Know When It’s Time to Replace Old Appliances

August 21, 2013 by  
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The older the appliance, the less efficient they are. Knowing when to replace your fridge, washing machine and other household appliances can help you save money on your utility bills.

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How to Remove Data from Electronics before Recycling

August 21, 2013 by  
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Stop hoarding those old electronics. Removing your private data can be done in a few simple steps so you can recycle your devices and protect your privacy.

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Utilities Poised to Blow It When Smart Grid Rolls Out

March 12, 2010 by  
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Photo via F eatheredTar According to new research from IDC Energy Insights, utilities are not even remotely ready for the smart grid particularly when it comes to one vital piece of the puzzle – customer interaction. So far, utilities have been this big, lumbering entity to which you send money every month in order to have your lights stay on, your refrigerator keep cold, your heater to keep you warm. You don’t think about it daily, nor do you call up your utility for a chat often – or at all other than when you’re moving.

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Maldives Declares All Its Territorial Waters a Shark Sanctuary

March 12, 2010 by  
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photo: Christian Steen via flickr. The Maldives definitely knows who’s paying the bills these days..

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New Yorkers, Switch to Green Power With Just Three Mouse Clicks

December 1, 2009 by  
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image: NRDC We’ve been saying for a while that signing up for green power with your utility is one of the easiest steps to take to support renewable energy and reduce your carbon footprint. Well, for New Yorkers at least, it just got even easier.

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Confused by Nations’ Emission Reduction Pledges? Sandbag Copenhagen Target Converter Sorts It Out

December 1, 2009 by  
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US emissions with a 17% reduction from 2005 levels by 2020. Add three zeros onto the end of the numbers at left… When I first saw this next one I really wish I had created this first: The folks over at Sandbag have launched a really handy carbon emissions target converter that let’s you compare various nations’ commitments against one another.

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Confused by Nations’ Emission Reduction Pledges? Sandbag Copenhagen Target Converter Sorts It Out

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