ROLE OF AN INDIVIDUAL IN PREVENTION OF
POLLUTION
By
Roshan Chaudhary
WHAT IS POLLUTION ?
• Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the
natural environment that cause adverse chan...
THE QUESTION IS:
Who introduced these contaminants into
the natural environment ?
Definitely, us Humans
WHERE THIS COULD LEAD TO?
• Simply, this could lead to the end of everything
Is there any Hope???
As we say :
If there is a problem , there is a solution
Similarly,
For pollution , there are solutions
SO, THERE IS HOPE
But the race is against time!!
HOW CAN WE WIN THIS RACE?
• We know that “Prevention is better than Cure”
• Thus, to win this ‘race’ each of us have to ...
LETS SEE WHAT WE CAN DO
as an individual
• Stop smoking or at least follow the “No Smoking” sign.
• Use unleaded gasoline in your cars.
• Keep your car properly maintained to keep it in good
running condition to avoid smoke emissions.
• Share a ride or eng...
• Instead of using your cars, choose to walk or ride a
bicycle whenever possible. With this eco-friendly
practice, you w...
• Adopt the 3Rs of solid waste management: reduce,
reuse and recycle.
• Inorganic materials such as metals, glass and pl...
• Start composting brown leaves in your yard and green
scraps from your kitchen. It will reduce waste while
improving yo...
• Reconnect with nature. Live green by using green
power supplied abundantly and freely by wind and the
sun.
• Hang you...
• Say a big "NO" to GMOs or genetically modified
organisms. Genetically engineered crops are not only
bad for the enviro...
• Patronize local foods and goods. In this manner,
transporting goods and foods prepared with GMOs
which uses fuel from ...
• Use eco-friendly or biodegradable materials instead of
plastic which are made up of highly toxic substances
injurious ...
• Create your green space.
Value your garden. Plant more trees and put indoor
plants in your homes. They clean the air, ...
• Have a proper waste disposal system especially for toxic
wastes.
• Take very good care of your pets and their wastes.
• Never throw, run or drain or dispose into the water, air, or
land any substance in solid, liquid or gaseous form that
...
• Do not cause loud noises and unwanted sounds to avoid
noise pollution.
• Do not litter in public places.
• Anti-litte...
• Industries should use fuel with lower sulphur content.
• Industries should monitor their air emissions regularly
and t...
• Industries should strictly follow applicable government
regulations on pollution control.
• Organic waste should be du...
• Try to buy consumer goods in refillable glass containers
instead of cans or throwaway bottles.
• Also try to buy recha...
• Use pesticides in your home only when absolutely
necessary and use them in small amounts.
• products containing toxic ...
• Choose items that have the least packaging or no
packaging.
• Install gobar gas (Biogas) plants in areas of high
availability of cow dung.
• Try to organize small local community meetings to discuss
positive approaches to pollution prevention.
EARTH DAY
Help stop pollution. Join the Earth Day celebration every April 22nd
and consider making it an everyday practi...
MANDATORY REMINDER FROM CNN
• NASA reports that by the next 10 months, earth gets
hotter by 4 degrees from now. Himalaya...
CONSIDER THESE . . .
• Breathing is life. We know that we will survive without
food for several weeks and without water ...
• “One person alone cannot save the planet’s
biodiversity, but each individual’s effort to encourage
nature’s wealth mus...
THANK YOU
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Pollution and Prevention

Role Of An Individual In prevention Of Pollution
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Pollution and Prevention

  • 1. ROLE OF AN INDIVIDUAL IN PREVENTION OF POLLUTION By Roshan Chaudhary
  • 2. WHAT IS POLLUTION ? • Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. • Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. • There are different types of pollution such as air, water, soil, radioactive, thermal, noise, light and visual pollution, and littering.
  • 3. THE QUESTION IS: Who introduced these contaminants into the natural environment ? Definitely, us Humans
  • 4. WHERE THIS COULD LEAD TO? • Simply, this could lead to the end of everything Is there any Hope???
  • 5. As we say : If there is a problem , there is a solution Similarly, For pollution , there are solutions
  • 6. SO, THERE IS HOPE But the race is against time!!
  • 7. HOW CAN WE WIN THIS RACE? • We know that “Prevention is better than Cure” • Thus, to win this ‘race’ each of us have to play our roles in preventing pollution "If we heal the earth, we heal ourselves."
  • 8. LETS SEE WHAT WE CAN DO as an individual
  • 9. • Stop smoking or at least follow the “No Smoking” sign. • Use unleaded gasoline in your cars.
  • 10. • Keep your car properly maintained to keep it in good running condition to avoid smoke emissions. • Share a ride or engage in car pooling.
  • 11. • Instead of using your cars, choose to walk or ride a bicycle whenever possible. With this eco-friendly practice, you will also be healthier and happier by staying fit. • Never use open fires to dispose of wastes.
  • 12. • Adopt the 3Rs of solid waste management: reduce, reuse and recycle. • Inorganic materials such as metals, glass and plastic; also organic materials like paper, can be reclaimed and recycled.
  • 13. • Start composting brown leaves in your yard and green scraps from your kitchen. It will reduce waste while improving your yard and garden soils.
  • 14. • Reconnect with nature. Live green by using green power supplied abundantly and freely by wind and the sun. • Hang your laundry to dry to minimize use of gas or electricity from your dryers. Enjoy fresh air from open windows to lessen the use of air conditioning system.
  • 15. • Say a big "NO" to GMOs or genetically modified organisms. Genetically engineered crops are not only bad for the environment since they require massive amount of fungicides, pesticides, and herbicides; but GMO altered foods are also of health risks and can negatively impact farmers' livelihood.
  • 16. • Patronize local foods and goods. In this manner, transporting goods and foods prepared with GMOs which uses fuel from conventional energy sources will be minimized.
  • 17. • Use eco-friendly or biodegradable materials instead of plastic which are made up of highly toxic substances injurious to your health.
  • 18. • Create your green space. Value your garden. Plant more trees and put indoor plants in your homes. They clean the air, provide oxygen and beautify your surroundings. Thus, care for them and by protecting them, especially the big trees around and in the forest, you protect yourself and your family, too.
  • 19. • Have a proper waste disposal system especially for toxic wastes. • Take very good care of your pets and their wastes.
  • 20. • Never throw, run or drain or dispose into the water, air, or land any substance in solid, liquid or gaseous form that shall cause pollution.
  • 21. • Do not cause loud noises and unwanted sounds to avoid noise pollution. • Do not litter in public places. • Anti-litter campaigns It ,can educate the populace.
  • 22. • Industries should use fuel with lower sulphur content. • Industries should monitor their air emissions regularly and take measures to ensure compliance with the prescribed emission standards.
  • 23. • Industries should strictly follow applicable government regulations on pollution control. • Organic waste should be dumped in places far from residential areas.
  • 24. • Try to buy consumer goods in refillable glass containers instead of cans or throwaway bottles. • Also try to buy rechargeable batteries for flashlights, toys, and household items.
  • 25. • Use pesticides in your home only when absolutely necessary and use them in small amounts. • products containing toxic ingredients only when you cannot avoid using them and buy only as much as you need.
  • 26. • Choose items that have the least packaging or no packaging.
  • 27. • Install gobar gas (Biogas) plants in areas of high availability of cow dung.
  • 28. • Try to organize small local community meetings to discuss positive approaches to pollution prevention.
  • 29. EARTH DAY Help stop pollution. Join the Earth Day celebration every April 22nd and consider making it an everyday practice for the rest of your earthly life.
  • 30. MANDATORY REMINDER FROM CNN • NASA reports that by the next 10 months, earth gets hotter by 4 degrees from now. Himalayan glaciers are melting at rapid rate. We must help fight Global Warming by doing the following steps: • 1) Plant more trees • 2) Don't waste water • 3) Use cloth bag and don't burn plastic
  • 31. CONSIDER THESE . . . • Breathing is life. We know that we will survive without food for several weeks and without water for few days, but without oxygen, we will die in a matter of minutes. • The oxygen, the air we breathe sustains us. So, let us make today and everyday a good day for everyone. Allow the earth to have more clean air. Help control pollution.
  • 32. • “One person alone cannot save the planet’s biodiversity, but each individual’s effort to encourage nature’s wealth must not be underestimated.”- United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
  • 33. THANK YOU

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