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Andrew Cenci
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April 22, 2021

Happy Earth Day from your friends at Virtual Peaker!

Happy Earth Day from your friends at Virtual Peaker!

 

To celebrate our shared planet, we’re offering three ways to help you and your family live a more sustainable lifestyle at home. By being more sustainable ourselves while advocating for environmental policy changes and corporate action, we can help to protect our planet against the dangers of climate change. 

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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

The old adage still rings true: By reducing our consumption, reusing materials that can have a second life, and recycling things that can be recycled, you can help. You will not be able to stop the rising water levels, but you can make an impact on your local community. Composting is one way to cut down on how much waste you create, and it leads to free fertilizer for your garden and yard. 

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Savings by Water

Eliminating unnecessary water usage is a great way to be more sustainable. For example, did you know that 90% of the energy used by a washing machine is just to heat the water? By washing your clothes in cold water, you can save 90% of the energy used by one household device. Another way to be more sustainable with your water is to drink tap or filtered water instead of buying bottled water. Reducing single-use plastics like water bottles will help reduce waste and can help fight against the plastics that are polluting our water. 

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Get High Tech

We work with over 15 thermostat, battery, EV charging (and more) device partners that connect directly to utilities around the country. These devices allow utilities to manage and monitor rates that deliver cost-effective energy savings. Many of these devices allow you to create efficiencies in your home by providing more control and the ability to get the most out of your energy usage. 

 

Here are some more resources with steps you can take to live a more sustainable lifestyle:

 

Bio-Friendly Planet

 

Going Zero Waste

 

Easy Ways to Energy Efficiency (HGTV)

 

Happy Earth Day from your friends at Virtual Peaker!

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