Week 8 – Reduce Speeding

Even though I have a hybrid car, driving is one of my biggest carbon impacts due to my amount of driving.  Aggressive driving like speeding and rapid acceleration/ braking wastes gas. Whether or not I am an aggressive driver, I don’t know.  But, I do have a tendency to go 10 mph over the speed limit.  At highway…

Week 7- Walk to the Library

This week is Book Club, which means I have to turn in my old book and go to the library to pick up a new one.  Since I only live half a mile from the library, you might think that I’ve always walked there.  That is not the case.  I am so dependent on my…

Week 6 – Sign up with my Local Freecycle Network

Freecycle is sort of like Craigslist except it is all FREE.  Giving unused items away or using things from other people reduces the amount of stuff thrown into landfills.  Plus, if you’re getting something used, that is one less item that you have to buy new.  Landfills are bad for the environment because they take…