Tag: Reduce Your Use

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Green Lawn Care Tips

How green is your lawn? Nobody wants to be the house on the street with brown grass. However, it’s important to look closely at what you’re doing to maintain your lawn and how your actions affect the environment. Learn how to reduce your use outdoors by making some of these simple adjustments. Choose your pesticides […]

Co-Founder of WordPlay Cincy wins first Cincinnati Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award

In its first year, Direct Energy and Local 12’s 2013 Cincinnati Volunteer Citizen of the Year award is honoring Elizabeth “Libby” Hunter. Hunter is the co-founder of WordPlay Cincy, a nonprofit organization located in Cincinnati’s Northside that offers a safe and inspirational haven where children are supported in literacy with homework help, reading and writing […]

Reduce Your Use in the Kitchen

Reduce Your Use in the Kitchen

Happy Monday! We hope you had a fun, energy efficient weekend. Now, who’s hungry? Today we’re looking at ways to keep your family full without consuming a ton of energy. That’s why when trying to reduce your use, the kitchen is a great place to start. Turn down the heat! Lightly boiling water has the […]

Did You Know…Ways To Reduce Your Use

Did You Know…Ways To Reduce Your Use

Halfway through the workweek! Get excited! There are many ways to be eco-friendly and energy efficient. However, there are some tips that may not be as obvious, even to us at Direct Energy. In efforts to continue our commitment for an energy-efficient 2013 (remember those New Year’s resolutions?), here are some ways to reduce your […]

Alberta Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award

Alberta Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award

Direct Energy and the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association (AWNA) invite Albertans to help recognize the province’s tremendous volunteer spirit with the ninth annual Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award.  Nominations are now being accepted and will close Sunday, March 31, 2013. First introduced in Alberta in 2005, the Volunteer Citizen of the Year Award program […]