Saving the Planet Without Costing the Earth by Donnachadh McCarthy

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The reduced flow means that pollution from ‘legitimate’ sources such as industry and sewage plants becomes more concentrated, leading to further dangers for wildlife. Many creatures depend on a plentiful water supply for breeding and on wet riverbanks for their food. Low river levels also mean that less fresh water flows into river estuaries. The resulting higher levels of salination cause difficulties for the fish and other wildlife that have adapted over hundreds of years to the mixed waters of the estuaries.

Takes only seconds and means you use no extra water for flushing. 71 Do not flush the toilet after peeing, rather wait for number 2 and do it then. You can avoid using extra cleaner by giving the toilet a 10 second rub of the toiletbrush first thing every day. 72 If you have a swimming pool that doesn’t use chlorine gas, cover the pool whenever it isn’t in use. This reduces water evaporation by between 90 and 95 per cent 41 saving the text 17/3/04 SAVING THE 5:17 pm Page 42 PLANET WITHOUT COSTING THE EARTH and for the average pool you can save up to 7,000 UK gallons (31,850 litres) a year!

You can have your own delicious herb tea by simply plucking the leaves and putting them in boiling water. It really impresses your guests. You can grow peppermint from seed or plants that can be bought very cheaply at your local garden centre. Be warned – a bunch of fresh mint from the supermarket will cost you almost as much as a new plant, usually comes heavily wrapped in plastic and of course will not give you years of fresh leaves. 27 See if there are any local shops that supply goods such as potatoes in bulk, to avoid wasteful packaging.

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