Recycle materials. Add one more new item to your recycling list, like steel cans plastic bottles or junk mail.
Bring your own bag to shopping. If plastic grocery bags are used, reuse them for other things like waste basket liners.
Buy recycled materials. purchase products made from recycled materials such as building and decking materials, furniture, and paper.
Changing light bulbs to fluorescent lamps. These bulbs use at least 2/3 less energy than standard incandescent bulbs to provide the same amount of light, and last up to 10 times longer. Don't forget to flip the light switch off when you leave the room.
Properly maintain your vehicle. Properly inflated tires and a well-tuned engine will save gas and prevent excess emissions
Use less toxic cleaners. Single-ingredient, common household materials such as baking soda, vinegar, or plant-based soaps and detergents can often do the job on your carpet or other surfaces. Soap and water has been shown to keep surfaces as free of bacteria as antibacterial soaps do.
Compost Pile. Create a compost pile in your backyard for fertilizing your plants rather than using store bought fertilizers.
Go Paperless. Shift your monthly bills over to online or email based bills. If you're one who never reads junk-mail (like most people), sign up for the national do-not-mail list. This will dramatically cut down on how much mail you are getting from advertisers.
Conserve water by using less water for shower, or your grass, The less water usage leads to less runoff, which leads to cleaner rivers and ocean.