For vehicle owners/motorist:
- Maintain your vehicle by changing oil regularly (every 5,000 kilometers).
- Keep the engine well-tuned following the owner’s manual.
- Keep tires properly inflated.
- Plan trips and observe proper driving habits.
- Remove unnecessary things from the trunk. Don’t overload and travel only at speed required by traffic regulations and road conditions.
- Try talking to the jeep/bus/tricycle driver about the high health risks of poor vehicle maintenance and improper driving practices.
- Patronize mass railway transit (i.e., MRT, LRT)
For office workers:
- Reduce use of air conditioning and ensure that rooms are sealed.
- Make sure that lights are energy-efficient.
- Use company vehicles wisely and make sure that they are well-maintained.
- Use natural lighting by opening window curtains at daytime.
- Use low watt bulbs or energy-saving lights.
- Limit the use of air conditioning units and keep the temperature a few degrees higher.
- Don’t burn garbage.
- Avoid using aerosols.
- Properly dispose of refrigerant, refrigeration equipment, and used coolant.
- Talk to people on what they can do about air pollution.
- Report smoke-belchers to LTO, MMDA, and/or the appropriate local government units.
- Walk or ride your bike to places.
- Take the bus or mass rail transit whenever you can.
- Work with residential associations to stop burning of garbage.
- Plant trees.
- Spread the word about the ban on smoking in public places.
Department of Environment and Natural Resources. (2003, August). Primer on the Clean Air Act. Diliman: DENR-Public Affairs Office.