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Ramsey County

The Environmental Health Section of the Saint Paul - Ramsey County Department of Public Health

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  • Drive to the Limit

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 2 Expense: Expense: 1

    Drive to the speed limit and maintain tire pressure for easy gas savings.

    2 Members
  • Harness the Power of Wind

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 2 Expense: Expense: 3

    Buy green power from your utility and cut back on your coal habit.

    1 Member
  • Take a Load Off

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 2 Expense: Expense: 1

    Sign up for your utility’s air conditioning load control program and stop worrying about A/C costs.

    1 Member
  • Try Composting

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 3 Expense: Expense: 3

    Give composting a whirl and turn waste into dirt.

    1 Member
  • Keep in the Cold: Window A/C

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 2 Expense: Expense: 1

    Close doors and windows to give your room A/C a break.

    1 Member
  • Don't Get Burned by Hot Water

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Turn your water heater dial to 120° to keep your energy bills low and your family safe.

    1 Member
  • Two Degrees of Savings: Heat

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Turn your thermostat down just two degrees in the winter to stay comfortable and save money.

    1 Member
  • Thank Your Fans: Window A/C

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 2 Expense: Expense: 1

    Use fans instead of your window A/C on cool summer nights.

    1 Member
  • Put a Damper On It

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Close your fireplace damper to prevent heated air from escaping your home

    1 Member
  • Flip the Switch

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Turn off lights and unplug electronics when not in use to stop costly electricity leaks.

    1 Member
  • Do the Twist

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 2

    Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent light bulbs that use 75% less electricity and last 7-10 times longer.

    1 Member
  • Wash 'em Cold

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Wash clothes in cold water to save money and preserve your clothing.

    1 Member
  • Recycle it All

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 4 Expense: Expense: 1

    Recycle like crazy at home and look for items in recyclable packaging.

    1 Member
  • Deck the Halls with LEDs

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Use LED holiday lights to light up your winter celebrations without lighting up your utility bills.

    1 Member
  • Start a Team

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Create your own team and see how much you can save together.

    1 Member
  • Hung Out to Dry

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 2

    Get some cheap solar power and dry your clothes outside!

    1 Member
  • Spread the Word

    Difficulty: Difficulty: 1 Expense: Expense: 1

    Tell a friend about the Energy Challenge!

    1 Member

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