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1 Cook with an air fryer instead of less efficient means
2 Cook with an InstantPot instead of less efficient means
3 Make your own yogurt in an InstantPot
4 Take up solar cooking
5 Drive an electric car
6 Use a manual lawn mower
7 Replace all or part of your lawn with a pollinator meadow
8 Use a bidet
9 Learn about your local plants, animals and insects
10 Learn about soil biology and soil health
11 Learn about your local ecosystems
12 Learn more about nature in general
13 Get your property certified as wildlife habitat
14 Stop using pesticides and other poisons
15 Adopt natural forms of mosquito abatement
16 Adopt natural forms of tick abatement
17 Stop using synthetic fertilizers
18 Buy organic food
19 Learn about organic gardening
20 Reduce your purchase of clothing that sheds microfibers
21 Buy used books
22 Shop for clothing at thrift stores
23 Shop for furniture at thrift stores
24 Sell or give away anything you don't actually need
25 Compost everything you can
26 Waste no food
27 Question every claim and every norm of the currently prevailing system of destructive consumption
28 Write to your representatives
29 Change your attitude about what you "need"
30 Support the economy of the non-material
31 Buy experiences instead of products
32 Reduce your use of plastic
33 Learn more about the non-recyclability of plastic
34 Reduce your use of fossil fuels in every way
35 Stop eating beef
36 Stop eating pork
37 Eat more vegetables
38 Eat more fruit
39 Grow some vegetables
40 Grow some fruit
41 Reduce your driving
42 Become a walker
43 Use a bicycle
44 Make good use of grass clippings from lawn mowing
45 Use less water
46 Record the electrical use of every device in your home
47 Use a programmable thermostat
48 Change your attitude about what constitutes "progress"
49 Adopt low-tech when it helps sustainability
50 Talk with others about issues of sustainability
51 Learn about LEED certification for your place of employment
52 Get your electricity from a solar farm
53 Install solar power at your home
54 Install solar water heating at your home
55 Become a locavore or partial locavore
56 Prefer groceries and products in minimal packaging and in paper instead of plastic
57 Keep stainless steel food leftover containers in your car and bring them into the restaurant
58 Keep durable metal eating utensils in your car and refuse plastic utensils
59 Substitute closer more satisfying vacations for distant exotic vacations
60 Take the train instead of the plane for mid-range trips
61 Learn to love all forms of non-fossil-fuel transportation
62 Stop using synthetic cleaners
63 Learn about natural cleaners
64 Buy natural cleaners
65 Accept that there is no "planet B"
66 Keep dead trees for use by birds, small mammals, insects
67 Learn about all-season gardening
68 Get an energy audit for your dwelling
69 Never buy bottled water
70 Use a stainless steel canteen for water on the go
71 Prefer glass bottles over plastic
72 Learn to appreciate the intangible and all its value
73 If you drive a gas-powered car, get regular tuneups
74 Mulch or compost organic matter on your property instead of sending it to the landfill
75 Live with others and share resources
76 Grow herbs
77 Use a shampoo bar instead of liquid shampoo in plastic
78 Read aloud the ingredients in your "food"
79 Read aloud the ingredients in your personal care products
80 Buy an insect house
81 Learn about green building materials
82 Use a heat pump for both heating and air conditioning
83 Stop buying synthetic "food" that damages your health and is manufactured in damaging ways
84 Cook at home more
85 Become creative and flexible in your cooking
86 Study nature more and pay less attention to the works and doings of humanity
87 Practice frugality in all matters of purchasing
88 Consider carbon offsets
89 Use artificial intelligence to help you stop wasting food
90 Learn how to best manage interactions with wildlife
91 Promote healthy soil
92 Use tooth brushing tablets in minimal packaging instead of toothpaste in a plastic tube
93 Eat less beef
94 Eat less pork
95 Take a sailing vacation
96 Remove non-native plants on your property
97 Plant native plants on your property
98 Install low-flow showerheads
99 Swap in low-flow toilets
100 Get your tap water tested
101 Install insulation in your home
102 Switch to green banking services
103 Reduce your use of plastic by making your own carbonated drinks
104 Reduce your use of plastic with a permanent toothbrush
105 Reduce your use of plastic with refillable deodorant
106 Use dental floss refills to reduce your use of plastic
107 Read and study sustainability and clean energy news sources
108 Use reusable produce bags
109 Eliminate vampire power at home and at work
110 Provide habitat for wildlife and insects
111 Calculate your carbon footprint
112 Use a corded electric leaf blower
113 Buy for durability
114 Participate in "buy nothing" groups
115 Use public transportation
116 Take a train vacation
117 Make your own delicious soup from your own soup stock
118 Use an induction stove
119 Make your own ricotta, sour cream and other cheeses
120 Make your own nut milks
121 Use laundry sheets instead of liquid detergent in plastic
122 Use drying racks instead of gas or electric dryers
123 Don't use wasteful K-cup coffee makers
124 Share your knowledge of sustainable practices and products
125 Drink tap water or filtered tap water
126 Prefer minimal recyclable packaging for all products
127 Grow some sprouts
128 Give experiences and love for the holidays instead of products
129 If you give products as gifts for the holidays, use minimal packaging
130 Become a litter picker upper
131 Get exercise picking up litter
132 Eat less sugar
133 Choose hobbies that help sustainability
134 Chew your food thoroughly
135 Chop up leaves with a lawn mower for compost
136 Keep your car tires inflated to the proper pressure
137 Don't make overpopulation worse
138 Reduce your consumption in general
139 If you prefer to use a power lawn mower, choose an electric model
140 Support local farmers' markets
141 Research innovative sustainable products in development and give them early support
142 Grow plants from seeds instead of buying them in plastic pots
143 Use a glass water filter with no-waste carbon filters
144 Refuse plastic straws
145 Make good use of chicken and turkey carcasses by turning them into soup
146 Reject the temptation to take "souvenirs" from nature
147 Use simple non-harmful cleaners to clean your toilets
148 Use your local libraries
149 Install a greywater system
150 Use rain barrels for water conservation