Fighting climate change seems like a big undertaking, much too big for one household right? Wrong. What the recent EcoChallenge taught us is that collective action adds up. And you don’t have to be perfect to help fight climate change. Start taking small steps like eliminating a few meat-based meals each week. Eating a more plant-based diet cuts your carbon footprint. When you are preparing and eating meals, look at ways to cut food waste. Americans throw away up to 40% of the food they buy. Look at ways to use clean energy. Many utilities allow you to purchase and invest in renewable energy.

Tips to reduce your carbon footprint