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The city of Cape Town has published a SMART living handbook as part of the city’s campaign to save water, cut power consumption, reduce and recycle waste, and save the earth. I think its great that Cape Town is putting its money where its mouth is, and actively promoting environmentally-friendly lifestyles!

At the moment, the city has only distributed copies of the handbook to their employees but it is available to the public if they go to the municipality and ask for one, they will receive it free of charge, my act for this mission will be to spread the awareness of this amazing book.

The publication covers four major areas... waste, energy, water and biodiversity. The aim of the handbook is to create awareness and encourage the individual to make a difference, and in each of the four sections, there are practical steps that help you save money, improve the safety of your home, fight poverty and climate change, improve air quality and protect the environment.

It’s a brilliant handbook, The manual gives excellent step-by-step guidelines and explanations about living sustainably, and deserves as much promotion as possible. It’s an awesome Eco-manual for every household.

The Tools include a quick hazardous waste audit, a household electric appliance audit, an estimate of your household’s carbon emissions, a mini water audit, steps on how to become a recycling home, how to install a dual-flush system into your toilet cistern, and a list of contacts and resources for each of the four sections – waste, energy, water and biodiversity.

I am very passionate about this book and I am going try my best to promote it to every one I meet here are some of the people I have managed to promote the book to.



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Comment by sunnydupree on April 28, 2010 at 5:08pm
Excellent job Reid! Very impressive!
Comment by Patricio Buenrostro-Gilhuys on April 28, 2010 at 6:10pm
cool!!!
Comment by NatNat on April 29, 2010 at 10:41am
Superb! :)
Comment by Myles McCloskey on April 29, 2010 at 11:07am
Great Job!
Comment by John D. Boyden on May 1, 2010 at 5:27pm
A next step might be creating an expanding team to go out and bring people in to get the manual! Nice pics too :) +1KS

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