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Carbon Neutral

FAIRVIEW BECAME INVOLVED IN TWO PRIMARY CARBON OFFSETTING PROJECTS A TOTAL OF MODERN,EFFICIENT COMPACT FLUORESCENT LAMPS (CFL LIGHT BULBS) 145at 7,812 t WERE INSTALLED FREE OF CHARGE IN THE WORKERS HOUSES AT THE FAIRVIEW FARM, AS WELL AS IN VARIOUS AREAS ACROSS KZN AND GAUTENG - TREES WERE PLANTED INCLUDING LOW INCOME AND SUBSIDISED HOUSING AREAS, AND SPECIAL NEEDS CENTRES SUCH AS OLD AGE HOMES, ORPHANAGES AND SHELTERS THE LAMP SWITCH CONTRIBUTED TO A 60% REDUCTION IN THE ELECTRICITY USED FOR LIGHTING ACROSS THE BUILDINGS WHERE THE LAMPS ON FAIRVIEW'S FARM, AT THE MBEKWENI AND MBONISELO PRIMARY R2,6 a WERE INSTALLED, AND THIS WILL LEAD TO A SCHOOLS, IHLUMELO INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL, RUSTHOF OLD AGE HOME FINANCIAL SAVING OF R2,6 MILLION IN THE COST OF ELECTRICITY TO THESE MILLION AND A PUBLIC PARK IN THE DRAKENSTEIN MUNICIPALITY, TO ACTIVELY REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF CARBON DIOXIDE (AND OTHER HARMFUL GHG'S) IN THE ENVIRONMENT RESIDENTS OVER THE LIFETIME OF THE TECHNOLOGY (5 YRS) ING 75% OF GLOBAL GREEN HOUSE GAS (GHG) AND AN ECONOMISER HAS PORCNASED EMISSIONS ARE GENERATED BY BUSINESS CHEESERY ALSO ERECTED 10 ENABLE TNE OREESERY TO USE UND STEAM SOLAR PANELS WHICH REDUCE THE ENERGY USAGE BY A THIRD TO HEAT THE WATER IN THE BOILER, FAIRVIEW REDUCING BOLER FUA CONSUMPTON CARBON 131 NEUTRAL BY APPROIMATELY 13OLT PER DAY CHEESERY ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT USE YOUR OWN HOW CAN YOU REDUCE YOUR OWN CARBON MUSCLE POWER FAIRVIEW CHEESERY HAD AN ANNUAL CARBON FOOTPRINT OF CARBON NEUTRAL FOOTPRINT? OF TS DES WHENEVER AND WHEREVER POSSIBLE EE WALK OR CYOLE RATHER THAN USING A I OR CAR USE RECYCLE uSE PUBLIC TRANSPORT ENERGY RECYCLUNG PAPER ALSO SAVES TREES ANO REDUCES THE ENERGY USED IN PAPER MANUFACTURING SAVING WHENEVER AND WHEREVER POSSIBLE BULBS PLANT INDIGENOUS TREES AND HNK CAREFULDY AT YOUR PERSONAL TRANSPORT CHICES BIS, HERY GAS-SZES ARE NOT CLIMKTE FRIENDLY EMSSONS TREES ABSORS CARBON DICOCIDE FROM THE AIR AND USE IT AS THEIR ENERSY SOURCE, PRODUCING OKYGEN FOR US TO BREATHE FROM PO ARE ONE OF THE FASTEST ROWNG SOUACES OF GREENE GASES SAVED DO NOT LET WATER RUN CATCH RAINWATER FOR USE IN THE GARDEN SAVE ELECTRICITY SUCH AS COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHTS (CFL) OR, BETTER STILL, LIGHT EMITING DIODE LED) LIGHTS - WHILE SHAVING, BRUSHING YOUR TEETH OR WASHING VEGETABLES OUR WATER SECURITY IS THREATENED BY CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY IS USED TO PUMP AND PURIFY WATER HTA SOLAR WAIER HEATER TURN OFF LIGHTS WIEN YOU DO NOT NEED THEM CFL AND LEDS USE FAR LESS ENERGY THAN USE GAS FOR COOKING INSULATE YOUR HOUSE INCANDESCENT GLOBES AND THUS REDUCE YOUR REDUCE YOUR GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS AND SAVE ON YOUR ELECTRICITY BILL GREENHDUSE GAS EMISSIONS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT BECOMING CARBON NEUTRAL PLEASE VISIT EARTH PATROL'S WEBSITE WwW.EARTHPATROL.CO.ZA

Carbon Neutral

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An infographic, designed for Fairview, that explains what carbon neutral means and how to reduce your own carbon footprint.

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