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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

856

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

1
Impact

624

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Replace your faucet aerators

1
Impact

339

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

1
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362

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Wash your clothes in cold water

1
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1293

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

1
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1081

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Drive better, drive smarter

1
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645

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

1
Impact

524

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

1
Impact

1251

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

1
Impact

990

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

1
Impact

1106

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Start composting at home

1
Impact

591

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Weatherproof your home

1
Impact

344

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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

198

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Purchase a tankless water heater

1
Impact

116

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Switch to LED bulbs

2
Impact

1081

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Commute sustainably once a week

2
Impact

379

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Insulate your basement

2
Impact

546

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

2
Impact

436

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Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
Impact

205

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
Impact

551

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Category: Transportation

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Commute sustainably year-round

3
Impact

538

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Install energy-efficient windows

3
Impact

409

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Insulate your walls

3
Impact

353

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Drive an electric vehicle

3
Impact

62

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Category: Transportation

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

4
Impact

449

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

754

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Buy green power

5
Impact

146

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

5
Impact

100

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Upgrade your roof's insulation

5
Impact

254

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

5
Impact

91

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Plant a tree

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Impact

329

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Category: Community Action

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Use reusables

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Impact

874

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Category: Lifestyle

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Avoid idling your vehicle

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Impact

818

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Category: Transportation

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Reduce food waste

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Impact

718

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Category: Food

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Learn online

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Impact

432

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Category: Workplace

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Eat less meat

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Impact

794

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Category: Food

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Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

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Impact

557

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Category: Lifestyle

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