Department of Public Works
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Tips

Finding environmentally friendly alternatives rather than wasting resources is the easiest and most convenient way one can start rethinking.


  • Alternative Transportation - Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions
  • Drive a hybrid vehicle
  • Carpool
  • Use public transportation
  • Ride a bicycle
  • Keep tires properly inflated
  • Drive cautiously
    • Stay within the speed limit
    • Accelerate slowly
  • Energy Efficiency - Decrease Energy Consumption
  • Use natural daylight
  • Switch to LED lights
  • Purchase dimmers or motion sensors
  • Use power strips that automatically shut off when not in use
  • Solar panels or other energy efficient upgrades
  • Eco-friendly lamps, made from:
    • Metal
    • Glass
    • Other natural materials

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