Ten things to do
Want to do something to help stop global warming?
Here are 10 simple things you can do and How much carbon dioxide you'll save doing them.
Change in light
Replacing one regular light bulbe with a compat fluorescent light bulb will save 150 pounds of corbon dioxide a yesr.
Walk, bike, carpool, or take mass transit more often. You'll save one pound of corbon dioxide for every mile you don't drive!
You can save 2400 pounds of corbon dioxide per year by recycling just half of your household waste.
Check your tires
Keeping your tires inflated properly can improve gas milageby more than 3%. Every gallon of gasoline saved keeps 20 pounds of corbon dioxide out of the atmosphere!
Use less hot water
It takes a lot of energy to heat water. Use less hot water by installing a low flow showerhead (350 pounds of CO2 saved per year) and washing your cloath in cold or warm water (500 pounds saved per year)
Avoid product with a lot packaging
You can save 1200 pounds of corbon dioxide if you cut down your grabge by 10%.
Adjust your thermostat
Moving your thermostat just 2 degrees in winter and 2 degrees in summer. You could save about 2000 pounds of corbon dioxide a year with this simple adjustment.
A single tree will absorb one ton of corbon dioxide over its lifetime.
Turn off electronic devices
Simply turning off your television, DVD player, stereo, and computer when you're not using them will save you thousand of pounds of corbon dioxide a year.
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