tons of things, use cloth instead of paper-napkins, cleaning rags, diapers. food-grow your own, can, freeze, keep a price book, buy loss leaders to stock a pantry, cook from scratch, eat in, find alternative sources, forage, less meat. clothes-thrift stores, yard sales, trade with others, cut down adult clothes for kids, repair, reduce amounts, mix an match. use grey water for garden, make compost, share seeds and plants. cluster errands with the car, walk more. reuse aluminum foil, ziplock bags, plastic bags. lower the thermostat in the winter, raise it in the summer, cook in a crockpot, cook more than one thing in the oven at a time. eliminate all but essentital electronics. take shorter showers, wash and rinse dishes in dishpans by hand. wash full loads of clothes, use cold water, line dry. frequent the library, enjoy free and cheap community events, have friends over for meals instead of going out....
at 8:31 PM on Mar. 17, 2010