30_Days_30_WaysApril is Earth Month and the perfect time to start changing your state.


Day 1 – Hit the Switch

Think this is just about saving energy? Turns out it matters a lot to your health too

Day 2 – Cycle Safe

Riding a bike is awesome but crashing isn’t. Your guide to safe cycling

Day 3 – Eat Fresh

Fresh food does your body good. Try these recipes (yes, even you can make them)

Day 4 – Equip Your Car

Want to visit the gas station less? Here’s how to boost your car’s MPGs

Day 5 – Get Moving

A more sustainable you is an active you. How to stay fit if you work a desk job (or study a lot), how to exercise at home, and how to workout in just 15 minutes

Day 6 – Turn off the Tap

Wat’er you doing to conserve water? Here are easy ways to save

Day 7 – Bring your own cup

Not only are reusable water bottles seriously cool but they can help change the planet too

Day 8 – Clean Out Your Closet

And when you do, try these ideas for what to do with the piles of clothes you don’t want anymore

Day 9 – Drink Water

Water may not be as exciting to gulp down, but here are 6 wonders water does for your body

Day 10 – Swap Out Bulbs

Confused on which bulbs save the most energy? We shine a light on bulb buying

Day 11 – Shop for Local Food

Homegrown is often cheaper and fresher, so go loco for local food

Day 12 – Make Your Own Cleaning Products

When you make it yourself, you might be avoiding toxins while at the same time saving money. Try this recipe for laundry detergent

Day 13 – Bring a Bag

When you’re out shopping, bring a reusable bag instead of using plastic bags. We found some stylish ones you can make and tons of reasons why they’re better than plastic

Day 14 – Clean Your Plate

We waste a lot of food in this country, so make sure your eyes aren’t bigger than your stomach, especially in campus dining halls

Day 15 – Recycle

We’ll help by answering your toughest blue bin questions — 5 surprising things that are recyclable on campus and 5 things that actually aren’t recyclable on campus.

Day 16 – Buy Used

Why buy a new product when you can save money and reduce waste by buying used? Check out 9 items that make sense to buy used

Day 17 – Reduce Your Water Footprint

But what exactly is a water footprint and why does it matter?

Day 18 – Give Back

Help improve your community and make it a more thriving, sustainable place. Turns out, serving others does your body good

Day 19 – Save Water in the Shower

Your daily shower might be your biggest use of water all day. But you have the power to save

Day 20 – Walk More

The fast track to a more sustainable you is as easy as walking more. And there are easy ways to incorporate more walking in your day

Day 21 – Grow Your Own Food

You’ve never tasted fresher food than what you can grow at home. Bonus: gardening can save you mega-bucks at the grocery store

Day 22 – Fix Leaks Fast

You won’t believe how much water waste there is in leaks. Learn how to sleuth them out and fix them fast

Day 23 – Make Your Laundry Leaner

The average U.S. household does 400+ loads of laundry a year. Here’s your laundry guide to saving energy, water and money

Day 24 – Drive Less

The less you use your car, the more money you’ll save. Use this guide for getting started with alternative transportation

Day 25 – Adjust Your Computer to Save Energy

Most of us use computers (and lots of energy) every day. Simple changes to your computer can reap big energy rewards

Day 26 – Buy in Bulk

Buying in bulk is a great way to save money and reduce packaging waste. These items have the biggest bulk bang for your buck

Day 27 – Pull the Plug

There are items in your house that are secretly driving up your energy bill. Find and slay the ‘phantom’ load today

Day 28 – Go Paperless

Sure, paper has its place. But technology is creating an easier, more paperless place

Day 29 – Eat in Season

Eating in season is healthier and can save you money. Check out our quick guide for buying fruits and veggies in season

 Day 30 – Use Natural Light

Research shows a little sunshine does your body good. See all the benefits of using more natural light