Earth Hour: 5 Tips for Saving You Money and Energy
26 Mar 2022
Earth Hour (EH) encourages people to turn off non-essential electric lights for one hour; as a symbol of commitment to the planet.
It began in 2007 as a 'lights-off' event in Sydney, Australia.
The aim: to raise awareness of the effect energy consumption can have on the environment.
Since then, it has grown to include more than 7,000 cities and towns across 187 countries and territories.
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) helps organise Earth Hour, and it is quickly becoming a widely supported movement.
Earth Hour occurs annually and encourages individuals, communities, and businesses to turn off non-essential electric lights for one hour; as a symbol of commitment to the planet
Earth Hour is on 26 March from 20:30 – 21:30.
The focus is to reduce energy consumption and light pollution. All of which can have a damaging effect on the environment.
5 Tips for Saving Money and Energy Everyday
Energy consumption and light pollution are challenges the environment faces every day. Fortunately, they are challenges we can help to combat. Small changes, from people like you, add up, and together can make a big difference towards the environment.
Did you know? If you conserve energy and reduce light pollution, you could reduce your energy bills and save yourself money?
How to use less energy and save money on electricity:
- Turn lights off when not in the room
- Don’t leave appliances on standby
- Unplug appliances or turn them off at the wall when not in use
- Use low-wattage (40w), energy-saving light bulbs
- Use electronic plug timers
The Earth Hour / Leydon Lettings Logo
The Leydon Lettings logo reveals a starry night sky after the two ‘L’s’ are dimmed/turned off.
“Our connection to Earth and nature is undeniable: our planet’s gain is everyone’s gain.”– WWF
What can you turn off this Earth Hour? What changes can you implement in your day-to-day life?
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