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Protect the sea in your daily life

Each one of us can help the Baltic Sea – even the small things matter if many chooses to take part. Sustainable way of life is also beneficial for the Baltic Sea.

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The 10 most beneficial tips for protecting the Baltic Sea:

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1. Diet

Eat sustainably caught fish (bream, roach, herring, tench or perch) twice a week instead of meat meals. Reduce dairy products and favor vegetarian meals.

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2. Consumption

Buy less, recycle and repair. Avoid disposable products.

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3. Travelling

Take your holiday close by. Walk, ride a bike, or use public transportation as often as possible.

ihminen rannalla menossa uimaan jäiseen veteen

4. Detergents

Avoid unnecessary chemicals and plastics in everyday life. Prefer eco-labelled products and detergents.

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5. Waste

Sort waste correctly and collect garbage and cigarette butts in the trash.

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6. Medicin

Take all old medicines to the pharmacy. Avoid pain gels with diclofenac.

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7. Boating

When boating, empty the septic tank ashore. Don’t pee in the water.

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8. Energy

Choose renewable energy and use electricity sparingly.

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9. Cottage

Choose a composting dry toilet for the cottage.

10. Also encourage your friends to help the Baltic Sea!

neljä nuorta piknikillä rantakalliolla

The Baltic Sea needs your help.
It’s not yet too late to save the sea.