Replace light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. By using three CFBs, you will save 300 pounds of carbon dioxide and $60 a year.
You don’t have to run your dishwasher every time you eat. By filling it completely, you can save $40 and 100 lbs. of CO2 emission a year.
By using 100% post-consumer recycled printer paper, you can save 5 lbs. of carbon dioxide per ream of paper. Don’t forget to invest in recycled paper towels and napkins as well!
If you move your thermostat down two degrees in the winter and two degrees up in the summer, you can save up to $98 and 2000 lbs. of CO2 per year. Think of the warm sweater or cool bathing suit you can buy with that money.
Did you know that showers account for 2/3 of all water heating costs? We know—it’s shocking. Cut your showers short and save $99 and 350 lbs. of CO2 per year.
With gas prices burning a hole in everyone’s wallet, save some cash while saving 790 lbs. of CO2 by carpooling. If your car is too small to fit all of your BFFs then commute or ride your bike.
Recycle paper, plastic and glass, and buy products with less packaging. This can save 1,000 lbs. of carbon dioxide a year.
Show off your gardening skills and start planting. A single tree will absorb a ton (that's 2000+ lbs.) of CO2 over its lifetime.
Did you know that you are using a super huge amount of energy by keeping your electronics (phone charger, blow dryer, etc.) plugged in? Save over 1,000 lbs. of CO2 and $256 a year by unplugging everything.
Because the water isn’t being heated, you’ll save energy. Air-drying your clothes will save 700 lbs. of CO2 and up to $75 a year.
Plastic bottles are biodegradable and can sit in landfills for over 200 years! With 2.5 million plastic water bottles thrown away every hour in the U.S., it is best to start using a reusable water bottle.