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