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SDG 7: Clean energy

Riley Hodgson's picture

Riley hodgson

I pledge to discover and share one at least one new exciting article/fact/news piece a week that highlights a particular sustainability goal. There's so much happening in the world both good and bad and I want to focus on the good. New innovations, initiatives or government action which brings the world one step closer to achieving the SDG’s are meant to be shared. Already participating in many small actions which help reduce waste and electricity I wanted to do something different as my ‘one step.’ I am inspired by what I read, watch and hear and want to do the same for others. Good actions need more recognition! That’s why I want to be a voice that recognises and celebrates progress.

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Jade McNamara's picture

Using less energy

Instead of using the dryer after washing my clothes, I can use my clothes horse to let the clothes air dry. By having an indoor clothes horse, I do not need to worry if it rains as my clothes will be okay :) For the next 2 weeks, I don't plan on using the dryer at all.

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Hengjing Liu's picture

Heather take a step

encourage people to have good habits to avoid illness try my best to fight for women's right use my major to create clean mechaine to produce electric

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Tara Coates's picture

'FRIDGE SURPRISE' MEALS

I will use up all the food in my fridge and pantry before buying more, instead of compulsively ordering uber eats or getting more groceries unnecessarily. This will lead to a reduction in my carbon footprint and overall energy consumption. To aid this, I will do a weekly shop at the markets on Sundays, where I can stock up for the week via a local and sustainable means.

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Nan Wang's picture

ParkCar Chill

Me and my teammates are currently creating an app helping drivers book and secure the on-street parking spot in advance and settle the payment online. Not only ParkCar Chill helps driver decrease money loss by setting the parking fine alert system, but also contribute to a smarter city by potentially lowering the traffic jam and pollution. And finally, we can help government to save more human cost by hiring less ticket officer.

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Angelica Di Camillo's picture

FOCUSSING ON CLEAN ENERGY

Using more efficient means of energy to reduce carbon emission and other harmful greenhouse gases. I aim to move away from using fossil fuels such as petrol in cars or gas for electricity. I will ride my bike to uni and work to avoid using my car, as well as, eat more healthy plant based raw foods that require minimal cooking, electricity and resources to grow. Additionally, be more conscious of energy use including turning off unnecessary lights and power points, waking up with the sun to be more productive during natural light hours and being more organised and efficient with use. I want to half the amount of petrol I use weekly, and half the home electricity bill. We must all be aware of our ecological footprint and the way we live our lives as it significantly impacts the environment around us. It's making small changes like this that are not only beneficial for the environment, but also for our own bodies and mental health.

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Sivakami Valliappan's picture

Encourage recycling!

Sort out recyclable wastes and encourage kids to do so. Let them know the importance of this act and when refund is available for certain products like aluminium cans, then encourage them to volunteer and collect such products and use the raised funds to use for a good cause or contribute to charity. Also if interested: Get involved and join the grassroots movement here: http://victoria.greens.org.au/10c

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Minalee Busi's picture

GOING MINIMAL

I pledge to adopt minimalism across all areas of my life. It is a step - a mindset - that I will be adopting which would help me take decisions consciously and deliberately to check my consumption behaviour and reduce my carbon footprint.

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Andy Yang's picture

BRING MORE SOLAR ENERGY

I am now running a solar energy project mainly focusing on solar street light and solar security camera (still in the promotion stage). I find out solar products in Australia are still using old technology and extremely expensive. We are trying to bring a new generation battery to Australia for a more sustainable future. Our solar street light is aiming to match the price of the normal street light. It has an extraordinary 10 years battery life with rapid charging function and can be charged between -30℃ to 65℃ .

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Cody Kauter's picture

ELIMINATE SINGLE USE CUPS

Whether it is a coffee, tea, hot chocolate, pumpkin spiced latte, or just water; having a reusable cup or mug reduces the number of non-recyclable cups and plastic bottles that enter our environment.

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