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Annual carbon dioxide savings are estimates for the described activity or an average household.
When You Do This
You'll Reduce CO2 by This Much Per Year
Replace 30 incandescent light bulbs with LED lamps, which use about 85 percent less energy.
When replacing your car, choose a more fuel-efficient vehicle. See U.S. Fuel Economy Ratings.
(with just a 3 MPG improvement)
Recycle at least half of your household waste.
Set thermostats 2°F lower in winter and 2°F higher in summer. Heating and cooling account for half of all home energy use.
Wrap an insulation blanket around your water heater and set the unit's thermostat to no higher than 120°F.
Avoid products with excessive packaging to reduce trash by 10 percent.
Schedule a home energy audit. Many utilities provide energy-saving devices for free, and make suggestions on improving insulation and energy efficiency.
(plus 30% savings on heating & cooling)
Use less hot water. Try installing a low-flow shower head and washing your clothes in cold or warm water instead of hot.
Vacation closer to home. Air travel is more popular than ever and jet fuel combustion is a major contributor to climate change.
(by skipping one round-trip flight of 1,600 miles)
Walk, ride your bike, carpool with a friend, or take mass transit whenever possible. Learn more from MassRIDES.
(by driving just 10 miles less per week)