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High school students check your school's climate impact

Nov 25, 2010
High school students can investigate the link between everyday actions at their high school, greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. Using EPA...

Take a shower instead of a bath

Nov 25, 2010
You can save water by taking a shower instead of a bath. A full bathtub can require up to 70 gallons of water, while taking a five-minute shower...
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Grow green grass the right way

Nov 25, 2010
Raise your lawn mower blade to at least 3 inches. Taller grass promotes deeper roots, shades the root system, and holds soil moisture better than a...
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Lighten your wash loads

Nov 25, 2010
Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes or lower the water settings for smaller loads. This saves water and energy. Also, you can replace your...
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Lighten your wash loads

Nov 25, 2010
Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes or lower the water settings for smaller loads. This saves water and energy. Also, you can replace your...
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Make sure your next car gets 50 MPG

Nov 25, 2010
If every car purchased in the U.S. over the next year got 50 MPG, total U.S. carbon emissions would be reduced by 0.3 percent. Each year, 7.5 mi...

Turn on the natural air conditioning

Nov 25, 2010
We open the windows and the front door to let the draft into our building. It creates a perfect breeze and it's better than any air conditioning -...
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Bike to work

Nov 25, 2010
Good for the body, I always feel so great after a nice bike ride, it's a great way to start the day. Plus, it's one less car on the road. One less...

Use a Sky Planter

Nov 25, 2010
Not only will it look good in your home, but, the reservoir system feeds water gradually to the plant roots and minimizes water loss through...
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Walk!

Nov 25, 2010
Our Poketo studio is on the fifth floor of a building. Instead of using that elevator, we walk it. It saves energy and keeps you healthy.

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