5 Ways to Reduce Your

Carbon Footprint

There are many ways to reduce your carbon footprint that are simple and make a huge impact. If everyone works together at reducing carbon emissions, it can make a big impact on our Earth.

Learn the 5 R's

- Refuse: Avoid single-use plastics and paper. - Reduce: Downsize what you purchase. - Reuse: Repair or upcycle old items to keep them out of the landfill. - Rot: Set up a compost system for food scraps. - Recycle: Properly recycle plastic, paper, glass, or metal.

Bike More and Drive Less

Traditional cars put out a lot of exhaust, which pollutes the air. In fact, vehicles produce one-third of all U.S. air pollution. Challenge yourself to drive less and bike more. You’ll get a workout all while helping the environment.

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Shut off water when brushing your teeth. Take shorter showers. Don't flush things down the toilet to dispose of them. Avoid soaps filled with toxins. Opt for reusables.

Conserve Water and Protect Our Waterways

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Eat seasonal foods. Buy local. Eat more plant-based. Shop with reusable bags.

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with the Food You Eat

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Switch to Sustainable, Clean Energy

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You can help stop our reliance on fossil fuels by switching to sustainable energy today. Solar and wind power are just a few (though, by far the most common). There’s also water and geothermal power to consider.

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