With scientists warning of warming temperatures and coming climate change, it's a great time to think about what you can do to reduce your carbon footprint and help save the planet. This list is a great resource for anyone who's looking for a few suggestions of simple things they can do to make a difference.
Once you start building habits, it's easy to turn off your computer, use reusable bags, and shut off the water while brushing your teeth. Don't be afraid to reach out to members of your community or city council to find out what other events and initiatives are happening near you every day that you can get involved in to better the environment.
Plant A TreePhoto: Shutterstock
Planting a tree is a great thing to do for our planet and a fun activity to do with someone you love.566Does this make a positive impact?
Flip The SwitchPhoto: ShutterstockIf you're leaving a room for 15 minutes or more, save energy by turning the light off.5511Does this make a positive impact?
Recycle Glass Bottles And Aluminum CansPhoto: Russell Binns / Shutterstock.com
Recycle your cans and bottles! It saves so much energy and some states will even pay you for it.539Does this make a positive impact?
Buy Local Fruits And VegetablesPhoto: Shutterstock
It takes a lot of energy and resources to drive your food across the country. Consider supporting your local farmer instead!476Does this make a positive impact?