GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Saturday is Earth Day, the day we set aside to take better care of our planet.

Kids used to be told to reduce, reuse and recycle. While those are still important, new technology is making it even easier to do our part to protect the planet.

Dr. John Abraham from University of St. Thomas School of Engineering has some ways everyone can help - without much work.

1. Choose wind power
2. Go hybrid
3. Start the conversation