The Chicago member of the Apartment Therapy family has compiled a list of alternatives for the ultra-useful, and ultra-wasteful, paper towel. Have a look at the list, and then post some other options here.
Check out Mike's instructions for building an electricity production wind turbine.
Total cost: $140.62
Here's a collection of online articles and reviews that detail all the environmental, aesthetic, and DIYable benefits of opting to replace your carpet or linoleum with bamboo flooring.
Bamboo Flooring (From A Much Better Way)
Bamboo Flooring (From BuildingGreen.com)
Bamboo Flooring: The Environmentally Friendly Alternative (From Flooring2Roof)
Bamboo Flooring: Is it really Treehugger Green? (From Treehugger)
Any more good info?