Eventually, it will pay off to get green appliances and electronics. Usually, technologies that are green cost more than regular technologies, but in the long run this will pay off in the form of reduced utility costs. A bonus is that you will be helping to protect the environment.
Use the oven light while cooking to save energy. You can avoid opening the door to check your food if you can see it from the outside. This cuts back on your energy usage.
Demand legislation that encourages green energy usage. Awareness is a powerful tool that is under-utilized. If consumers know which corporations choose massive profit over environmentally conscious practices, then they may change their buying habits. If companies are held responsible to the public, they will have to accept change.