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How A Sticker Kept 3 Billion Tons of CO2 Out of The Air

Posted: 10/5/2018

Household appliances account for 90% of energy use in a typical U.S. home, so energy efficiency standards have quietly been saving people mountains of money and helping avoid planet-warming emissions at the same time. Our partners at Hot Mess look as what we’ve been able to save thanks to those stickers you find while appliance shopping.

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