Earth Day Tips

In honor of Earth Day, KTAOS and other local businesses would like to offer up some Earth Day tips to make your world a little bit greener...

  • Keep your tires inflated and save 250lbs of carbon dioxide and $840 per year.
  • Change your car's air filter and save 800lbs of carbon dioxide and $130 per year.
  • Adjust your thermostat. Down two degrees in the winter and up two degrees in the summer. Save 2000lbs of carbon dioxide and $98 per year.
  • Check your water heater so its no higher than 120F. Save 550lbs of carbon dioxide and $30 per year.
  • Take shorter showers. Save 350lbs of carbon dioxide and $99 per year.
  • Install a low-flow shower head. Save 350lbs of carbon dioxide and $150 per year.
  • Buy local. Reduce the fossil fuels used to transport your food. Save HUGE. Support your local community.
  • Insulate your water heater. Save 1000lbs of carbon dioxide and $40 per year
  • Weatherize your home. Save 1700lbs of carbon dioxide and $274 per year.
  • Put on a sweater. Save 1000bs of carbon dioxide and $250 per year.
  • Air dry your clothes. Save 700lbs of carbon dioxide and $75 per year.
  • Turn off your computer. Save 200lbs of carbon dioxide per year.

 

These tips brought to you by:

Willow Clinic

Vallecitos Mountain Ranch

Tri County Community Services

Taos Pizza Outback

Nature's Emporium Soap Company

Mosaic Fine Dining

Choice Wireless

Chevron Questa Mine

Cerro Vista Farm

Mountain Skills Rock Climbing Adventures