Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

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Actions for Change

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

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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

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Impact

814

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Category: Lifestyle

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

1
Impact

593

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Replace your faucet aerators

1
Impact

320

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

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339

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Wash your clothes in cold water

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1211

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

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1021

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Drive better, drive smarter

1
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601

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Category: Transportation

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

1
Impact

495

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

1
Impact

1167

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

1
Impact

938

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

1
Impact

1039

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Start composting at home

1
Impact

557

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Weatherproof your home

1
Impact

324

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

1
Impact

35

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

1
Impact

188

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Category: Transportation

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Purchase a tankless water heater

1
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104

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Switch to LED bulbs

2
Impact

1015

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Commute sustainably once a week

2
Impact

338

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Category: Transportation

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Insulate your basement

2
Impact

514

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

2
Impact

408

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
Impact

188

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
Impact

523

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Category: Transportation

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Commute sustainably year-round

3
Impact

500

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Category: Transportation

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Install energy-efficient windows

3
Impact

377

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Insulate your walls

3
Impact

332

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Drive an electric vehicle

3
Impact

56

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Category: Transportation

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

4
Impact

419

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

705

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Category: Lifestyle

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Buy green power

5
Impact

136

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

5
Impact

91

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Upgrade your roof's insulation

5
Impact

242

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Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

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Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

5
Impact

81

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Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

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Plant a tree

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Impact

289

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Category: Community Action

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Use reusables

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Impact

813

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Category: Lifestyle

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Avoid idling your vehicle

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Impact

774

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Category: Transportation

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Reduce food waste

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Impact

669

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Category: Food

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Learn online

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Impact

395

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Category: Workplace

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Eat less meat

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Impact

739

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Category: Food

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Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

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Impact

517

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Category: Lifestyle

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