Go vegetarian once a week – one less meat based meal a week helps the planet and your diet.

Take a shorter shower – every two minutes you save on your shower can conserve more than ten gallons of water.

Plant a tree – it's good for the air and the land.

Use your cruise control – your vehicle could get up to 15% better mileage.

Buy local – consider the amount of pollution created to get your food from the farm to your table.

Recycle old cell phones – if they go into landfill sites the phones and the batteries introduce toxic substances into the environment.

Give it away – before you throw something away think about if someone else might need it.

Recycle – unwanted wire hangers, aluminium, glass, plastic and paper.

Get a rainwater storage tank – you won’t be able to drink it, but your flowers and plants will sure enjoy it.

Use eco-friendly household cleaners – it's never made sense to use dirty chemicals to get things cleaner.