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The Best Earth Day Deals on Tech, Ebikes, and Cleaning Supplies

The Best Earth Day Deals on Tech, Ebikes, and Cleaning Supplies

Every year, Earth Day comes around to remind us how important it is to take care of our planet. But it shouldn’t be something we think about for just one day. The WIRED Gear team tests environmentally friendly gear year-round, and, thankfully, some of our favorites have been discounted to celebrate our blue marble. Only …

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'Vampire Energy' Is Sucking the Life Out of Our Planet

‘Vampire Energy’ Is Sucking the Life Out of Our Planet

Priya Vijayakumar, CEO of WattIQ and an expert in unmanaged energy, explains that at the industrial level, 21 percent of all electricity consumed by buildings is wasted. “There’s all this unmanaged electricity. On top of that, there are 40 percent more electrical devices than needed. Just think about all the energy it takes to manufacture …

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