What can you do

REDUCE WASTE – Divert more waste from landfills where the decomposition process produces methane.

RECYCLE MORE – You can save 2,400 pounds of carbon dioxide per year by recycling just half of your household waste.recycleimage 

BUY RECYCLED – Recycled products require /ess energy to produce and many now cost less than those made from virgin materials.  Look for products that use post-consumer materials.

USE LESS HOT WATER – It takes a lot of energy to heat water.  Use less hot water by installing a low flow shower head (350 pounds of CO2 saved per year) and washing your clothes in cold or warm water (5oo pounds saved per year).

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