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Haryana State Pollution Control Board
   हरियाणा राज्य प्रदूषण नियंत्रण बोर्ड
   Haryana State Pollution Control Board
Govt of Haryana

Let's Start from Home

Prevention and Control of Vehicular Pollution

Prevention and Control of Water Pollution

Prevention and Control of Noise Pollution

Energy Conservation


Let's Start from Home


  Use mug instead of running tap while brushing teeth.

  While watering plants, instead of running hose, use water cane.

   Use a toilet flush which consumes less water.

   Carry cloth,jute or paper bag to the market.

  Use dustbin for garbage disposal.

  Plant a garden. Even in urban settings, you can grow herbs and flowers in pots.

  Wear extra-layer of clothes at home instead of turning up the heater.

  While shaving, use mug instead running hose.

  If you have a choice, pick paper bags over plastic bags at the grocer and elsewhere if you do take plastic bags, wash and reuse them.


  While taking bath, don't use shower run for long.

  Don't allow water overflow from the over head tank.

   Don’t buy loud crackers during Deepawali.

   For washing floor,Don't use running hose use mop and bucket.

  Don't junk things break rather think to fix them.

  Avoid unnecessary use of lights and fans.

  Don't louder the volume of your TV, radio and music system.

  Never leave food residue in your plate uneaten.

  Don't over packaged’ goods and foods. Containers and packaging make up about a quarter of the waste stream.


Prevention and Control of Vehicular Pollution


Do you really need to drive a car everywhere? Walk to work,or ride a bicycle.

Carpool. Two - or four - can ride as cheaply as one.

Get a valid pollution under control certificate from authorized testing centre.

Clean up your act. Keep automobiles fuel filters clean and save the fuel.

Clean the air filter and oil filter regularly.

Clean the carbon deposit from silencer.

Maintain recommended tyre pressure.


Don't use extensively your private vehicles,try to use public transportation whenever possible.

Avoid congested road and rush hours.

Don’t idle away energy. Beyond one minute, it is more fuel - efficient to restart your car

Don't forget to Keep your vehicle tuned up. When a vehicle is running well, it uses nine per cent less fuel and thus emits fewer toxic and noxious fumes.

Don't try to replicate mechanical works and experiment with your car.

Don't forget to replace your old battery with new battery when it required.

Don't use clutch pedal as footrest.


Prevention and Control of Water Pollution


Reuse of water whenever possible, Kitchen water can be used for watering the plants

Plan your kitchen activity to avoid wastage of fuel and water

Fix leaks promptly. A dripping joint can waste more than 76 liters of water a day.

Take showers instead of baths. Showers use less water - if you limit them to five minutes. Install low-flow shower-heads.

Plastic materials can be a murder weapons for wildlife, minimise their use. Blown from land and roadsides, they often end up in the water, where they can entangle and kill birds and fishes.

Use sprinkler for irrigation.

Use scientific method of application fertilizers.

While shaving, use mug instead running hose

Run your dishwasher, washing machine, and dryer only when you have full loads. • When possible, use an outdoor clothesline instead of a clothes dryer.


Don't keep on the tap running while having, bath, brushing teeth, or washing dishes it wastes about 2 liters of water every minute.

Don’t hose down your lawn or corridor to clean it. Sweep it off.

Don’t wash the clothes and kitchen utensils in the water bodies.

Don’t litter. When camping, keep the areas clean.

Avoid throwing flowers, sweets, puja materials into a river. It will degrade the quality of water. The river wont be happy with this.

Avoid throughing dead bodies in a river. This will ultimately landing in the mouth of dogs, vultures & other animals.Do you like it to happen with your bodies.

Never dump anything into the water bodies.

Avoid use of weedicides



Prevention and Control of Noise Pollution


Always maintain your motor vehicle and its exhaust silencer in proper condition.

Ensure that your Diesel Generator Set is provided with acoustic enclosure which gives a reduction of a minimum 25 dBA (as per the provisions of the Govt. of India notification GSR 371(E),dated May 17,2002.

Ask for copy of valid type approval certificate from the dealer while purchasing portable petrol/kerosene generator sets (as per Govt. of India notification viz. GSR 742(E), dated September 25, 2000, which prescribes noise standards for petrol/kerosene generator sets).

Keep the volume of the loudspeaker or sound amplification system low so as not to annoy your neighbors.

Ensure that the sound from your music system is played at volume which does not disturb your neighbor.

Play fire-crackers only outdoors in large open areas and community level.

Purchase only those fire-crackers that comply the noise standards as provided by the Govt. of India regulation GSR 682(E),dated October 5, 1999.


Avoid using horns except at emergencies.

Avoid use of multi toned/air horns in your vehicle.

Do not install Diesel Generator Sets without prior approval of the competent authority, if required by local laws.

Avoid use of loudspeaker in the open.

Do not use loudspeaker or any sound amplification system between 10:00 P.M. and 6:00 A.M., except in closed premises.

Do not make your neighbor a captive listener to your music system.

Do not play fire-crackers between 10:00 P.M. to 6:00 A.M.

Energy Conservation


Clean the condenser coils on the back or bottom of your refrigerator once a year. Adjust your refrigerator to a less-cold setting.

Make maximum use of natural light.

If you use a radiator heat, put a reflector sheet behind the radiator. It keeps the heat from being absorbed by the wall.


Don't keep on the lights if you will be out of the room for 15 minutes or more.

Don't use electricity during day time Think about it - do you really need to turn on a light during the day.

Do not install Diesel Generator Sets without prior approval of the competent authority, if required by local laws.

Don't prefer incandescent light and replace energy efficient , compact fluorescent light tubes even if it cost more.