Tips for a Greener Thanksgiving
Besides an abundance of friends and
family, Thanksgiving can also bring
about a larger than usual mark on your
energy usage. This year, follow these
tips to help reduce the cost along the
way to having a memorable holiday.
Use glass cookware.
This will allow you to
turn off the oven earlier,
as the heated glass will
continue to cook.
Match the size of the pan
to the burner when using
the cook top. A six-inch
pan on an eight-inch
burner will waste more
than 40% of the energy.
Use the oven
light to check on
time the oven
door is opened it
can lose up to 20
percent of the
cooking time and
items at once
sure to leave
at least two
pans so heat
When possible, use appliances
besides the oven to prepare food:
Cost Per Hour of Use (in cents)
Don’t do all of the work alone:
Will Your Guests Bring Something?
Yes If Asked
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