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How to Green Your Dorm Room!

As college students, we may have less control over our living arrangements than we’d like. But there’s still a lot we can do to make sure our dorm rooms are environmentally friendly! 144 more words

College House Eco-Reps

CFL Batteries – In business Since 1970s

Compact fluorescent lights were initially invented by Ed Hammer from GE in response to the energy crisis in the 1970s. CFL battery has been in the industry since then, but has been in the limelight recently due to environmental issues, power shortage etc. 413 more words


Sustainability Tips - Long Term Changes

1. Check your appliances regularly
Good maintenance usually equals efficiency. Care for your appliances and they will reward you with lower energy costs and longer operating lives. 383 more words

Lent, Day 6

Day 6 of my giving-random-objects-up-for-Lent project:

Ignore the terrible photo quality; my iPhone was having a temper tantrum. Focus instead on the coolness of this find: Four unused CFLs I found under the kitchen sink. 105 more words


Where to recycle compact fluorescent lights

TORONTO – Most Ontarians are disposing their compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) improperly.

The Recycling Council of Ontario says nearly 90 per cent of us are not recycling them and are rather throwing CFLs in the garbage instead. 286 more words


How your Business can be more Energy Efficient

Whatever type or size your business is, being more energy efficient helps to reduce costs. However there are still many businesses that have to make the change. 318 more words

Energy Efficient

When purchasing electrical items you should consider the following

Household Appliances:

Be sure to check the energy labels on appliances. Purchase ‘A’ rated appliances whenever possible, they can save their replacement cost over their lifetime and benefit the environment. 62 more words