YouSustain

Recommended Actions To Be More Sustainable


Use this tool to find ideas for actions for becoming more sustainable. You can sort the actions by popularity, cost, or CO2 and cash savings.

Most Popular Actions

#1 - Recycling

64% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.50 - 1.09 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $0 - $0

#2 - Replacing lights with CF bulbs

46% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.50 - 1.60 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $80 - $250

#3 - Wash clothes with only cold water

42% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.20 - 0.40 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $20 - $60

#4 - Eat less meat

39% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.15 - 1.49 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $0 - $0

#5 - Reusable Bags

39% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.02 - 0.05 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $0 - $25

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Lowest Initial Cost Actions

#1 - Recycling

64% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.50 - 1.09 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $0 - $0

#2 - Lower water-heater temperature

17% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.20 - 0.30 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $15 - $30

#3 - No bottled water

12% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.03 - 0.35 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $50 - $500

#4 - Eat less meat

39% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.15 - 1.49 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $0 - $0

#5 - Reusable Bags

39% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.02 - 0.05 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $0 - $25

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Highest CO2 Reduction Actions

#1 - Neutralize with carbon offsets

1% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 5.00 - 10.00 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $0 - $0

#2 - Complete House Solar Conversion

0% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 1.50 - 6.00 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $500 - $3,000

#3 - Hybrid Vehicle

5% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 1.50 - 3.60 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $500 - $1,800

#4 - Switch to a clean energy provider

6% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 1.50 - 3.00 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $0 - $0

#5 - Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle

15% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.50 - 2.00 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $200 - $1,000

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Highest Cash Savings Actions

#1 - Exclusive Sustainable Transportation

12% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.50 - 1.65 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $1,000 - $4,000

#2 - Complete House Solar Conversion

0% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 1.50 - 6.00 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $500 - $3,000

#3 - Hybrid Vehicle

5% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 1.50 - 3.60 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $500 - $1,800

#4 - Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle

15% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.50 - 2.00 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $200 - $1,000

#5 - House Solar Augmentation

0% of members are doing this
Annual CO2 Reduction: 0.40 - 1.50 tons
Annual Cash Savings: $200 - $800

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