Vacation locally instead of abroad

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593

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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

906

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Category: Lifestyle

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Replace your showerhead and go low-flow

1
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660

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Replace your faucet aerators

1
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366

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Cut your lawn using a solar or push mower

1
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398

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Wash your clothes in cold water

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1372

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Category: Lifestyle

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Leave your grass clippings on the lawn

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1148

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Drive better, drive smarter

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691

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Use a toaster oven for small meals

1
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555

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Set your thermostat to 17-21°C

1
Impact

1325

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Open and close your blinds seasonally

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Impact

1056

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Use fans instead of air conditioning

1
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1168

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Start composting at home

1
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642

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Category: Lifestyle

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Weatherproof your home

1
Impact

367

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your drain with a DWHR unit

1
Impact

39

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Carshare instead of owning a vehicle

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209

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Category: Transportation

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Purchase a tankless water heater

1
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130

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Switch to LED bulbs

2
Impact

1147

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Commute sustainably once a week

2
Impact

407

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Category: Transportation

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Insulate your basement

2
Impact

580

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Purchase the most efficient washer and dryer

2
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469

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Replace your stove with an induction top stove

2
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221

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Vacation locally instead of abroad

3
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593

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Category: Transportation

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Commute sustainably year-round

3
Impact

558

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Category: Transportation

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Install energy-efficient windows

3
Impact

443

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Insulate your walls

3
Impact

378

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Drive an electric vehicle

3
Impact

72

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Category: Transportation

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Install a high-efficiency furnace

4
Impact

491

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Work and play close to where you live

4
Impact

793

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Category: Lifestyle

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Buy green power

5
Impact

161

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Invest in renewable energy with a solar PV system

5
Impact

107

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Category: Home Efficiency

Rebate

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Upgrade your roof's insulation

5
Impact

275

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Retrofit your building's envelope for efficiency

5
Impact

106

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Category: Home Efficiency

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Plant a tree

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365

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Category: Community Action

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Use reusables

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Impact

922

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Category: Lifestyle

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Avoid idling your vehicle

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870

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Category: Transportation

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Reduce food waste

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Impact

765

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Category: Food

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Learn online

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Impact

463

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Category: Workplace

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Eat less meat

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Impact

844

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Category: Food

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Reduce consumerism and buy sustainably

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Impact

596

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Category: Lifestyle

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