Commute sustainably year-round

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572

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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

925

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

1
Impact

682

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Replace your faucet aerators

1
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381

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

1
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409

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Wash your clothes in cold water

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1408

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

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1173

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Drive better, drive smarter

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719

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

1
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572

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

1
Impact

1363

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

1
Impact

1091

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

1
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1193

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Start composting at home

1
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660

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Category: Lifestyle

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Weatherproof your home

1
Impact

381

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

1
Impact

40

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Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

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Impact

217

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Purchase a tankless water heater

1
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135

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Switch to LED bulbs

2
Impact

1189

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Commute sustainably once a week

2
Impact

420

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Insulate your basement

2
Impact

601

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

2
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483

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Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
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234

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
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619

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Category: Transportation

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Commute sustainably year-round

3
Impact

572

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Install energy-efficient windows

3
Impact

454

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Insulate your walls

3
Impact

389

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Drive an electric vehicle

3
Impact

77

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Category: Transportation

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

4
Impact

508

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

820

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Category: Lifestyle

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Buy green power

5
Impact

168

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

5
Impact

113

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Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

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Upgrade your roof's insulation

5
Impact

284

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

5
Impact

112

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Plant a tree

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383

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Category: Community Action

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Use reusables

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Impact

945

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Category: Lifestyle

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Avoid idling your vehicle

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Impact

901

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Category: Transportation

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Reduce food waste

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Impact

786

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Category: Food

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Learn online

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Impact

482

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Category: Workplace

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Eat less meat

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870

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Category: Food

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Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

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Impact

617

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Category: Lifestyle

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