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Consider buying an electric vehicle

Nov 25, 2010
Electric vehicles are just now entering the U.S. market, and consumers may be surprised to learn the ways they help reduce emissions beyond just...

Ride share

Nov 25, 2010
Commute to work or school by bus, carpool, or tandem bicycle! Travel is always more fun with friends and family!

Dry half your laundry on a clothes line

Nov 24, 2010
If everyone in the U.S. line dried 50 percent of their clothes, total U.S. carbon emissions would be reduced by 0.4 percent Clothes dryers are a...

Help cut waste in the fashion industry before it's even made by helping forecast fashion on social shopping sites

Nov 24, 2010
Theshoppingforecast.com has recently launched a focus on cutting waste in the fashion industry by allowing retailers to make more accurate...

Buy wholesale-sized products

Nov 24, 2010
Shop at a wholesale store to buy bulk in order to minimize packaging waste. Some companies also have refills available in environmentally-friendly...

Use reusable containers instead of disposable plastic bags for lunch

Nov 24, 2010
Reusable containers aren't just for the fridge. Use them to bring your lunch to work or school. It's less plastic and less money.

Turn off your power strip if it's not in use

Nov 24, 2010
These days, everything's plugged into power strips. So when you're not using them, just switch the power strip off. You save electricity and money.

Dump disposable coffee cups at the office

Nov 24, 2010
You don't need paper coffee cups at work, do you? Have all employees bring their own mugs. It'll reduce office waste.

Compost your food scraps!

Nov 24, 2010
Compost food scraps instead of throwing them away. If you do not have a compost bin, dig post holes, fill them with compost-able scraps, then cover...

Become a Leftover Lover. Save what's left of your meals and take home restaurants leftovers

Nov 24, 2010
You've invested the time and money in creating or buying your food. Why wouldn't you save it for another time?...

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