Planting trees and shrubs
They shade buildings and absorb CO2 and other greenhouse gases from the air.
Rethinking yard work
Leaf and snow blowers use gas or electricity, but raking and shoveling emit no greenhouse gases.
Replacing gas-powered lawn mowers
Replacing grass with other ground cover
create a "lawn" that doesn't need mowing.
Cutting back on recreational vehicles
Each gallon of gas burned emits 9 kilograms (20 pounds) of CO2; each gallon of diesel emits 10 kilograms (22 pounds).