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Go Green! 50 Actions You Can Take Today

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What can you and your family do to be kind to the environment TODAY? Here are 50 simple, earth-friendly actions.

  1. Buy eco! Super cool and environmentally friendly shoes, purses, skateboard earrings, platters, picture frames, batteries, cars, and more are readily available these days
  2. Recycle electronics, including computers, printers, cd players, and toys
  3. Build a garden using native plants
  4. Incorporate Integrated Pest Management practices into your garden
  5. Buy groceries in bulk
  6. Take a reusable bag to the grocery store
  7. Ride a bicycle to work or to take care of errands around town
  8. Watch environmentally themed movies such as Sacred Planet
  9. Carry a reusable mug, everywhere
  10. Use recycled-content copy paper
  11. Purchase remanufactured toner cartridges
  12. Research ways you can help the environment
  13. Practice Environmentality with your family
  14. Buy recycled office products
  15. Unplug electronics when they are not in use
  16. Use a dry erase board instead of paper
  17. Reuse the backside of discarded paper for scratch pads
  18. Recycle as much as possible
  19. Purchase clothes made from recycled materials, such as plastic bottles
  20. Buy products that contain natural or organic ingredients
  21. Use energy conserving light bulbs
  22. Buy in bulk
  23. Use a reusable lunch tote
  24. Limit your use of polystyrene (Styrofoam)
  25. Rideshare
  26. Celebrate Earth Day
  27. Build a backyard habitat
  28. Learn more about the Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund
  29. Recycle Tyvek envelopes
  30. Recycle your soda can tabs
  31. Recycle batteries
  32. Check your tire pressure
  33. Reward people who practice Environmentality
  34. Donate or recycle cell phones
  35. Visit Environmentality.com
  36. Recycle six-pack rings
  37. Recycle old greeting cards
  38. Host your own recycled art contest
  39. Use recycled construction materials, such as plastic lumber
  40. Reduce your junk mail
  41. Compost
  42. Recycle old eye glasses
  43. Participate in an environmental volunteers event
  44. Purchase or rent an alternative fuel vehicle
  45. Use a low-flow shower head
  46. Recycle videotapes
  47. Use a dry erase board instead of paper to share notes with your family
  48. Check out an environmental blog online
  49. Buy water in bulk so you don't have to use individual water bottles


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