Recycle paper, plastic and glass, and buy products with less packaging. This can save 1,000 lbs. of carbon dioxide a year. “Take a second look at everything you think is trash, says author Sandra Markle. “Instead of sending it off to a landfill, maybe your trash can become art, a toy, or something to help your local wildlife.” She’s got some neat ideas for recycling stuff into new uses here at her blog. I’ve invited Sandra back at the end of the month to talk about her new book.