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About Jessica Tan

Jessica is the Digital Marketing Specialist at Switch Energy. Her passion for the environment and love for creation has led to her to become a valuable member of the Switch marketing department.

More Recycling Won’t Solve Plastic Pollution

2018-10-25T17:41:27+00:00

More Recycling Won't Solve Plastic Pollution This notion may be surprising to a lot of people, but it actually makes a lot of sense. Think about it this way: when you have a sink that is overflowing with water, your first solution is not to clean up the water that has already overflowed, it is to turn off the faucet. Given this, while recycling efforts are definitely needed, the real solution to solving the global plastic crisis is to actually to [...]

More Recycling Won’t Solve Plastic Pollution2018-10-25T17:41:27+00:00

4 Ways To Be Eco-Friendly This Fall

2018-10-26T01:16:19+00:00

4 Ways To Be Eco-Friendly This Fall BACK TO SCHOOL Back to school is always an exciting time of the year! While the kids are out of the house learning and growing, there are a lot of opportunities to be sustainable! For example, pack your kids’ lunches in reusable containers and ditch the plastic sandwich bags and cutlery – you don’t need them! Also, take advantage of the local bus system instead of driving your kids to school [...]

4 Ways To Be Eco-Friendly This Fall2018-10-26T01:16:19+00:00

Renewable Energy Has More Economic Benefits Than You Know

2018-10-16T19:03:52+00:00

Renewable Energy Has More Economic Benefits Than You Know We all know that renewable energy sources such as solar and wind are good for the environment. But did you know that investing in renewable energy boosts the economy as well? The renewable energy sector is growing rapidly and there's no better time to make the switch than now. An article written by Jake Richardson highlights some key benefits of investing in renewables:  "Jobs, jobs, jobs! The first point is that there are a [...]

Renewable Energy Has More Economic Benefits Than You Know2018-10-16T19:03:52+00:00

Why Gender Equality is Crucial for Climate Action

2018-10-25T17:23:34+00:00

Why Gender Equality is Crucial for Climate Action Climate change is a global issue and its effects can be felt in every corner of the Earth; however, it is clear that these effects are felt more potently in some areas than others. Unfortunately, while industrialized countries (such as Canada and the US) contribute the most to climate change, developing countries and island nations are the ones who feel the brunt of its consequences the most. Women in particular are especially [...]

Why Gender Equality is Crucial for Climate Action2018-10-25T17:23:34+00:00

How Much Electricity Are You REALLY Losing?

2018-10-16T19:40:00+00:00

How Much Electricity Are You REALLY Losing? The process it takes to get electricity from the power plant to your home is probably more complicated than you think. The energy that is generated has to go through a series of steps before it is transmitted from these power plants to the outlets in your home. But how much of that electricity are you actually getting and how much of it end up being lost along the way? The Three [...]

How Much Electricity Are You REALLY Losing?2018-10-16T19:40:00+00:00

Is Solar Good For Your Business?

2018-10-16T19:45:50+00:00

Is Solar Good For Your Business? When it comes to switching to solar energy, most people may think of residential solar or Fortune500 companies Making The Switch. However, solar technology has become so efficient and affordable that businesses of all shapes and sizes can switch to solar. If you own a small, medium, or large business it is a smart business decision to Make The Switch to Solar. Listed below are some of the benefits of going solar.  Solar [...]

Is Solar Good For Your Business?2018-10-16T19:45:50+00:00

10 Pros and Cons of Going Solar

2018-10-16T19:56:17+00:00

10 Pros and Cons of Going Solar Choosing to go solar is a very personal and financial decision - it's a big investment! Although at Switch, we believe solar energy is one of the best investments you can make (for yourself and the planet), so we've composed a list of 10 pros and cons of solar energy to help you decide if Making The Switch is the right choice for you! Check it out! 1. Stop renting your [...]

10 Pros and Cons of Going Solar2018-10-16T19:56:17+00:00
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How Do Solar Panels Affect My Roof?

2018-10-15T19:02:23+00:00

The most frequently asked questions we receive from homeowners considering Making The Switch to solar are: 'how do solar panels affect the structural integrity of my roof? Will the panels cause leakage? Do they damage my roof in any way? What if my roof needs to be replaced?'. These are all legitimate questions and we’re here to provide some answers so you can feel more confident about your decision. SOLAR PROTECTS YOUR ROOF Your roof is constantly being hit by wind, rain, snow, [...]

How Do Solar Panels Affect My Roof?2018-10-15T19:02:23+00:00

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