In this chapter, we will take a look at how you can be a little greener at your home and in your backyard. You will be presented with many practical and functional ideas to get you inspired to take action. This chapter first takes a look at energy loss and keeping the temperature comfortable in your house without overburdening your wallet. It offers several practical suggestions on just how to do that. From there, it explores ways to go green in the kitchen and in keeping things clean and tidy without depending on chemicals. Next, it looks at the progress of the Energy Star program, its benefits, and the latest developments in fighting climate change. From there it goes to the backyard and a multitude of ways you can easily make it a little healthier as well. It also offers some practical advice on how to create your own compost and other practical applications.