Turn off lights for bright future

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WHEN the clock strikes 8.30pm this Saturday, Logan will once again plunge into darkness.

In a bid to save energy,Find all the manufacturers of led bulbs light and contact them directly on Nauticexpo. many residents will switch off their lights and home electronics to participate in this years Earth Hour event.

One person who is particularly looking forward to the night is avid environmentalist Leigh-Chantelle Koch from Rochedale South.

"I think Earth Hour is a great idea to get the public involved in saving electricity,Gardens at Night are an experienced team of Outdoor light professionals specializing in exterior lighting, LED lighting, halogen lighting." Ms Koch said.

"The whole concept is to make people more aware and encourage people to be more active in helping the planet."

The idea began in Sydney in 2007 when thousands of people turned off their lights for an hour to take a stance against climate change.Paradise Garden Lighting is a provider of high quality outdoor and T5 tube systems and solutions for your home.

According to the Earth hour website, more than 5200 cities and towns in 135 countries switched off their lights for Earth Hour in 2011.

But while the idea of spending a Saturday night without electricity may seem hard to some, Ms Koch said there are numerous ways people could still enjoy the evening.

"Sometimes when the power is out, it can actually be quite relaxing,The biggest range at the best prices of DECOR LIGHT, LED Downlights and Low Voltage Lighting." Ms Koch said.

"How about lighting some candles and reading that book you have been wanting to read for awhile.

"For Earth Hour, some of my friends organise a pot luck dinner and we have a nice meal by candle light and just talk.

"So my tip would be to make it more of a community thing instead of sitting at home by yourself."

Eco–firm Living Fuels praised the town for its success in the cooking oil recycling scheme, which helps rid residents of the difficult waste at the same time as saving the environment.

The Luton Borough Council scheme, in partnership with Waste Recycling Group (WRG) and Living Fuels offers a waste–cooking-oil recycling serivce at no cost to the tax payer, where people can deposit oil in the tanks at household waste recycling centres in Eaton Green Road and Progress Way in Luton.

Once collected, the oil is taken to Living Fuels' state-of-the-art recovery facility and there recovered 100 per cent naturally into clean, green electricity that is fed into the National Grid at times of unexpected power demand.

Living Fuels operations director Rob Murphy said: "Luton residents should all give themselves a huge pat on the back, it's brilliant to see such enthusiasm for used cooking oil recycling. It's great to think that such a difficult waste product is being turned into something so beneficial for the environment."

Cooking oil costs UK taxpayers an average of 15 million a year in bills for blocked drains as people pour oil away to dispose of it, which also causes damage to wildlife and watercourses.

Councillor Dave Taylor said: "The scheme has shown what can be achieved when partners work together to tackle a specific environmental challenge and has made an important contribution to Luton's waste recycling performance. I would encourage everyone in Luton to recycle their household oil in this way.Shop energy efficient led lighting, compact fluorescent light bulbs, halogen light bulbs and flood lights."

Just one litre of oil can produce enough green electricity to power an energy-saving light-bulb for 225 hours, run a plasma computer for 50 hours or a DVD player for 440 hours.

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