Reducing GHG Smart Way

Reducing GHG

Reducing GHG

Smart Way

Korea Climate and Environment Network Smart Way

  • smart1Finding greenhouse gas emissions in our daily life

    Changing from paper bills to electronic bills: when you use electronic bills for your household and personal expenses instead of using paper bills, you get discounts and reduce 0.2kg of CO2 per year.

  • smart2Natural light, not artificial light!

    By reducing the use of one florescent light a day, you reduce 1.9kg of CO2 per year, aside from alleviating eye fatigue caused by florescent lights.

  • smart3Stylish look, use a handkerchief!

    Washing your hands and using a handkerchief instead of tissue or hand dryer can reduce 1,039 tons of carbon dioxide per day (assuming 10 sheets are used daily per person). If you use a handkerchief, you can reduce 6kg of CO2 per year.

  • smart4Green Touch! Environment Touch!

    Using “Green Touch,” a computer energy-saving program during lunchtime, you can save energy and increase the computer’s life. 22.5kg of CO2 per year can be reduced.

  • smart5Your new best friend, tumbler!

    Use your own tumbler instead of paper cups and make your own fashion statement. Using three cups a day on average, you can be stylish while reducing 8.3kg of CO2 per year.

  • smart6Fashion item necessary for your shopping, Eco bag!

    Use your own stylish shopping bag, not black plastic bags, when shopping to reduce 13.6kg of CO2 per year.

  • smart7Local food up! CO2 down!

    Reduce use of imported food by 10% and consume local food. Enjoy food made from fresher materials and help farmers while reducing 14.2kg of CO2 per year.

  • smart8Food waste diet!

    Cook your own food and only as much as you can eat and reduce food waste by 20%. Prevent bad smells, headache in the summer season and reduce 15.2kg of CO2 per year.

  • smart9Be thorough in separating wastes!

    If you conscientiously separate waste like glass bottles and cans, resources can be saved and preserved while reducing 22kg of CO2 per year.

  • smart10Catch the water thief!

    Use water-saving devices, use basins when doing dishes, and reduce your shower time. Your water bill will be lower while reducing 24.2kg of CO2 per year!

  • smart11Practice a clever summer during hot months!

    Reduce the use of air-conditioner by one hour a day and increase your cooling temperature by 2℃. It will help in preventing sickness from overexposure to air-conditioning. Manage your air-conditioner filters; it will help in keeping the bronchial tubes healthy while reducing 17.3kg of CO2 per year.

  • smart12Clever winter during cold months!

    Use long underwear in midwinter, use long-sleeved shirts, and prevent heat wastage. If you decrease heating temperature by 2℃, you can prevent dry skin while reducing 264.3kg of CO2 per year. Don’t forget to check and clean the insides of your boiler!

  • smart13Prevent electricity losses and standby electricity!

    Unplug home appliances when not in use for a long time (TV, washing machine, electric range, and humidifier) to lower your electric bill and reduce 12.8kg of CO2 per year.

  • smart14Be friendly with high-efficiency products!

    Be Smart! Choose high-efficiency home appliances (TV, washing machine, refrigerator, and electric rice cooker) and LED lights and reduce 46.8kg of CO2 per year!

  • smart15Give home appliances time to rest, too!

    Reduce TV watching time by one hour, increase interactions with your family. With newly cooked rice, keep both taste and nutrition. Collect and do the laundry one time, save detergent and water, and reduce 33.5kg of CO2 per year.

  • smart16B(Take a Bus), M(Take the Metro), W(Walk)!

    Walk to short distances and use public transportation instead of your car once a week. It will help improve physical strength while reducing 482.7kg of CO2 per year.

  • smart17Smart driving habits! Eco-friendly driving habits!

    Practice relaxed, eco-friendly driving habits in your daily life. You will feel less stress and minimize traffic accidents by driving safely. 247.8kg reduction of CO2 per year can also be realized!