MARTINEZ -- Want to move beyond simple recycling and learn how to reduce waste, help the environment and trim your household energy bills?

Todd Sutton, an environmental expert and principal of WasteSleuth.com, will reveal the "Sustainable in 10" actions you and your family can do at home, work, school or on the road.

Sutton said following the simple steps can help the average household lower their energy bills and reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

The free, family-friendly workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Martinez City Council chambers located at 525 Henrietta St. Nonresidents are also welcome. Register by emailing SCrsvp@cityofmartinez.org, or call the recycling hotline at 925 372-3531.