5 Energy Saving Tips To Gobble Up This Thanksgiving

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As we prepare to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends, it’s important to remember that extra cooking and baking can cause electric bills to go up. Here’s are a few simple cooking tips to help keep your energy costs down during the holiday season: Clean stove burners and reflectors provide better heating, while saving energy…. Read more »

America Recycles Day

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Today is America Recycles Day, a nationally-recognized day that celebrates and promotes recycling in the U.S. Kissimmee Utility Authority reminds you there are a variety of ways you can contribute with items such as unused electronics or even LED lightbulbs.   Here are ways to properly dispose electronics and lightbulbs: Electronics: Unwanted electronics should be… Read more »

Stay Alert, Stay Alive: 10 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

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Happy Halloween! It’s been a spooky season but tonight is the night when millions of trick-or-treaters will prowl the streets in search of candy. While it’s a night for some scary fun, it’s important to remember road and pedestrian safety. Here’s a chilling statistic: Children are more than twice as likely to be struck by… Read more »

Head-to-Toe: Halloween Costume Safety Tips Parents Should Know

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When choosing or making a Halloween costume this spooky season, it’s important to consider these safety tips for your trick or treaters: If you are making your own costume, choose material that won’t easily ignite if it comes into contact with heat or flame. Stay away from billowing or long trailing fabric. If your child… Read more »

10 Ways to Save While Doing Laundry for National Savings Day

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Laundry can be an expensive chore to do with a washer and dryer being among the costliest appliances to operate. According to the Department of Energy, a washer and dryer use about 1,359 kwh on average alone—that’s more than other appliances like a dishwasher and refrigerator combined! Tomorrow is National Savings Day and Kissimmee Utility… Read more »