Commute sustainably year-round

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582

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Actions for Change

What actions are you taking to protect our quality of life?

Impact Rating Scale

The spectrum of actions below is sorted by impact. This tells you how each action contributes to reducing Edmonton's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Dry your clothes naturally

1
Impact

935

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Category: Lifestyle

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

1
Impact

697

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Replace your faucet aerators

1
Impact

393

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

1
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418

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Wash your clothes in cold water

1
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1425

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

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1191

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Drive better, drive smarter

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732

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

1
Impact

582

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

1
Impact

1383

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

1
Impact

1107

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

1
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1207

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Start composting at home

1
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676

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Category: Lifestyle

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Weatherproof your home

1
Impact

390

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

1
Impact

41

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

1
Impact

220

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Purchase a tankless water heater

1
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140

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Switch to LED bulbs

2
Impact

1210

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Commute sustainably once a week

2
Impact

430

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Insulate your basement

2
Impact

612

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

2
Impact

493

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
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236

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
Impact

627

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Category: Transportation

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Commute sustainably year-round

3
Impact

582

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Category: Transportation

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Install energy-efficient windows

3
Impact

468

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Insulate your walls

3
Impact

397

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Drive an electric vehicle

3
Impact

80

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Category: Transportation

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

4
Impact

520

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

837

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Category: Lifestyle

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Buy green power

5
Impact

172

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

5
Impact

117

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Upgrade your roof's insulation

5
Impact

296

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

5
Impact

117

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Plant a tree

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Impact

389

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Category: Community Action

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Use reusables

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Impact

960

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Category: Lifestyle

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Avoid idling your vehicle

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Impact

914

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Category: Transportation

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Reduce food waste

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Impact

800

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Category: Food

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Learn online

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Impact

494

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Category: Workplace

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Eat less meat

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Impact

878

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Category: Food

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Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

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Impact

628

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Category: Lifestyle

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