Personal Actions

Dec 14, 2002

Print our “8 Things Kids Can Do” Bookmarker!

Smart Transportation:

  • Walk, bike, rollerblade, or take mass transit to reduce the miles you drive
  • Combine your errands and make one trip
  • Don’t sit in the drive-thru lane or idle your engine in the carpool lane at school
  • Pledge to make your next vehicle low-emissions or a hybrid!
  • Refuel after 6:00 pm, especially during the summer
  • Keep your tires inflated properly to save fuel and reduce pollution
  • Drive under 60 mph to save gas and reduce emissions
  • Keep your car in good running condition

Conserve Electricity: 60% of our electricity comes from coal-fired power plants.

  • Use compact fluorescent light bulbs in your home
  • Join NC GreenPower to support renewable energy
  • Turn off your lights when not needed
  • Pledge to purchase only Energy Star appliances