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Energy Conservation Committee Offers One-a-Day Advice

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agencyhas asked citizens to “Pick 5” for the environment. Your Penn College Energy Conservation Subcommittee suggests small steps that can make a big difference. There’s one for every day of the week to help make our planet healthier: 1. Say “goodbye” to your leaf blower. 2. Turn your thermostat down 1 degree. 3. Think before you print. 4. Appoint an “office lights” monitor. 5. Keep essentials-only in your vehicle. Thegroup co-sponsors this weekly feature with the Horticulture Club. Contacts are Gail B. Landers , a subcommittee member and a group leader at the Children’s Learning Center, and Carl J. Bower Jr. , horticulture instructor.

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