LeisureWorld Health Centre Cork is aware of the constant changing environment and needing to save Earth from pollution and global warming.
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Energy saving tips for your home
Whether you own or rent, are young or old, everyone in your household can get involved in saving energy.
Why should I?
Energy efficiency is not just about saving money on your energy costs, although that does help! Responsible use of energy and the creation of an energy efficient lifestyle help to:
- Reduce your carbon footprint
- Conserve our precious, natural energy resources
- Create an efficient, less wasteful home
- Create a better world for future generations
- Reduce your energy bills
+Statistics quoted in this guide are sourced from the Sustainable Energy Ireland Website www.sei.ie as of 22nd January 2010
But we can start doing that by being aware about our environment and you can start with this quiz.
The thick haze that covers the Arctic every November to April is composed of:
industrial pollutants that "migrate" from Russia
dust from the Canadian tundra
ash fall from erupted volcanoes
parts of ozone layer fallout
"Sea Cow" is the nickname of what animal?
What produces more carbon dioxide than any other source?
Burning of the rainforest
Dry ice factories
Smoke belching cars
One-third of the world's forests are in the:
What produces more oxygen than any other source?
Microscopic ocean plants
How do plants get their food?
They absorb dead insects through their bark
They make their own food from air, sun and water
They take it from the soil through their roots
They feed themselves with rotten plants
What would be the best way to dispose of grass clippings and raked leaves from your yard?
Throw them away
Create a compost heap
Throw them in a river
How much hazardous waste is produced by a person each year in the U.S.?
This is the oldest living thing, nearly 5000 years old.
a bristlecone pine tree
an African elephant
a T-Rex dinosaur
a Blue whale
a Sequoia tree
The average American family generates enough garbage in a year to fill up:
their whole house
a basketball court