YouSustain

Switch to a clean energy provider

6% of members are saving with this action!

Save up to 3,000 kg / 6,600 lbs CO2 per year!

Most areas have at least one clean energy provider. You can sign up with these providers and by paying a small premium for your electricity they generate an equal amount of clean energy. Your home does not get energy directly from the clean provider, rather your payments purchase the clean electricity, which has a slightly higher cost than dirty electricity, and is then fed onto the normal electricity grid.

Benefits and costs

Annual CO2 Savings1,500 - 3,000 kg
3,300 - 6,600 lbs
Annual Cash Savings$0 - $0
Initial Cost$150 - $400
Time to pay for itself0.0 - 0.0 years
CO2 saved per year per initial dollar invested3.75 - 20.00 kg

* These value ranges were taken from many sources including product documentation, published reports, and the reference material linked here.

If everyone did this ...

If every household in the US did this, it could save a collective 396,000,000 tons of CO2 per year!

This would be equivalent to:

  • Taking 77,647,059 cars off the road for a year
  • Producing 29,774,436 tons of Beef

Visit How Much CO2 Is That? for more information.

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