Give tips on how individuals can conserve energy!

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  1. Wayne Orvisburg profile image73
    Wayne Orvisburgposted 8 years ago

    Watched Earth 2100 last night on the History Channel. What can each of us do to reduce our energy usage?

    My tip: Go in instead of sitting at a drive through. Would save Millions of gallons of gas a day.

    1. Misha profile image70
      Mishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Die smile

      1. Tom Cornett profile image79
        Tom Cornettposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        LOL!   lol

    2. Cagsil profile image80
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Stop worrying so much. smile lol lol

    3. LiamBean profile image86
      LiamBeanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Wrote one:

      http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-lower-yo … s-sky-high

      This includes energy usage by various appliances, INCLUDING flat-panel TVs.

  2. Wayne Orvisburg profile image73
    Wayne Orvisburgposted 8 years ago

    P.S. I'd like to make a hub about this if that's ok.

  3. Lexy profile image70
    Lexyposted 8 years ago

    unplug your charging when you are not charging something.  Energy is still entering the charger even though it is not in use.

  4. mbclyle profile image54
    mbclyleposted 8 years ago

    We humans have a habit of not organizing and It will be the death of us yet. For example, if the forays outside the house are all done on the same outing, a lot of gas, effort and time might be saved. But that might require some effort to decide why we want to go out in the first place.And getting exercise by walking rather than driving to the gym might help. And rather than fighting to get the parking place just outside the supermarket door, parking as far away as possible just might save exercise routines and gas at the same time.
    If we don't organize and plan for disaster, man made or natural it wont matter anyway.

  5. Crisramas profile image53
    Crisramasposted 8 years ago

    We can conserve energy by maximizing the use of our natural energy source, (e.g. sun, water, and wind). The sun is the number one source we can tap especially for vehicles. In the Philippines school student scientists invented a solar operated vehicle where the source of power comes from the sun.

    Let's maximize the hydro electric power by introducing to all countries where water in abundant, especially the sea water.

    The wind is abundant anywhere, why not utilize its presence to full use by introducing to all countries especially in rural areas in depressed and developing countries.

    Instead of proliferation in modern warfare, spending billions of dollars producing weapons to kill people, developed countries should contribute their wealth to poor countries and help promote the above mentioned energy sources to uplift the lives of these poor countries.

  6. profile image0
    Justine76posted 8 years ago

    dont fart?

    1. yenajeon profile image82
      yenajeonposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      LOL!
      Make sure your fridge and freezer doors are shut tight!

  7. tony0724 profile image57
    tony0724posted 8 years ago

    Good one !

  8. MikeNV profile image78
    MikeNVposted 8 years ago

    And what do people buy at the drive through restaurant?  It takes an unbelievable amount of energy to produce beef.

    What people can do is "think" about their behaviors and what they are willing to change, then change them.

  9. Elian Energy profile image54
    Elian Energyposted 8 years ago

    Unplug (or turn off) appliances when we're not using them. Each one of us has a few (some of us a LOT) of these little things sitting around using power all day when we're gone. If we get in the habit of keeping that in our awareness everyday, we can cut down our personal energy use significantly. (Oh, and turn down the thermostat before you leave.)

  10. thisisoli profile image71
    thisisoliposted 8 years ago

    Pee in to a cup instead of walking to the toilet, leaving the TV on so you don't need to pick up the remote every time you want to watch TV, an leave your radiators on full so you dont have to do any of that tiring shivering tongue

  11. Grills Guy profile image53
    Grills Guyposted 8 years ago
  12. Cagsil profile image80
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Do not use electricity. hmm

  13. alternate poet profile image65
    alternate poetposted 8 years ago

    stop wasting hours and electricity posting rubbish in the forums

  14. profile image0
    eternaltreasuresposted 8 years ago

    turn off lights on daytime when the sun is helping to give light. use a dimmer (adjustable) light. use recyclables. use green (environmentally friendly ) products. use the extra heat from your stove or oven (turn it of before the food is cooked). conserve energy by conserving water usage. don't watch tv too much.

  15. Paraglider profile image92
    Paragliderposted 8 years ago

    Stop shopping, except for essentials.

 
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