• Buy energy efficient products
  • Conserve energy at home and at work
  • Plant trees
  • Reduce, reuse and recycle
  • Make wise transportation choices

Top 10 things you should do

10. Plant native, drought-resistant trees and shrubs around your home and outdoor air conditioning unit.
9. Buy local - When possible, source your products from local distributors or producers to reduce fossil fuel use.
8. Replace your current home appliances (refrigerator, washing machine) with high-efficiency models.
7. Buy food and other products with reusable or recyclable packaging instead of those in non-recyclable packaging.
6. Replace incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs.
5. Install a solar heated system to provide your hot water.
4. Recycle your home's waste newsprint, cardboard, glass and metal.
3. Leave your car at home (walk, bike or take mass transit instead).
2. Insulate your home, clean your air conditioning filters and install energy efficient showerheads.
1. Purchase a fuel-efficient car (rated at 32 mpg or more) to replace your most frequently used automobile.