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Sustainable Actions List


The list below shows the personal sustainability actions we are currently tracking and brief stats on them. Click on any of the actions to see the full details.

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Action CO2 Saved/year Sort by CO2 $ Saved/year Sort by Savings
Bike or Walk to Work200 - 500 kg$300 - $500
Complete House Solar Conversion1,500 - 6,000 kg$500 - $3,000
Composting100 - 350 kg$0 - $100
Conventional fuel-efficient vehicle500 - 2,000 kg$200 - $1,000
Ditch the gas lawn mower30 - 60 kg$40 - $100
Eat less meat150 - 1,485 kg$0 - $0
Exclusive Sustainable Transportation500 - 1,650 kg$1,000 - $4,000
Hang-drying clothes400 - 1,500 kg$100 - $300
House Solar Augmentation400 - 1,500 kg$200 - $800
Hybrid Vehicle1,500 - 3,600 kg$500 - $1,800
Lower water-heater temperature200 - 300 kg$15 - $30
Neutralize with carbon offsets5,000 - 10,000 kg$0 - $0
No bottled water25 - 350 kg$50 - $500
Programmable Thermostat600 - 1,000 kg$100 - $200
Recycling500 - 1,090 kg$0 - $0
Replace an old appliance with an efficient model100 - 500 kg$15 - $50
Replacing lights with CF bulbs500 - 1,600 kg$80 - $250
Reusable Bags15 - 50 kg$0 - $25
Solar Water Heater350 - 1,500 kg$105 - $450
Switch to a clean energy provider1,500 - 3,000 kg$0 - $0
Tankless Water Heater135 - 360 kg$40 - $390
Use a low-flow showerhead100 - 200 kg$50 - $150
Wash clothes with only cold water200 - 400 kg$20 - $60
Water heater blanket500 - 1,000 kg$20 - $40