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Red Goes Green

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Home Runs for Trees

For the ninth year in a row, the Phillies and PGW are partnering with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) on its efforts to Plant One Million.

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Red Goes Green Events and Activities

David Montgomery Field cleanup

11/9/19

Volunteers from the Phillies front office helped clean up David P. Montgomery Field in Roxborough.

A very Phanatic Earth Day

4/22/19

Constellation teamed up with the Phillies community and the Phillie Phanatic to clean up on Earth Day.

Earth Day Cleanup

4/19/19

On April 19, the Phillies front office members participated in their annual Earth Day cleanup at FDR Park.

Red Goes Green Tips

31 Ways to Save Energy in Your Home

Small, everyday changes in your power consumption can be easy to make. They don’t cost much, but they can add up to real energy savings. Thanks to our friends at Constellation, here are 31 tips - one for each day of the month - for ways to save energy at home in your daily life with very little effort.

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  1. Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes
  2. Wash clothes with cold water
  3. Keep your appliances clean
  4. Keep the oven door closed while cooking
  5. Don't stand in front of an open refrigerator door
  6. Air-dry clothes
  7. Air-dry dishes instead of using your dishwasher's drying cycle
  8. Open curtains facing the sun
  9. Switch out incandescent lights
  10. Take shorter, cooler showers
  11. Turn off electronics and appliances when they're not in use
  12. Adjust your thermostat according to the time of day
  13. Lower the thermostat on your water heater to 120 F
  14. Set your computer to sleep or hibernate mode
  15. Avoid using the rinse-and-hold setting on your dishwasher
  16. Use a microwave or toaster oven instead of your conventional oven
  17. Use the dishwasher instead of washing by hand
  18. Plug home electronics into power strips
  19. Install low-flow shower heads
  20. Add aerators to your faucets
  21. Use ENERGY STAR-qualified CFL and LED bulbs
  22. Replace older home appliances with energy-efficient models
  23. Use energy-efficient entertainment and home office electronics
  24. Insulate heating ducts
  25. Seal air leaks
  26. Insulate hot-water pipes
  27. Clean your air ducts
  28. Clean/replace filters in your furnace
  29. Clean the dryer lint regularly to keep your dryer running efficiently
  30. Turn off your water heater if you plan on leaving home for a few days
  31. Install a timer for your water heater