Replace your stove with an induction top stove

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175

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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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750

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

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544

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Replace your faucet aerators

1
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296

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

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318

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Wash your clothes in cold water

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1112

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

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946

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Drive better, drive smarter

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549

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

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460

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

1
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1080

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

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872

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

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951

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Start composting at home

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512

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Weatherproof your home

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290

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Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

1
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35

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Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

1
Impact

171

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Purchase a tankless water heater

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95

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Switch to LED bulbs

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930

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Commute sustainably once a week

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296

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Insulate your basement

2
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468

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

2
Impact

377

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
Impact

175

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
Impact

485

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Category: Transportation

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Commute sustainably year-round

3
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467

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Install energy-efficient windows

3
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342

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Insulate your walls

3
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302

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Drive an electric vehicle

3
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53

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Category: Transportation

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

4
Impact

385

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Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

640

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Buy green power

5
Impact

125

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

5
Impact

88

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Upgrade your roof's insulation

5
Impact

217

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

5
Impact

72

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Plant a tree

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253

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Category: Community Action

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Use reusables

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743

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Category: Lifestyle

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Avoid idling your vehicle

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722

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Category: Transportation

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Reduce food waste

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617

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Category: Food

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Learn online

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Impact

361

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Category: Workplace

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Eat less meat

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675

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Category: Food

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Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

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474

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Category: Lifestyle

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