Climate change is in the news. It seems like
everyone's "going green." We're glad you want to take action, too.
Luckily, many of the steps we can take to stop climate change can make our
lives better. Our grandchildren-and their children-will thank us for living
more sustainably. Let's start now.
Keep reading for 10 simple things you can do today to
help reduce your environmental impact, save money, and live a happier,
Save energy to save money.
Set your thermostat a few degrees lower in the winter
and a few degrees higher in the summer to save on heating and cooling costs.
online to find new or gently used secondhand products. Whether you've just
moved or are looking to redecorate, consider a service like craigslist
to track down furniture, appliances, and other items cheaply or for free.
o Check out garage
sales, thrift stores, and consignment shops for clothing and other everyday
o When making purchases,
make sure you know what's "Good
Stuff" and what isn't.