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11 Energy Saving Tips for the Summer

Energy Saving Tips and Tricks In the last few years, the United States and Canada have experienced some of the hottest summers on record. The nine warmest years on record are 2016, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2014, 2010, 2013, 2005, 2009, and 1998. The summer of 2019 already seems to be on its way to continuing…

9 Water Facts that Will Open Your Eyes

Water Crisis: 9 Water Facts that Will Open Your Eyes

Safe, drinkable water is something that most people in the developed world take for granted. You just turn on the tap, and you get an infinite supply of clean water for drinking, bathing, cleaning, watering the garden, doing the laundry, and frolicking about in in the summer. If you don’t like tap water, you can…

How Your Donation Supports Safe Water Projects?

If you’ve been reading our blog, you know that Just Energy has announced a new partnership with Water.org. We are absolutely thrilled about this opportunity to give back to the community, and you can help. Your Donation Creates Opportunities The biggest hurdle to safe water is cost. Many people in the developing world simply can’t…

The Top 9 Environmental Problems

The Top 9 Environmental Problems   In the last 100 years, the planet has gone through dramatic and detrimental environmental changes due to industrialization and urbanization. Population growth and modern living standards have increased energy demand, driving widespread environmental degradation as we still rely on fossil fuel to meet the vast majority of energy needs.…

The Long-term Effects of Global Warming

Global warming and climate change are becoming a greater threat the longer we resist doing something about it on a massive scale.Though we’re already seeing its effects in droughts, hurricanes, wildfires, and unprecedented temperature extremes both high and low, it’s not too late to slow it down and mitigate the effects. What Is Global Warming?…

Plastic Pollution Facts and Solutions

The Persistent Problem of Plastic Pollution The invention of plastic was a transformative breakthrough when it first invented. Plastics are convenient, lightweight, and durable. They can be molded into any shape and can be mass produced cheaply and quickly. However those same qualities that make plastic ubiquitous today—also have long-term repercussions for the environment.[1] How…

Tips for Cardboard Recycling this Holiday Season

Tips for Cardboard Recycling this Holiday Season The holiday shopping season is here—alongside a barrage of cardboard packages arriving at the door. Between ordering gifts for the holidays and treating yourself to some sweet seasonal online discounts, many households are bound to receive an awful lot of packages around this time of year. Anxiously awaiting…

Everything You Need to Know to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Everything You Need to Know to Prepare for Hurricane Season In this season of beach vacations, tan lines, popsicles, and sunshine, it’s easy to forget that hurricane season is upon us. Start gathering your supplies now so you’re prepared when the next tropical depression morphs into a superstorm. Getting ready for a hurricane shouldn’t strike…

Flood Safety Tips

Floods are one of the most costly and destructive natural disasters. A tremendous threat to both human life and property, floods occur in nearly every part of the world. Fast-moving flood waters are dangerous and unpredictable. Floods don’t have to be as severe as those in Mumbai or Houston to damage property and threaten lives.…

Easy Ways to Tackle Your To-Do List

If your to-do list is growing like a weed, here are seven ways to trim it down to something more manageable before the fall leaves turn. Prioritize: If you’re looking at a to-do list that’s miles long, pick three things that must get done immediately and prioritize those items. Think WIN – What’s Important Now…

Green Energy Opportunities for Graduates

In a few short weeks, a new class of graduates will be turning their tassels, receiving their diplomas, and entering the workforce. Many will be seeking employment in the green energy space, hoping to improve the planet, while building their resumes. If you see yourself moving along an eco-friendly career path, here are a few…