POPSUGAR Beauty Sun Chips What Is Your Green Idea? by Sponsor 5/07/09 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Follow us on Pinterest Ready to inspire others with your green idea? Tell us how you'd make your community greener at greeneffect.com. Read More Sun ChipsAdvertorial POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. lizopta 6 years Place your trash can next to your neighbors so that the truck only needs to make a stop every two houses instead of every house, thus using less fuel for stopping and starting. (Oh, and only put out the trash can if it is full) lickety-split 6 years tax gas at $5 a gallon and make all public transportation free. people will ONLY use their car when they have no other option. also, car insurance should be paid at the pump, by the gallon. this ends uninsured motorists :) yes it's expensive but so is the alternative. Spectra 6 years My idea's pretty stupid, but I think it might be possible with the right implementation. Instead of workout machines that use electricity, why not create a sort of generator that could harness the power of say, a stationary bike or an elliptical machine to provide some power for your house? It encourages exercise and it would reduce your electric bill as well.