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A few years ago, Stuart Hickox came across a statistic on the Internet that made him realize that if everyone made a small change, the aggregate effect would be very large and for the better:

“If every American home replaced just one light with a light that’s earned the ENERGY STAR, we would save enough energy to light 3 million homes for a year, save about $600 million in annual energy costs, and prevent 9 billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions per year, equivalent to those from about 800,000 cars.”

EnergyStar.gov

He shared this statistic with friends and family, and asked them a question:

“How hard can it be to get everyone to change one light bulb?”

This question became a call to action and One Change was formed. Learn more about them and Stuart’s efforts by reading our blog post from yesterday.

Did you act on an epiphany like Stuart did? Are you making simple changes in your life and showing others how to take those same steps too?

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