Small actions taken by many people can lead to great change, and it’s startling to see how some of the smallest changes can result in enormous benefit to all. Did you know that switching out just one incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent (CFL) one prevents the emission of over 400 pounds of greenhouse gases? Or that just running your washing machine and dishwasher when they’re full reduces water pollution while lowering your bills? Swapping out nasty chemical cleaners for homemade products is healthier for both us and all life that depends on the local water table, and composting kitchen scraps reduces landfill waste while providing our gardens with vital nutrients. This infographic details some of the little, simple changes that everyone can do, and can make an enormous difference to the entire world in the long run.

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