Today is Earth Day, a time to celebrate and pay respect to our planet. If you want to join the millions of people around the world who are making small but significant changes to help sustain our ecosystem, try these tips, courtesy of

  • Use energy-efficient light bulbs, which result in the emission of less carbon dioxide (CO2) than regular light bulbs
  • Consider a hybrid car, drive less, and get regular tune-ups – all can reduce CO2 levels and improve fuel efficiency
  • Eat locally farmed foods that are grown organically, as these are free of pesticides and less harmful to the earth
  • Buy recycled products – and recycle your trash. In addition, try to purchase products that use minimal packaging

Small steps and individual responsibility can make a huge difference all over the world – get started today, and encourage others to do the same!