• Carpool
  • Walk instead of drive
  • Ride a bike to a friend’s house instead of driving
  • Encourage your parent to shop online or by phone/mail
  • Use public transportation
  • Encourage your parent to get a car
    tune up
  • Encourage your parent to replace air filters (saves about 350 lbs of CO2 a year)
  • Use air-friendly products like water-based paints
  • Recycle and reuse as much as you can
  • Double points for using hybrid cars in your family
  • Plant flowers and plants to create clean oxygen
  • Eat less meat. Did you know that cows produce methane? Methane is the second most significant greenhouse gas
  • Avoid heavily packaged products. You’ll cut down your garbage by 10 percent and save 1,200 lbs of CO2
  • Use baking soda, white vinegar, liquid soap and borax to clean instead of traditional cleaning products