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Londoners are taking action every day to reduce waste, save energy and help the environment. We are half way through London's Community Energy Action Plan (CEAP) and are seeing great results! Check out the CEAP: It's All Up in the Air video above to see what we’ve all accomplished so far and what else we can do.

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Different Ways to Have a Greener Commute

A Story About Biking

Written by Kelsey Nicholls 1 month ago

As Londoners, we have a really hard time cutting our vehicle emissions. Coming from a smaller northern city, I was excited to even have the option to bike to work! Once I started, I soon realized that there are SO many benefits to biking, like a great excuse for not going to the gym, and how serene it is to ride along the river. I realized the immediate impact of car exhaust on cyclists and pedestrians. I got a new job and could no longer bike to work, which had a profound impact on me. I actually moved closer to work to reduce my commute and to be in a more walkable area.

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Recycling Matters

A Story About Reducing Waste

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Written by The Douglas Family 4 months ago

We are a family of 4 and are proud to only have 1/2 of a green garbage bag of waste on garbage day.

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New Home, New Outlook

A Story About Reducing Waste

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Written by pamlupa@gmail.com 7 months ago

I just bought a new home. While I was fully aware of my water, garbage, and hydro habits when I was living at home, I didn't pay the bills so I kind of just used it all. I took long showers, left lights on, and tended not to recycle. Now that I own a home, I completely recognize the error of my ways. Saving money is a great impetus towards better environmental practices. So, now I recycle constantly, use energy in off-peak hours, and take shorter showers (well, that one I'm still working on). All in all, I'm on my way to being better.

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Less paper and ******* waste

A Story About Reducing Waste

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Written by 1HJSH1 8 months ago

In the last year, we have made a concerted effort to use less paper and plastic waste. We have purchased a a set of silicone food covers and a Norwex envirocloth to use with our reusable lettuce bag instead of paper towels. We have purchased beeswax reusable food wraps to use alongside our reusable snack bag instead of buying plastic wrap and bags. We reuse water bottles. To clean, we use Enjo products as much as possible. We are a composting household. We must be kinder to the environment.

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