Five simple things that each of us can do, starting today. Whether we live in an apartment or home, these small choices can help create a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for everyone.
I PLEDGE to replace 4 lightbulbs with compact fluorescent lightbulbs.
TO eliminate 1 ton of carbon dioxide emissions over the life of the CFL’s.
CHATTANOOGA can save enough kilowatt hours to power the electric shuttle the distance to the moon and back 925 times.
I PLEDGE to turn off the water when brushing my teeth.
TO save 3.8 gallons of water a day.
CHATTANOOGA conserve enough water to fill the freshwater and saltwater tanks of the Tennessee Aquarium, every day.
I PLEDGE to replace at least one car trip a month with walking, bicycling, carpooling or public transit.
TO decrease carbon dioxide emissions by 1,000 pounds.
CHATTANOOGA can eliminate more than 230,000 tons of carbon dioxide, the equivalent to removing 4,600 cars from the road every year.
I PLEDGE to plant and care for at least one tree, this year.
TO save at least 13 pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere annually.
CHATTANOOGA eliminate as much carbon dioxide as the trees on 2,712 acres of undeveloped land, every year.
I PLEDGE to reduce my use of plastic shopping bags, by substituting reusable bags instead.
TO save up to 150 plastic bags a year from being made.
CHATTANOOGA reduce our use of oil by 300,000 gallons, every year.
Small actions add up, when we act together for Chattanooga's greener good.