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In 2021 the avoided GHG from renewable resources increased by 70%
Local Green Initiatives
If you are looking to help preserve and protect our country’s natural environment, we have put together a list of wonderful initiatives you can participate in, dedicated to protecting our environment and the future of our tomorrow.
Dedicated to restoring Jordan’s forests and rangelands. With WADI and its local partners and leading restoration organizations, you will help:
- improve soil quality,
- prevent soil erosion,
- contribute to groundwater recharge.
Change the culture of littering and waste disposal by protecting and preserving marine life. Encourage people to become more environmentally conscious citizens.
Non-profit Initiative & Forum under the umbrella of Hearts United 4 Environmental Training.
With Green Wheelz, you will be:
- Protecting the environment
- Supporting Disabled Children
- Raising awareness & transforming society
- Supporting the local economy
Become a Green Business
Five actionable steps any business can take:
Taking stock: The first step is to recognize the impact one is having through taking stock of energy output, waste and travel practices your business is engaging and defining your overall goals.
Guides such as the Oxford Offsetting Principles, which is a set of standards for offsetting carbon emissions, can help your organization meet the goal of reaching net zero carbon emissions.
Making sure everyone is on board: discuss these goals with your team and ensure that everyone is on the same page. Members of the team can give feedback and make suggestions regarding the best ways to work towards sustainability goals that fit your organization’s needs.
Working with like-minded partners: it is crucial to vet your vendors and partners sustainability practices to ensure that these goals are integrated through all facets of your organization. Choosing vendors that are themselves environmentally conscious and share your values will show that you are committed to your mission of becoming sustainable inside and out.
Going dark: going from light to dark mode can save 39-47% of battery power, according to a Purdue University study. While this step alone will not solve the problem, it is nonetheless an important step to take on the road to achieving sustainability best practices.
Exploring certifications: working towards certifications such as the ISO 14001 can give your organization clearer progress benchmarks to work on.
Lower Your Digital Carbon Footprint
Limit unnecessary streaming:
While we know it is not realistic to avoid altogether, it is important to set limits for streaming videos or screen time in general. There is a dramatic increase of greenhouse gas emissions associated with streaming. Consider downloading files and data as the alternative optimal option in this case.
The Cloud & Clean Energy
A great energy saver is storing your data and files on the cloud, especially for businesses that require a significant amount of storage. Cloud providers such as Apple, Google, Box, Rackspace, Facebook, Salesforce are committed to using 100% renewable energy when powering their data centers.
Did you know that you are using extra energy every time you search the web? Save bookmarks for websites that you frequently go to instead of searching for them each time.
Make a habit of unplugging all chargers when not in use. In addition, if you anticipate being away for a while, you may want to consider doing the following:
- Switching off your devices.
- Turning off auto-play and videos when you leave the room.
- Closing any tabs that might play video ads without you knowing.
Cutting down on electronic noise clutter and screen time will also have a positive effect on both your physical and mental wellbeing!
With every email, equating to approximately 0.3 grams of CO2 for a spam email, 4 grams for a regular email, and 50 grams for long attachments it is important to avoid replying to unnecessary emails. You might also want to delete old emails cluttering your inbox, and unsubscribe from new letters you are not interested in. (Source: Climate Care)
Taking care of the devices you already have at hand is very crucial for lowering waste levels and reducing carbon emissions. Therefore, hold back on upgrading to a new smartphone or computer every time a new model is released.
Power with Renewables
Power your devices with energy that does not create harmful greenhouse gas emissions, such as small solar electric systems.
Restrict Data Tracking
Data tracking services use a lot of information and this increases your carbon footprint. Why not set your preferences to the “strict” setting? This will protect yourself from pervasive tracking of personal data by ad networks and third-party trackers.
Lower Your Monitor’s Brightness
Did you know that dimming your monitor from 100% to 70% can save up to 20% of the energy the monitor uses? (A tip from Harvard Law School’s energy manager) Not to mention, it reduces eyestrain.
Save our Water
In Your Bathroom
- Take short showers instead of baths.
- Do not keep the water running when brushing your teeth, shaving, or soaping up. Fill the sink to shave.
- Make sure your toilet is not leaking. You can add 12 drops of food coloring into the tank, and if you see color appearing in your toilet bowl, it means it is leaking.
- Fill a plastic water bottle with a few stones and water, and place it in your toilet’s tank, away from the mechanism, which reduces the amount of water without sacrificing efficiency.
- Use low-flow showerheads.
In Your Kitchen and Laundry Room:
- Replace old dishwashers and laundry machines.
- When cooking, peel and clean vegetables in a large bowl of water instead of under running water.
- Fill your sink or basin when washing and rinsing dishes.
- Wait until your dishwasher is full before running it.
- Select a dishwasher with a “light-wash” option.
- Do not use the garbage disposal unless necessary.
- Buy faucet aerators.
- Only do laundry when you have a full load.
Make Your Wardrobe Eco-Friendly
Here are some easy tips:
- Buy clothes made with natural fibers such as cotton, linen, silk, and wool. Avoid synthetic fabrics like polyester, nylon, spandex and acrylic, as they are made from materials that are harmful to the environment.
- Go organic: Play a part in reducing the harmful use of pesticides and herbicides by finding clothes made with organic fabrics.
- Find sustainable brands that care about the environment, and use renewable materials: Do a bit of research on a brand before you buy from them.
- Quality over quantity: Quality clothing lasts longer. Investing in well-made clothes will save money.
- Look for certifications. Keep an eye out for companies that have certifications of sustainability. Here is a link with a list of certifications to look for: https://www.ecolabelindex.com/ecolabels/?st=category%2Ctextiles
- Buy secondhand: Check your local thrift shops or go online to find pre-owned clothes.
- Swap clothes with friends and neighbors.
- Donate your clothes instead of throwing them out. with JHCO’s Charity Clothes Bank a great option for donating gently used attire for a fantastic cause.
- Sell old clothes: there are many websites such as com that make it easier to sell your unwanted clothes.
- Repair your old clothes instead of buying new ones.
- Use environmentally friendly laundry detergents.
- Hang clothes to dry outdoors.
- Think twice before dry-cleaning.
- Use old t-shirts as rags.