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Ways in which casinos are becoming more environmentally friendly

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 31, 2013 01:00 AM
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Casinos have long been places for adult entertainment, where customers spent money freely. Now as society is becoming more environmentally conscious, casinos are quickly following... The post Ways in which casinos are becoming more environmentally friendly appeared first on My Green Home Blog .




 

 

Casinos have long been places for adult entertainment, where customers spent money freely. Now as society is becoming more environmentally conscious, casinos are quickly following suit. Their actions are part of a global effort to help save the Earth from the adverse effects of global warming. There are a number of different ways casino are going about this mission.

Much of the lighting found in casinos has been converted to LED lighting. This type of lighting is much more energy efficient. While initially the expense to add the LED lighting is a bit higher, it pays off in the long run. LED lighting will last five times longer than traditional lighting. This results, not only in money saved for replacement bulbs, but in the energy needed to power the lighting as well. LED lighting also is made from environmentally friendly materials which mean it does not contain mercury or other toxins. When disposed of, the lighting isn’t doing further harm to the environment.

Along similar lines, casinos are replacing energy sucking appliances. Many of the televisions, microwaves and kitchen equipment have been replaced with updated models that are energy compliant. This move has helped casinos reduce their carbon footprint. These newer models will use one half the energy of any appliance that is 12 years old or more. This is even more so with newer refrigerators which can use 75% less power. With less demand for energy, this can reduce the production from power plants which also helps to reduce air pollution. In fact, this kind of appliance has reduced pollution from power plants in some areas by 5%. By being environmentally conscious, casinos are not only helping the planet but they are saving money in the long run. Even when playing at an online casino such as online casino australia from home, you can help the Earth by also using energy efficient computers.

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