Even if you can’t make it happen all the time, opting for eco-friendly travel even once in a while is a (green) step in the right direction.
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Eco tips on the move … welcome to our travel edition! Let’s start with the obvious one: the non-motorized travel (think: walking or biking) is the only way to get around with no carbon footprint. Of course, that isn’t always possible—I get that. Next step on the scale of earth-friendly is public transportation: buses and trains and even carpooling (in a hybrid or pure electric vehicle, of course).
But most of us still live in places where we need a car, and it may not always be convenient to share a ride. So a few easy things you can do to reduce the impact of driving are:
• Keeping your tires aired to the right pressure
• Getting regular inspections and oil changes
• Going easy on the accelerator and brakes
Oh, and one last thing: if you have to fly, try to book a non-stop flight, which is more convenient for you and creates less CO2 pollution.
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