What You Can Do
Driving a car, using electricity to light and heat your home, and throwing away garbage all lead to greenhouse gas emissions. You can reduce emissions through simple actions like changing a light bulb, powering down electronics, using less water, and recycling. This site provides more than 25 easy steps you can take at Home, School, the Office, and On the Road to protect the climate, reduce air pollution, and save money. Take action today! Small steps add up, if we all do our part.
Making a few small changes in your home and yard reduces greenhouse gas emissions and saves you money. Explore nine simple steps you can take around the house and yard to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Business and home offices use a significant amount of electricity for heating and cooling, lighting, and operating equipment. Here are four easy ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help make the air cleaner.
Use EPA's household carbon footprint calculator to estimate your household's annual emissions and find ways you can cut emissions.
Detailed information and resources are also available for state and local governments interested in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.