the

newspaper in a ball, spray

the window cleaner on the

window, and rub the

newspaper in a circular

motion to clean the window.

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REFORESTATION PLAN

2000-2019

Thanks to this plan the

wooded area has

increased a 30% in the

last four years,

representing and increase

of 68,000 hectares,

because of the concern

of the regional goverment

and the policies of

conservation of natural

areas.

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RENEWAL PLAN FOR GAS

INDUSTRIES

The purpose of this plan is to

provide a support to reform

the industrial equipment

employed with coal, LPG and

diesel produced in the

outskirts of Madrid replacing

them with natural gas fuel.

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RENEWAL PLAN FOR

ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS

The purpose of this plan is

to provide support to reform

the electrical installations

mainly for housing estates in

order to provide safety and

efficiency.

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ENVIRONMENTAL

ASSESSMENT LAW

The 19th of june 2002 the

Community of Madrid

created this law to

establish the legal

framework for

environmental

procedures in order to

ensure adequate

environmental protection.

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WASTE OF THE

COMMUNITY OF MADRID

The 20th of March 2003 an

other law was written

concerning the creation of

Clean Points, defined as a

municipal owned facility for

the collection of waste from

households in wich the user

deposits segregated waste

to facilitate subsequent

recovery of disposal.

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Marta Battilossi, Gaetano Cecere, Miguel Celentani, Pablo

Lanzillotta, Isabel Mattioni, Riccardo Scelsi

Prof.ssa Angela Badino, Prof. Carlo Tognoni

Participans in the Comenius

project of the «Scuola Italiana di

Madrid»

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