Keep all unused lights off at home for one week

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Length: 7 days.
Associated with: Conservation and Efficiency
Most of us leave lights on when we're no longer in the room. Some of us leave most of our house or apartment lit when we are at home. This wastes a lot of electricity for no benefit.

For one week, get into the routine of shutting off the light as you leave a room. You will be surprised how quickly it becomes habit and how much electricity you will save.

Another alternative for high-traffic areas are motion-sensor lights. This gives the best of both worlds: little effort but much less electricity.


The estimated impact each time this challenge is completed: 50 kg / 110 lbs CO2 reduced and saving up to $5!
All completions of this challenge have reduced approximately 121.50 tons CO2 and saved up to $12150!

Administrative Details

Current members: 639
Created: 2007-11-16 04:29:28
Administrators: NeilT
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