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Because of the 4 points noted, my electric bill in just two months went DOWN $15!!!
IT USED TO SEEM THAT IF YOU DIDN'T VOTE ON ELECTION DAY, IT WASN'T THE END OF THE WORLD. NOW, IT JUST MIGHT BE.
Without governments committed to protecting the planet, there's only so much we as individuals can do. What we need are (drum roll) ... elected representatives! Hey! It worked wonders for civil rights.
After all the Live Earth hype and the simple fact that I needed windows for years, I put out the money to have new double hung, Argon/ProSolar 1/8 Glass Windows installed in my entire house.
FEEL A TWINGE OF GUILT EVERY TIME YOU DRIVE SOLO?
IT'S EASY TO GIVE YOUR CONSCIENCE AND THE PLANET A BREAK.
SHARE YOUR RIDE.
The average commuter burns 340 gallons of gas a year, creating a 3.4-ton cloud of CO2.
URBAN CENTERS ARE THE WORLD'S BIGGEST SOURCES OF UNTAPPED ENERGY SAVINGS
Many of the best policies for minimizing car use in cities can also make them into healthier, more pleasant places to live and work.
SHUT DOWN YOUR OFFICE PCS OVERNIGHT
SMALL CHANGES TO YOUR CAR CAN SAVE TONS OF CO2.
WHEN YOUR APPLIANCES AREN'T ON, THEY'RE STILL USING ELECTRICITY.
You may believe that when you turn an appliance off, it is, in fact, off. But most of your household appliances feature a clock, or a digital timer, or a remote control, or a standby mode...
As our municipality has no recycling initiative, we have started our own paper recycling initiative within our complex where we have approximately 100 residents. We contacted a paper company directly, who put us in touch with someone who collects the paper. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s been so successful that other complexes in the area have started to do the same. With the money paid to us by the paper collection company, we have planted indigenous trees.
About two years ago my husband and I became semi vegetarians.
Leonardo DiCaprio's "The 11th Hour" is a feature length documentary concerning the environmental crises caused by human actions and their impact on the planet.