Tag: 12 Days of Earth Day

Day 6 Reduce Your Energy Use:
Earth Day

April 15 There are plenty of easy ways for you to save energy, and most take only a few minutes of your time: Turn off lights and appliances when you leave the room Set your water heater at 120 degrees Replace incandescent bulbs with LEDs Unplug battery chargers when not in use Wash clothes in …

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Every Day Is Earth Day at DEQ

By Donna Kemp Spangler The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) attracts employees who have a strong desire to improve Utah’s environment. So it’s no surprise to find a culture at DEQ where employees promote sustainability practices and participate in community cleanups at work and at home. Every day is Earth Day at DEQ. Earth …

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Protecting Utah’s Environment One Step at a Time

By Donna Kemp Spangler Protecting Utah’s environment for the better usually happens incrementally. But change is happening, and it is happening faster than ever before, thanks to a Utah public that has become more engaged, a Utah Legislature that has prioritized funding to make it happen, and the dedicated employees at the Department of Environmental …

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