Choices sorted by importance descending [sort ascending]

H = high, M = medium, L = low

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