Low-carbon lifestyle popular with white-collar workers1

17:51, May 24, 2010      

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With the dissemination of the low-carbon concept, various types of healthy and eco-friendly lifestyles have emerged, including the "no computers on weekends" lifestyle that is very popular with white-collar workers in Erdos, a city of northwest China's Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region.

The computer has become an indispensable, close friend during working hours every day, said Wang Jingxuan who is an art editor at a media agency in Dongsheng District, Erdos.

Wang admitted frankly, that aside from working hours, he was also very interested in squeezing time to play online computer games and often got up to play games at midnight. He said that he is a good computer game player and is quite familiar with popular online games such as "Crazy Racing Kart Rider" and "Plants vs. Zombies."

However, with the popularity of the low-carbon concept, Wang has moved away from his previous high-carbon lifestyle. Now, to save energy and power during working hours, he keeps the display brightness of his computer at a low level and will put his computer into standby mode when he does not use it.

Wang has said goodbye to almost all online computer games. In particular, he keeps himself away from the computer and participates in outdoor physical exercises on the weekends.

By People's Daily Online


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