12 Aug '13, 8am

[TECH] Local digital tools that make it easy for you to volunteer, raise funds and save energy:

[TECH] Local digital tools that make it easy for you to volunteer, raise funds and save energy:

ECo Challenge This fun iPhone app by local startup intraix and the South West Community Development Council (CDC) helps households monitor and reduce energy consumption while rewarding users for being energy efficient. A series of simple challenges, like setting the air-conditioner at 25 degrees Celsius, is updated weekly and points are earned when you complete a mini-game, or when your household successfully lowers energy consumption for the month. One Cent Movement You won’t feel so bad about splurging on goods online with the soon-to-be released Chrome plugin for this homegrown initiative, which rounds up your expenditure to the nearest dollar at checkout and donates the difference to charity. Submit your email address to be notified when the beta version is ready. President’s Challenge Volunteer Drive Annual charity campaign President’s Challenge has joined forces with...

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