15 results for tag: Anna Meehan
Recently, Walnut Creek Saves had the opportunity to go to Foothill Middle School’s after school program, The Creek, to talk to students about ways they can save energy and water and how to help the environment. Anna Meehan worked with a couple other Conservation Coaches to prepare a presentation with slides, games, and other activities to present to the students.
Not only does Walnut Creek Saves promote water and energy savings in your homes, but we spread awareness about water and energy saving measures used around the world. We help residents learn about fossil fuels, recycling, and pollution. In today’s day and age, Americans create, on average, four and a half pounds of garbage each day. Recycling and waste management companies rid our homes of this waste, but for all garbage that doesn’t end up in landfills, they end up as litter on roads and in the ocean.
A few days ago, Anna Meehan and a fellow Conservation Coach worked an outreach event in front of the Ygnacio Valley Library in Walnut Creek. Their goal for the afternoon was to receive sign-ups for our free, in-home energy and water consultations, and explain Walnut Creek Saves to every passer-by. There were many kids wanting quick fun and entertainment. To satisfy this request, Anna and her coworker had an educational recycling game at the booth!
As winter comes to a slow and bitter end you may notice higher energy bills than in the summer. With the weather still lurking in the 50’s and 60’s, you may be tempted to use more energy in the home than normal. However, if you follow these simple tips from Anna Meehan, a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves, then you can save energy, and drastically reduce your monthly energy bills!
In a state that is the leader in coal exports, South Australia took an oath of renewability when it funded the construction of a large battery that is roughly the size of a US football field! With the innovation and genius of Elon Musk, South Australia was able to create a battery powerful enough to power 30,000 homes. Learn more about this battery and its benefits from Anna Meehan's latest article.
Since joining the Walnut Creek Saves team, Anna Meehan has participated in numerous outreach events with the purpose of acquiring sign ups and talking to residents about our goal as a program. In addition to receiving sign-ups, from these events she has gotten so much more: she has strengthened her communication and marketing skills and, as a bonus, she’s made memories of a lifetime! Read more to learn more about Anna's experience.
Many residents find their energy bills to be higher than they would like to pay every month. And sometimes you may not even be able to pinpoint the one device or habit that is costing you extra each month. As a Conservation Coach at Walnut Creek Saves, it is Anna Meehan's job is to inform residents on ways they can save water and energy around the home. Read on to learn Anna's top three energy-saving tips.
Anna Meehan has been a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves since February of this year. In her short time involved with the program, she has become much more environmentally aware, resourceful, and interested in community involvement. Walnut Creek Saves has opened her eyes to simple ways students can help the environment and reduce carbon emissions. Read on to find out what the most memorable outreach event Anna has worked!
Many people struggle to save water around the home and often times find their water bills higher than expected. Anna Meehan, a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves, is here to share a few interesting ways to save and reuse water and help you lower your bills!
Anna Meehan has loved her time as a Conservation Coach for Walnut Creek Saves for the past six months. One of the best parts of the job is helping the community, and she feels our City-sponsored program does an excellent job at doing so. Continue reading to learn more about the new skills Anna is gaining and all about her new role to spread public awareness.