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Power Computing

The use of household appliances and 3C equipment has facilitated our life, but do you know how much degrees of power that you use in one day, and how much it costs? How much carbon dioxide emissions generated?

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※ Calculations Description : Refer to the Ministry of Economy Energy and Taiwan Power Company.

※ Calculation : Per kWh generated 0.636 kg carbon dioxide, about 3.5 NTD per kilowatt.

Carbon Reduction Tips

According to Academia Sinica research, the current total global greenhouse gas emissions have continuously increased. In the past 30 years, the average temperature of Taiwan rose 0.24 degrees per decade, more than 3 times higher than the global average temperature. Academia Sinica scholars even boldly predicted that there is no longer winter in Taipei, it will have nine months as summer in a year by the mid-21st century.

Did you know that carbon reduction can be made from daily life? Such as: choose high efficient energy appliances, take public transportation, use of water-saving equipment and other energy-saving measures ... also can start from the eating, do carbon reduction and environmental protection by eating, ex. choose seasonal and local ingredients, it can save long-distance transport of carbon emissions, and ingredients will also not lose its nutritional values, we can eat healthy and environmentally friendly. Let us work together to do carbon reduction from daily life !

Food

  1. Use eco-tableware, green bag to reduce disposable waste.
  2. Eat more vegetable and less meat to reduce carbon emissions generated by animals feeding process.
  3. Use seasonal ingredients to reduce the chance of farmer gave birth to non-seasonal ingredients.
  4. Grow organic fruits and vegetables to reduce the use of pesticides.
  5. Avoid wasting food, and re-use leftovers.
  6. Do not over package food to reduce excess waste.
  7. Reduce the frequency of opening refrigerator to effectively saving energy.
  8. Choose thermos and energy-efficient appliances for health and environmental protection.
  9. Use vacuumsmoldering pot to reduce the use of gas.

Clothing

  1. Buy mark of environmental protection laundry detergent instead of chemical laundry detergent to reduce the environmental impact.
  2. Choose natural organic clothing to wear, such as: natural cotton, to reduce environmental damage.
  3. Recycle old clothes to those who need and to make full use of materials.
  4. Use old clothes to be cleaning rag.
  5. Choose the appropriate clothing according to weather, giving priority to the procurement of environmental materials clothing.
  6. Wearing light clothes in summer, wearing a suit and no tie, comfortable and environmentally friendly, to reduce the use of air-conditioner.
  7. After the laundry, with natural light replace dryer.

Accommodations

  1. Use LED instead of incandescent light bulbs to save electricity costs.
  2. Take shower instead of a bath to reduce water waste.
  3. Take rice washing water to water the plants to reduce the use of water.
  4. Using natural light to enhance your home decor to reduce the lamp use.
  5. Turn off lights when leaving to reduce electricity waste.
  6. Unplug the electrical plug when not using, turn off the main switch of home when taking a trip to reduce electricity waste.
  7. Planting green plants to absorb CO2 and to reduce the greenhouse effect.
  8. Strengthening house ventilation, use fan instead of air-conditioning, adjust the air-conditioning and room temperature, to do energy saving and being environmentally friendly.
  9. Use of green building materials and green building.
  10. Do waste recycling to make full use of resources.
  11. Priority in purchasing environmental protection marks appliances.

Transportation

  1. When going public contact or traveling, use mass transit to reduce traffic congestion, fuel consumption and emissions.
  2. Many travel on foot or bicycle to reduce vehicle usage and improve or maintain your overall health, and to save energy.
  3. Climb the stairs to gain health and to do environmental protection.
  4. It's good for energy saving and carbon reduction by carpooling.
  5. Reduce vehicle load in order to reduce fuel consumption.
  6. Reduce car idling time to reduce waste more gasoline.
  7. Thinking of buying a dual-fuel new cars, buy vehicle which with environmental marks to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
  8. Drive at constant speed and avoid surgeof speed to reducegasolineconsumption.

Education

  1. Visit environmental education facility, understand the importance of energy-saving. Promote "carbon reduction concept" from the start of family and school.
  2. Participation in Community energy-saving, or hold energy saving and carbon reduction activities to protect environment and low carbon.
  3. Choose commodity which has environmentally friendly marker.
  4. Implementing and participating in environmental protection activities, and being volunteers to support environmental activities.
  5. Research and develop environmentally friendly products.
  6. Purchase renewable commodity to reduceone-off consumption.
  7. Purchase recycled paper to reduce deforestation.
  8. Bring reusable shopping bag to reduce the use of plastic bags.
  9. Travel can carbon reduction: when traveling, try to bring your own towels, toothbrushes, toothpaste, slippers and other personal items, you can reduce the production of waste.
  10. Avoid excessive consumption, or second-hand goods for proper exchange to reduces waste.
  11. Reduce the waste and do recycle.

Recreation

  1. Use public recreation facility instead of electronic amusement products, do environmental protection from the play.
  2. Use of low-power, high-efficiency electronic products, so that let the Earth being a better place.
  3. Removethe battery of toy when it's not in use to reducethe waste of electricity.
  4. Bring green cups when doing outdoor sportsto reduce the use of PET bottles.
  5. Choose green hotels, bring your own toiletries when taking the trip, do the environmental protection from the travel.
  6. Do not over-consumption to save money and protect the environment.
  7. Outdoor leisure and outdoor activities, giving priority to take public transport, to support easy travel and energy-saving.
  8. Participate in beach cleaning activities.
  9. When traveling, choose local travel or direct flight.
  10. Participate or hold second-hand flea market, reuse or extend item usage.