11 Ways To Make Personal Travel More Sustainable And Less Polluting

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Unless you live, work, and play in your own neighborhood and never venture outside of it, chances are you own a car or a truck. Here are 11 ways you can make your transportation needs a little more eco-friendly. Take Public Transportation If you live anywhere near a small or large city, you probably have access to some form of municipal public transportation. Buy A Bike Exercise combined with clean air and free transportation makes riding a bike a win-win for everyone.

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Minimize Your Impact on the Environment with Your Finances

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I find that running outside instead of the gym or on my treadmill not only helps the environment, but also helps my pocket book, I save on my gym membership, electricity and get fresh air. Transportation. The challenge that I, along with most people, face is the amount of effort involved in car-pooling and the challenges that come with that. Buying an electric car, carpooling or even taking public transit all reduce your overall transportation costs 1/2 to 2/3.

13 Ways to Make Your Existing Car Greener and Avoid Buying a New One

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Don’t forget to enter to win an iPad 3 here at PET. However, buying a new car isn’t in the cards for me right now, so I have to make due with the one I have. I previously wrote about how I was saving money on gasoline just by driving the speed limit but for this post I wanted to share many more tips on how to make your own car more green and eco-friendly without you having to spend a ton of dough on a new hybrid this year. Follow the instructions in your car’s manual.

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