Make saving our planet a part of your daily life with easy changes. Start today with help from these resources.

  • American Forests
    The average person is responsible for emitting 94 pounds of carbon dioxide every day. It takes four trees, which act as natural air filters, to offset the carbon dioxide each person generates in a month. For each dollar donated, American Forests plants a tree. For more information and to plant trees, visit
  • Earth 911
    Find information about environmental services and events in your community, visit
  • Engines Off
    Lynn Romanek from Glencoe, Illinois, has organized parents at her childrens' school to turn off their cars instead of idling in the parking lot. Idling 10 minutes less per day can keep 550 pounds of carbon dioxide out of the air every year. For more information visit
  • Greendimes
    A group that reduces junk mail and plants trees. For more information or to sign up, visit
  • Treehugger
    For ideas on green living, visit
  • Stop Global Warming Tour
    Learn more about Sheryl Crow and Laurie David's tour and what you can do to find solutions for global warming. Visit for more information.
  • The Green
    Simran Sethi hosts The Green on the Sundance Channel. Visit for more information.
  • The Green Book by Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas Kostigen
    Simple things you can do to save the planet. Find more at
Shopping and Cleaning
  • Ecobags
    Bringing your own bag when shopping saves plastic bags. Visit
  • Method Home
    Method offers some cleaners that are dye- and perfume-free, nontoxic, biodegradable, naturally derived and never tested on animals. For more information, visit
  • Mrs. Meyers cleaning supplies
    All of their cleaning supplies are made with natural essential oils, are biodegradable and phosphate-free. For more, visit
  • Seventh Generation products
    Seventh Generation is one of the leading brands of nontoxic household products. For more information, visit
  • Shaklee
    This company has been producing natural cleaning products—everything from dryer sheets to stain removers—for 50 years. Visit for more information. And order the Healthy Home Pack starter kit by calling 800-SHAKLEE.


Next Story