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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

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Impact

875

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

1
Impact

630

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Replace your faucet aerators

1
Impact

344

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

1
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375

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Wash your clothes in cold water

1
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1320

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

1
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1100

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Drive better, drive smarter

1
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655

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Category: Transportation

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

1
Impact

534

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

1
Impact

1269

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

1
Impact

1011

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Category: Lifestyle

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

1
Impact

1129

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Start composting at home

1
Impact

606

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Weatherproof your home

1
Impact

349

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

1
Impact

38

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

1
Impact

201

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Category: Transportation

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Purchase a tankless water heater

1
Impact

119

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Switch to LED bulbs

2
Impact

1092

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Commute sustainably once a week

2
Impact

391

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Category: Transportation

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Insulate your basement

2
Impact

552

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

2
Impact

443

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Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
Impact

211

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
Impact

564

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Category: Transportation

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Commute sustainably year-round

3
Impact

548

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Category: Transportation

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Install energy-efficient windows

3
Impact

416

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Insulate your walls

3
Impact

361

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Drive an electric vehicle

3
Impact

64

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Category: Transportation

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

4
Impact

458

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

763

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Category: Lifestyle

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Buy green power

5
Impact

149

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

5
Impact

101

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Upgrade your roof's insulation

5
Impact

259

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

5
Impact

98

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Plant a tree

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337

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Category: Community Action

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Use reusables

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Impact

889

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Category: Lifestyle

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Avoid idling your vehicle

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Impact

832

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Category: Transportation

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Reduce food waste

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Impact

731

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Category: Food

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Learn online

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Impact

440

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Category: Workplace

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Eat less meat

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Impact

807

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Category: Food

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Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

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Impact

569

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Category: Lifestyle

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