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EPA Says Save Energy This Thanksgiving

Release Date: 11/24/1999
Contact Information: David Sternberg (215) 814-5548

David Sternberg (215) 814-5548

Saving energy saves money, reduces air pollution and helps us all breathe easier. EPA offers a few simple tips to save energy this Thanksgiving.

      • Skip preheating the oven and limit the number of times you open the oven door.
        • Make the most of your hot oven by cooking several things at once.
        • Make sure stove top burners and reflectors are clean before you start cooking.
        • Use pots and pans that match the size of your burners.
        • Use your microwave when possible because it uses only half the energy of a conventional oven.