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 April: Face the Addiction
 May: Examine Yourself
 June: Choose Wisely
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 November: Go Paperless
 December: Shop Smarter
 January: Go Healthy
 February: Love, Protect, and Preserve
 March: Consider an Alternative
 April: Celebrate Your Impact

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May: Examine Yourself

May 1st: Install a low-flow showerhead to use less water and you could be $150 richer.




May 2nd: Buy locally-grown food - it reduces the amount of energy required to transport products to the store.

May 3rd: Did you know that we can buy energy certificates to make up for the pollution that we cause?

May 4th: Buy goods with minimal packaging to reduce your garbage.

May 5th: Thinking of buying a new car? Choose a hybrid and you could save yourself nearly $4,000 a year.

May 6th: If you're in the market for a new car, choose one that's fuel-efficient and gets more miles to the gallon than your current ride.

May 7th: Try carpooling. Leaving your car at home just two days a week will reduce your carbon dioxide emissions by thousands of pounds this year.

May 8th: Take out less trash. Buying products will less packaging and recycling your paper, plastics, and glass can reduce your trash by 25%.

May 9th: Plant a tree. Trees suck up carbon dioxide and clean the air you breathe.

May 10th: Insulate your water heater and save 1,000 lbs. of carbon dioxide from entering the air.

May 11th: Use a push mower for your lawn to conserve energy and get some exercise.

May 12th: Weatherize your home by caulking and weather-stripping your doorways and windows and you could save a few hundred bucks a year.

May 13th: Unplugging your cell phone charger when you're not using it saves energy - and money.

May 14th: Turning off un-used electronic devices could save you about $300 a year.

May 15th: Instead of turning up the heat at home, put on a sweater.

May 16th: Are your walls and ceilings insulated? Make sure and you could save a few hundred bucks every year.

May 17th: Air dry your clothes instead of using the dryer and save yourself $75 a year.

May 18th: Switch to a tank-less water heater. It's a more efficient way to take a hot shower.

May 19th: Double pane glass windows keep the heat inside and save you about $500 per year.

May 20th: Buy organic food on a regular basis.

May 21st: Bring your own bags to the grocery store.

May 22nd: Replace old inefficient appliances with eco-friendly ones. They will pay for themselves in money saved.

May 23rd: Buy recycled products. They require less energy to produce.

May 24th: Call your utility company and see if green electricity is an option for you. If it's not, ask to be notified when it is.

May 25th: Fight road rage. Aggressive driving-rapid acceleration and braking-can lower your gas mileage.

May 26th: Slow down. Exceeding the speed limit decreases your fuel efficiency.

May 27th: Chill out on the air conditioner in the car. It can decrease your fuel efficiency.

May 28th: When it's time to fill up, opt for alternative fuels like biodiesel, made from recycled vegetable oils. It's better for diesel engines than regular fuel.

May 29th: Make your dollar count. Shop at stores that stock climate-friendly products.

May 30th: Remember to rinse out and re-use your glass jars, soup cans, and plastic bottles.

May 31st: Consider composting your food waste for the garden or backyard.



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