Today is actually the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, which is now observed each year by more than 500 million people and national governments in 175 countries. Couple of things you can do:
–Skipping a car trip each week prevents the emission of 950 pounds of carbon dioxide a year.
–If every U-S household replaced their 4 most-used 100-watt incandescent bulbs with four 23-watt compact fluorescent bulbs, the country would save as much energy as is produced by 30 power plants annually.
–Approximately 100 million trees are used every year to send nearly four tons of junk mail –most of it unwanted. Stop unwanted junk mail through a free online service. Here’s a link from the FTC which will walk you through it!