The Smallest User was a competition between the Cooper-Young and Evergreen neighborhoods in Memphis to see which community could reduce its energy use most in 2010.

They monitored the energy use of residents in each neighborhood in the hopes of reducing our city’s carbon footprint, helping residents save a few dollars, and showing people how gratifying it can be to go green! The Cooper-Young neighborhood who was awarded the title of The Smallest User in 2011.

Check out their website to see more details of the competition, blog posts with testimonials and tips.

It doesn’t all have to be large scale! Even if you can’t afford to install solar panels in your home, you can conserve energy & save money. We can continue to take steps towards more sustainable efforts through wise consumption.

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