Thursday, April 9, 2009

# Earth Hour 2 Earth Day Challenge # electricity

Going Green - Strip Tease

Heh..that one caught your attention, didn't it? Good because I want everyone to do this easy Going Green task.

Bring a power strip to work - or request one the next time someone's ordering office supplies - so you can plug all your electronics into one place and unplug them all with a single yank at the end of the day. Why? Electronics and appliances eat up energy - known as "standby" or "leaking" electricity - even when they're not being used. A recent study from the University of California, Berkley showed that the average California household pays between $50 and $70 every year to keep things humming while they're just sitting there. Now..multiply that by the number of households around the world and...wow...

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