What started out as a 1960’s “teach-in” style protest where thousands of students and residents around the world sat down in the streets on April 22, 1970, Earth Day has transitioned into a global celebration focused on public awareness of cleaner and more environmentally responsible living. There are several simple ways our actions and choices can impact the environment.
Here are a few ways you can reduce your carbon footprint:
Update your home with energy-efficient products. AEP Energy makes shopping for energy-efficient and connected home products simple with AEP Energy Reward Store! Enroll or renew in a traditional or renewable plan and earn Reward Dollars to redeem in our online marketplace.
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Create less wasteby recycling and reducing the things you dispose of. This helps reduce the size of landfills and the methane gas they produce. Make sure to check with your local recycling program to learn how to recycle properly!
Enjoy the great outdoors! Instead of driving, walk or ride your bike when possible. Enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. Take your pet for a walk, toss the frisbee with a friend or simply read a book and enjoy the sun!
Commit to Green!
If you’re interested in taking the next step in lessening your carbon footprint, learn more about our ECO-Advantage plan and how you can benefit.
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