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The following are links to a wide variety of information about CFL bulbs and sites where you can find energy saving tips.
Simple Actions You Can Do
- Project Porchlight - Green tips to help you save energy and money
- One Change's Simple Actions that Matter featuring a simple action of the month!
- One Change's fuel efficiency initiative tips to save fuel
- ENERGY STAR @ HOME, a a room-by-room house tour to learn what you can do to save energy, save money, and help protect our environment in your own home.
- Energy Alternatives: Conservation
- Sask Energy - Energy-saving Tips
- US Dept. of Energy - Energy-saving Tips
- Supported by electricity distribution companies like our sponsor Hydro Ottawa, powerWISE is a comprehensive source for energy conservation information and tips for home and business.
- Environment Canada This site brings together tips to encourage environmental action in your daily life. Here you will find tips for particular places (your home, your school and more) and by specific topics (climate change, water, air etc).
- Worldwatch Institute Ways to Go Green and Save Green
- Carbon Diet Green Tips
- Energuide: Natural Resources Canada Produced by the Canadian government's Office of Energy Efficiency, rates home appliances for cost of operation and gives tips and advice.
- The Ontario Power Authority's Conservation Zone is a great space for energy-saving tips to help you become more energy efficient.
- Carbon Footprint Calculator
- DIY Home Energy Audit
- Zero Footprint One Minute Personal Calculator
- EcoNeutral Carbon Footprint Calculator
- Drip Accumulator: How much water does a leaking faucet waste?
Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs - Ampoules fluorescentes compactes
- ENERGY STAR USA
- ENERGY STAR Canada
- Efficiency Vermont Fact Sheet
- Rocky Mountain Institute study Are CFLs Really Green? Yes.
- Natural Resources Canada
- Environmental Working Group - Estimate how much money you'll save per year for every incandescent light bulb you replace with an energy efficient CFL light bulb.
- Worldwatch Institute Based in Washington, D.C., the Worldwatch Institute is an independent research organization recognized by opinion leaders around the world for its accessible, fact-based analysis of critical global issues. Its mission is to generate and promote insights and ideas that empower decision makers to build an ecologically sustainable society that meets human needs. Read their report Strong Growth in Compact Fluorescent Bulbs Reduces Electricity Demand.
Disposal of CFL Bulbs
- Earth 911 Where to dispose of your household waste.
- Fact sheet about disposal of CFL bulbs by the EPA.
- List of CFL Recyclers in your area
Other Green Resources - Autres ressources
- Actua A national charitable organization dedicated to providing young Canadians with positive, hands-on learning experiences in science, technology and engineering.
- BestGreenBlogs is the web’s largest directory of green and sustainable themed weblogs.
- David Suzuki Foundation Solutions are in our nature
- Earth Day Canada Providing Canadians with the practical knowledge and tools they need to lessen their impact on the environment. Simple actions, big impact.
- Electric Vehicle Council of Ontario
- Environmental Careers Organization
- Fiscally Green "A strategy that redirects a government's taxation and expenditure programs to create an integrated set of incentives to support the shift to sustainable development."
- Green Learning A premier learning resource for innovative teachers interested in trends affecting students' future well-being.
- National Resources of Canada Climate Change Climate change information related to energy, forestry, earth sciences, and minerals and metals.
- Pollution Probe Dedicated to achieving positive and tangible environmental change.
- The Pembina Institute An independent, not-for-profit environmental policy research and education organization.
- The Alliance to Save Energy
- The Clean Air Foundation Implements strategic approaches that reduce emissions, improve air quality, and protect the climate.
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