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What Can I Do to Stop Global Warming?

What Can I Do to Make a Difference?

If I do this:

I can reduce this much CO2:

Wash your clothes in warm or cold water, not hot

 

Up to 500 lbs. a year for two loads a week

Turn down your water heater thermostat to 120 degrees

 

500 lbs. a year for each 10-degree reduction

Clean or replace air filters in air conditioners

 

Up to 175 lbs. a year per filter

Use public transportation, walk or bike to school or work

 

22 lbs. for every gallon of gasoline you save

Use energy-efficient appliances and weatherize your home

 

3000 lbs. a year if you replace your old refrigerator with an efficient model

Use renewable energy sources--like solar heat or wind power - which don't emit carbon dioxide.

 

Billions of lbs. per year

Only run a FULL dishwasher, don't use heat-dry cycle

 

200 lbs. per year

Replace light bulbs with energy efficient compact fluorescent bulbs

 

250 lbs. per one frequently used bulb (be sure to dispose of these bulbs properly as they contain mercury)

Install low-flow shower heads to flow of hot water

 

Up to 300 lbs. per year
Buy a car with good gas mileage

Up to2500 lbs. per year per 10 mpg more than your old car

Recycle, Recycle, Recycle:)

         


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