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Use your washing machine efficiently

17,602 people do this
Why?  Making small changes to how you use your washing machine can mean big savings. For example, only washing full loads and using cold water can cut costs while ... more

Power down your computer

14,929 people do this
Why?  Leaving your computer on all the time wastes a lot of electricity. Most computers have pre-programmed options — such as 'sleep' or 'hibernate' modes — that ... more

Dry your clothes more efficiently

13,385 people do this
Why?  Using an outdoor clothes line is the most energy-efficient and cost-effective method for drying your laundry. However, if space constraints or wet weather ... more

Save up to $69 per year**

Set fridges and freezers to the right temperature

11,545 people do this
Why?  In most households, the fridge is on 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This means that it typically uses more electricity than any other whiteware appliance. ... more

Turn off lights when they're not being used

10,891 people do this
Why?  Turning lights off when you're not in the room is an easy way to help reduce electricity ... more

Reduce standby power

8,302 people do this
Why?  Leaving whiteware, computers, TVs, and other electronics in standby mode means they continue to draw power even when they're not in use, adding to your ... more
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