ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Environment Tips for childrens

 
ENVIRONMENT TIPS FOR KIDS
 
 
Save Water
 
     Kids should be taught to turn off the tap when soaping or brushing.
     Do not let water run while showering and brushing teeth.
 
Switch off Lights when not in use
 
     Kids leave the fans and lights switched on when they leave a room which results in a lot of wastage of electricity.
    Try to buy fluorescent bulbs instead of normal light bulbs because they save three times more energy than the regular light bulbs.
 
Plant Trees in your Community
 
     Your kids can find an organization that plants trees in your community.
     Participating in planting trees is a great way to help the environment.
    Teach your kids to participate in the gardening, by growing plants and watering them every day.
     Maintained the small pot plants in the balcony of your home.
 
Try to Save Paper
 
      Try to avoid using paper cups and plates whenever possible.
      Kids to use cloth towels and rags instead of paper towels
     Try to do more work online and store your data on the computer and emails rather than     take print outs using paper.
      Print on both sides of the paper whenever possible.
      Cutting down on use of paper wherever possible will help to save more trees.
      Choose to receive printed statements rather than print outs on paper.
      Use recycled paper. Whenever possible ask your kids to use old magazines, phone books and old newspapers for craft and art work