The Green Changemakers
Collections of Resources on Education for Sustainability and Green Living
Friday, November 30, 2012
Climate Saving Measures
Here are suggestions ranging from the grand to the everyday.
Pick one or two (or five) and run with them.
Make the big changes
Move to a sustainable community.
Switch to green energy.
Use public transit.
Weatherize your home
Cool your home naturally.
Eat less meat.
(Yes, this will help with climate change.)
Make the small changes
Save energy in the laundry room.
Maintain your car
and other equipment.
Drive less; bike or walk more.
instead of replacing them.
Reduce, reuse, recycle
Buy products made of recycled materials.
Turn lights off when not in use.
Reduce waste from energy vampires.
Use trusty manual devices (can openers, toothbrushes) instead of electrical ones.
Dress for the season instead of relying on heat or A/C to make you comfortable.
Get the right equipment
Choose Energy Star appliances.
Choose fuel-efficient cars.
Use LEDs or compact fluorescent lights.
And plant trees!