Lights Out, Green In, Lawmakers Team Up to Flip the Switch for Earth Week
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“Global warming is a serious issue, and energy conservation is an important step toward slowing its effects,” Sen. McBurney said. “I would encourage everyone to do their part in protecting our natural environment, beginning with the simple act of turning out the lights.”
Lights Out, Green In, which has received scores of pledges from households and businesses up and down the East Coast, also has a partnership with the Rhode Island Community Food Bank to distribute low-energy light bulbs to low-income residents. The resolutions were sponsored by: State Rep.
“There is no downside and it is going to save people money,” Guyer said. “People sometimes feel like they can’t make a difference, but doing this will empower people.”
“Turning off your lights when natural sunlight will light your home or office can add up to savings in your wallet and cutting greenhouse gas emissions,” said Lights Out, Green In executive director
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