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2 WORDS + PHRASES Rainforest Rainforest = foresta pluviale atmosphere atmosphere = latmosfera nature= natura Wildlife = fauna Poles = calotte polari Power station Power station = centrale elettrica Greenhouse effec t= effetto serra Acid rain Acid rain = piogge acide Global warming Global warming = riscaldamento terrestre thunderstormthunderstorm = temporale islandisland, isle = isolasle (coastal) floodscoastal) floods=alluvioni, straripamento (Factory/car)Factorycarfumes =gas di scarico carbon combustion (air/noise/water) polairnoisewaterlution = inquinamento RubbishRubbish, litter, waste= rifiutiwaste Recycled (paperRecycled (paper) = (carta) riciclata classified waste = rifiuti differenziati (raccolta diff) green energy green energy = energia rinnovabile solar panel Nuclear tests VERBS save (water,wateenergyenergy..)= risparmiare waste (water, energy..)water energy= sprecare recycle, reuse = riciclareecyclereuse recharge (a batteryrecharge (a battery)= ricaricare refill (a container) = ricaricare, riempire di nuovo classify (waste) =differenziare minimizeminimize = ridurre collect (wastecollect (waste) = raccogliere drop (litterdrop (litter) = lasciar cadere (gettar via) installinstall = installare increase,ncreaserise = aumentare disappeardisappear = scomparire melt = fondere, sciogliersi cut down (treescut down (trees) = abbattere plant (treesplant (trees) = piantare turn on/off (lights) = accendere/spegnereonof

3 chemical= prodotto chimico (harmful(harmful)emissions = emissioni (dannose) water leak = perdita dacqua (leaky (leaky /dripping) faucetdripping = rubinetto (che perde) heatingheating= riscaldamento electrical appliance= apparecchio elettrico devicedevice = dispositivo bulb = lampadina catalytic converter = marmitta catalitica radial tyreradial tyre/tiretire = pneumatico radiale (senza camera daria) PlasticPlastic/paper bags = buste di carta/ plasticapaper cartridge = cartuccia, testina packagingpackaging = imballaggio layelayer= strato flow = flusso. getto (low-flowflow) shower head = doccino (a getto ridotto) elbow grease = olio di gomito rechargeable (batteriesrechargeable (batteries) = ricaricabile refillable (containers) = ricaricabili disposable = monouso, usa-e-getta Avoid =evitare buybuy,purchase = acquistare inflate = gonfiare (pneumatici)

4 What should I do to save the environment? I SHOULD.... TO REDUCE WASTE You should classify the household waste Avoid products with several layers of packaging when only one is sufficient NOT drop any chewing-gums in the street Buy rechargeable batteries for devices used frequently Buy products that you can reuseBuy products that you can reuse: - use refillable containers and packaging - use reusable plates and utensils instead of disposable (plastic) ones - buy glass bottles, not plastic, for water or install filters on your faucets - recycle printer cartridges by refilling them TO SAVE ENERGY Turn off lights, computers and other appliances when not in use Shut off electrical equipment in the evening when you leave work. Use compact fluorescent light bulbs Plant trees to shade your home (to reduce air conditioning) TO SAVE PAPER Recycle paper: use discarded paper for scrap paper. Copy and print on both sides of paper. Use items made of recycled paper. Reuse items like bags and containers when possible. Avoid printing digital documents: use instead Paper correspondence Use cloth napkins instead of paper ones.

5 TO REDUCE AIR AND WATER POLLUTION use the car as little as possible: walk or ride ones bike instead Of driving, at least use public transport buy only ecological cars rather than cars without catalytic Converters ; purchase radial tires and keep them Properly inflated for your vehicle NOT use hazardous chemicals or pesticides paint with brushes or rollers instead of using spray paints to minimize harmful emissions try not to use too much perfume, deodorant or other Products tha can pollute the environment use green energy: install solar panels for home and water heating Use a little more «elbow grease» To clean a house TO SAVE WATER Wash and dry only full loads of laundry and dishes. NOT wash ones hand, brush ones teeth or wash dishes, with The water running continuously: turn down or shut off water as Much as you can check and fix any water leaks Install a low flow shower head and water saving devices on your faucets -. Replace old toilet flushes with new ones that use a lot less Water.


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