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7 Eco-Friendly Ways to Wash Clothes

Looking for ways to become more eco-friendly in your everyday life is a worthwhile challenge. Minor adjustments to your daily routine can leave a profound and lasting impact. But sometimes, the best way to make those changes aren’t clear—and it can be challenging to see the best way to protect [...]

2022-11-29T11:39:17-05:00November 29th, 2022|

Plastic Bags vs. Reusable Bags: Which Is Better For The Environment?

Every day, people are becoming more aware of how the products they use impact the environment. You’ve probably heard paper bags are more efficient for sustainability than plastic bags, but what about plastic bags vs. reusable bags?  There are positives and negatives to all three types of bags, and there [...]

2022-10-28T11:16:03-04:00October 28th, 2022|

Tips for Purchasing Energy-Saving Products and Smart Appliances

We live in a technological era powered by electricity, and our energy dependence continues to increase. But with that increased use comes increases in our carbon footprint. That’s left many of us looking for ways to reduce our daily energy use. Fortunately, there are many steps we can take to [...]

2022-09-07T17:13:51-04:00September 14th, 2022|

How to Prepare for a Thunderstorm

What does it mean when you receive a severe thunderstorm report? While thunderstorms can vary in intensity, they gain a “severe” classification if they: Produce hail 3/4 inch in diameter or larger Create winds of 58 miles per hour or more Produce a tornado But not to worry, there are [...]

2022-08-11T12:26:51-04:00September 1st, 2022|

Easy & Eco-Friendly: 18 Energy Saving Tips for Summer

Summer is here, and energy prices are rising. This is typical: Prices tend to increase along with usage in the summer and go down in the winter.  The cost of electricity is made up of many factors, but the biggest ones are the amount of supply available, building and maintaining [...]

2022-08-12T11:46:43-04:00August 19th, 2022|

What Is A Good Temperature To Set Your Thermostat To In The Summer?

When you’re relaxing in your home during the middle of the sweating summer months, you want to be cool and comfortable. You're kicking your feet up indoors between the backyard BBQs, lounging poolside, and venturing out on vacation. No one wants to be wilting under the unrelenting heatwaves, but the [...]

2022-08-12T11:10:54-04:00August 12th, 2022|

How Do You Compost: A Complete Guide

Composting, on the surface, looks like it takes a lot of time and work. You might be wondering—how long does it take to compost a pile fully? The good news: it might not take as long as you think, and, once you’re set up, it’s a surprisingly low-maintenance way to [...]

2022-07-01T12:47:48-04:00July 1st, 2022|

How to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day with the Family

Earth Day should be every day, not just one day in April. This international holiday can change minds and habits, reminding people of the planet’s importance and advocating for its protection and conservation all year. If you’re a parent wondering how to celebrate Earth Day every day with kids or [...]

2022-05-09T15:54:16-04:00June 6th, 2022|

Your Energy-Efficient Refrigerator Buying Guide

Buying a new refrigerator is a daunting task. But while you may be more focused on your refrigerator's size, aesthetic, and storage capacity, there’s another variable you should consider: energy efficiency. Kiwi Energy strongly believes every home should run as energy-efficiently as possible. Your fridge is a major player in [...]

2022-05-09T15:33:03-04:00May 9th, 2022|

5 Fascinating Facts About the History of Earth Day

Earth Day is upon us! Are you ready to celebrate? Or maybe you don’t know how you should celebrate—what can you do to truly show your appreciation for our planet? It may help to better understand the history of Earth Day and why we even have Earth Day. Let’s talk [...]

2022-05-05T12:15:27-04:00April 12th, 2022|
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