April is the month when we celebrate Earth Day and it’s the
perfect opportunity to consider the actions you can take for environmentally
responsible and greener living. The United States
Environmental Protection Agency offers a broad list of ways to
impact the environment making cleaner choices from individuals recycling and gardening,
to entire communities implementing sustainable living programs.
Some of the steps you can take to reduce your carbon footprint are:
Reduce Waste – Recycling and reducing the things you dispose of, including food, helps to reduce the size of landfills and the methane gas they produce.
Energy efficient products for the home – there are a large variety of energy efficient and connected home products which help you manage your energy spend. AEP Energy offers a host of energy-efficient and connected-home products in AEP Energy Reward Store! Enroll in a traditional or renewable plan and earn Reward Dollars to redeem in our online marketplace.
But most importantly, get outside and enjoy a little sun and
fresh air! Taking a brisk walk, a bike
ride, or tossing a frisbee or a football is not only healthy, but fun! It’s a great way to appreciate nature and
this planet we call home.
Tis the season for decking the halls with strands of twinkling lights and making merry with an abundance of sparkling decorations and fun activities. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, holiday lights consume 6.6 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity each year. That’s enough energy to power 14 million refrigerators! Don’t let the magic of the …
The holiday season has arrived and that means many of us will be spending a lot of time and energy in the kitchen. Perhaps you’ve considered investing in energy-efficient appliances but wonder if they’re worth the cost to upgrade. We can help. How much money and energy can I really save? You may be wondering …