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  • Don't idle!

    Jan 26, 2011

    Remind your school system to turn off bus engines when buses are parked. Exhaust from idling school buses can pollute air in and around the bus, and can enter school buildings through air intakes, doors, and open windows.

  • Winter Savings

    Jan 26, 2011

    We all know how winters can be around here, and now is the perfect time to start preparing. Not only can you conserve on heating to help the environment, but you can save yourself some cash as well. Simple things like turning down the heat at night and while you're at work can make a huge difference.

  • Canvas please!

    Jan 26, 2011

    Help protect the environment when you shop. Keep reusable bags on your car seat or near your door so they are easy to grab when you go.

  • Are you using green energy?

    Jan 26, 2011

    You can check how much of your electricity comes from renewable "green" power sources, such as wind or solar. Green power produces less carbon emissions, reduces air pollution, and helps protect against future costs or scarcity of fossil fuels.

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