Energy-saving light bulbs use five times less energy and last eight times longer!
A computer on standby still consumes 20 to 40% of its regular power! All appliances on standby are adding to your electricity bill.
30 minutes’ unnecessary lighting per day amounts to 5 days’ continuous lighting after one year.
Reducing heating from 20°C to 19°C cuts energy consumption by 7%.
Internet searches emit almost 10kg of CO2 per user per year due to the servers used.
Water resources are becoming scarce. A dripping tap wastes up to 120 litres per day and a leaking toilet flush up to 1,000 litres per day.
Metro passengers use about 14 times less energy than car users. For a journey such as Paris-Bordeaux, trains produce 12 times less pollution than cars and 20 times less than planes.
Each year, waste incineration produces the same amount of CO2 emissions as 2.3 million cars and wastes natural resources, which
must be extracted and processed, also emitting CO2.
Deforestation accounts for some 20% of global emissions and making paper requires a great deal of energy. Choose paper from sustainable forests.
Our food choices can reduce GHG emissions and our climate footprint by eating more seasonal fruit and vegetables.