You Can Reduce Your Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The average American generates 19 tons of carbon dioxide a year. Carbon dioxide is the leading contributor of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. If we want to have a healthy environment for our children and grandchildren, then how we act now matters.

Here are some actions for you to consider to reduce greenhouse gas emissions:

What Citizens Can Do to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Tree Planting by the
Village Tree Commission

In Your Home

In Your Life

While these individual actions seem small, we as citizens are collectively responsible for our share of greenhouse gas emissions. Plus, several of these suggestions will save on your electric bill.

Would you like to know what your estimated annual greenhouse emissions are? Try the EPA's Household Carbon Footprint Calculator.