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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

1
Impact

201

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

1
Impact

124

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Replace your faucet aerators

1
Impact

68

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

1
Impact

69

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Wash your clothes in cold water

1
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265

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

1
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229

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Drive better, drive smarter

1
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133

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

1
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135

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

1
Impact

325

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

1
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249

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

1
Impact

282

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Start composting now

1
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128

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Category: Lifestyle

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Weatherproof your home

1
Impact

74

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

1
Impact

11

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

1
Impact

45

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Purchase a tankless water heater

1
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30

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Switch to LED bulbs

2
Impact

217

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Insulate your basement

2
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118

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

2
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95

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Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
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45

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
Impact

119

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Category: Transportation

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Commute sustainably year-round

3
Impact

131

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Category: Transportation

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Install energy-efficient windows

3
Impact

76

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Insulate your walls

3
Impact

65

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Drive an electric vehicle

3
Impact

15

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

4
Impact

84

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

131

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Category: Lifestyle

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Buy green power

5
Impact

26

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

5
Impact

29

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Upgrade your roof's insulation

5
Impact

45

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

5
Impact

20

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Use reusables

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Impact

145

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Category: Lifestyle

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Avoid idling your vehicle

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Impact

149

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Category: Transportation

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Reduce food waste

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Impact

121

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Category: Food

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Learn online

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Impact

13

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Category: Workplace

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Eat less meat

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Impact

145

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Category: Food

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Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

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Impact

84

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Category: Lifestyle

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