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Reusable Cloth Bags.

Less plastic...fantastic!


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The very common plastic bags are one of the main causes of the contamination of streets, drains, rivers and oceans; attempting against the coastal and m arine  flora and fauna 

 

This bags last up to 100 years before degrading.  

 

The Association Terra Nostra is promoting  the usage of reusable cloth bags. This is your opportunity to involve with an eco-friendly and responsible behavior.

 

We strongly encourage you to make a difference, remember that big changes start with small actions!

Spread out the word, our planet we’ll appreciate all the help we can give.

By purchasing this bags you will also be supporting the Program of Education Towards the Appropriate Manage of Solid Wastes, developed by the Association Terra Nostra.

 

To place an order call: Asociación Terra Nostra. tel:2228-4317 / 2288-1022 or get them on the office of  Utopia Magazine in Playas del Coco, tel: 26700625

 

  

  

Global Warming

What you can do to reduce it?

- Change your lightbulbs: Using fluorescent bulbs saves 400 kgs of carbon dioxide.

- Recycling half of your waste will save up to 1000kg of CO2.

- Check your tires: Keeping them inflated to the correct pressure will help your car consume less gasoline. Every liter saved will free up 2.5 kg of CO2.

- Use less hot water using a low pressure shower. Wash your laundry with cold water.

- Avoid purchasing products that use excessive packaging.

- Set you air conditioning temperature 2 degrees higher You don’t need to freeze to cool down. Besides, extreme temperature changes cause colds.

- Plant a tree. Simple. One tree will absorb one ton of CO2.

- Switch of electrical appliances if you are not using them: TV, DVD, Radio, Computer.

- Drive less: Walk or ride a bike. For every 5km traveled without using a car you save 1.5kg of CO2.

- Consume unbottled liquids: Fresh fruit juices and the water from young coconuts are healthier and come in natural, biodegrable packaging.

 

Do you want to know more about global warming? We recommended to watch :"An Inconvenient Truth"

A compelling and award-winning documentary by Al Gore about the causes and effects of global warming and why we urgent need to face up to the issue.

Trailer of An Inconvenient Truth 2:30 minutes

 

How to SAVE gas & contaminate less?

- Do not speed up when close to a corner, where you will need to slow down again.

- If you are driving uphill do not accelerate “strongly”. If the hill is very slanted it is better to accelerate slowly and constantly.

- Do not accelerate when driving downhill. Just leave your engine neutral and it will move without wasting gas. The coastline is characterized for its up and downs, you could save some gas if you let gravity do its job.

- Do not abuse of air conditioning. It is harmful for your articulations and lungs. Do not buy A/C with CFC gases, this destroy our ozone layer.

- Avoid the abrupt use of breaks. Try to gently slow down, this will keep your breaks in better shape for a longer time.

- Do not overweight your vehicle.

- Buy lead free gas, and do not fill the deposit unless it is necessary to avoid the extra weight. Fill your tank during the morning, when fuel is colder and denser.

- Check on the “quality” of your car emissions in a specialized shop.

 


Reusable Cloth Bags.

Less plastic...fantastic!


The very common plastic bags are one of the main causes of the contamination of streets, drains, rivers and oceans; attempting against the coastal and marine flora and fauna. bolsa_llena

 

This bags last up to 100 years before degrading.  

 

The Association Terra Nostra is promoting the usage of reusable cloth bags. This is your opportunity to involve with an eco-friendly and responsible behavior.

 

We strongly encourage you to make a difference, remember that big changes start with small actions!

Spread out the word, our planet we’ll appreciate all the help we can give.

 

By purchasing this bags you will also be supporting the Program of Education Towards the Appropriate Manage of Solid Wastes, developed by the Association Terra Nostra.

 

To place an order call: Asociación Terra Nostra. tel: 2228-4317 / 2288-1022 or get them on the office of Utopia Magazine in Playas del Coco, tel: 26700625






Cars that don't pollute.
An intelligent decision is to convert your vehicle to use liquid gas. The system functions perfectly, the motor stays cleaner and the investment in the converter pays for itself from the savings in fuel and in the maintenance of the motor. It also adds extra resale value to the car.  The best part of all, the car stops being an environmental problem, as it will discharge zero pollution.


Efergy
Efergy It’s a wireless smart electricity meter that tells you instantaneously how much energy your house is using. The monitor provides reading on energy consumption, costs and CO2 emissions. Available online.


Magno Fuel

Those magnets have been tested to give fuel savings of up to 15%. It provides better combustion and more power from your engine while reducing pollution. Thanks to this tool, more oxygen molecules will be embedded between the fuel molecules, ensuring better combustion. Available online.



Solar Monkey 
Is a solar charger compatible with the majority of standard mobile phones and hand held devices.  Available online






 

Electric Bike

eco-logical & eco-nomical

If you are looking for ways to help the environment but are not sure how to do it, here is an idea that will benefit your pocket as well.

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Needing only a wall plug a few hours a week, these electric bikes do not consume gas.     

For your in-town daily errands you can use a motorcycle and reserve the car for longer trips.

 

With sufficient speed to get around town (up to 50 Kms/hr), this Eco-Bike only ask for a some pedaling when going up steep hills.

 

Riding electric cars is a way to diminish oil use and pollution.

Ride an Eco-bike and forget about the crazy prices of gas.

You will give a rest to your car, your pocket and your planet…

 

They’re electric.

Fully charged in 6 hours (the charge lasts an average of 4 days).

They’re easy to park.

They’re economical.

They’re totally silent.

And the most important of all….They don’t pollute!!!




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