Actions YOU Can Take

To conserve energy

  • Move your heater thermostat down two degrees in winter and up two degrees in the summer.
  • Electrify your home; investigate using heat pumps
  • Weatherize your home.

To reduce air and water pollution

To reduce waste

To protect wildlife

To reduce single-use plastics

  • Use reusable shopping and produce bags 
  • Wrap your food in reusable products
  • Use reusable utensils and straws 
  • Use reusable bottles for water, and reusable mugs for beverages

To Conserve Water

  • Catch rain water for irrigation
  • Install permeable surfaces (sidewalks, patios and driveways)
  • Load your dishwasher fully before running it
  • Watering plants early in the morning or in the evening