If every home in America switched one regular bulb to a CFL, in one year it would save enough energy to power 3 million homes.
Turn the water off while brushing your teeth! A faucet running for 5 minutes is equivalent to a 60-watt bulb running for 14 hours!
Americans throw away almost 100 million shopping bags each year! Reuse your bags and you could save 76 lbs of CO2 per year.
Every 3 months, Americans throw away enough aluminum to build more than 5,000 airplanes.
PLANT A TREE
An acre of trees provides enough oxygen for 18 people! They also help protect lands and provide a food source for wildlife.
Unplug before you leave a room. Some electronics still use electricity when plugged in, even if they are turned off!
Try walking or biking from place to place. It's good for both you AND the environment!
Create a natural habitat in your yard and help animals and plants who are affected by weather shifts and development.
DO A CLEANUP
Clean up a park, beach or playground in your area. You can make a big difference in your community!
SPREAD THE WORD
Tell your friends and classmates about how they can help. Together, we can make a big difference!