Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by Riding the Bus

reduce your carbon footprint by riding the bus

To put yourself on the road to preserving the ecology and your own economy, it may pay to take the bus. Public transit and school buses replace a significant number of cars on the road, making them an environmentally sound transportation option. Using public transportation saves the equivalent of 4.2 billion gallons of gasoline annually. […]

Green Tips: Weatherize Windows for Greener Energy Bills

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Keep your home winterization process eco-friendly by weatherizing your windows. Covering glass with clear plastic or storm windows will cut heat loss and using insulating drapes will hold even in more heat. Who doesn’t remember stapling up sheets of plastic over the windows of your home with your father as a young child? Well as […]

Green Tips for Cars: Slow Down, Lead Foot

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Looking for an easy way to make your commute a little more eco-friendly? If you want to green up your daily drive then slow down, lead foot. Faster isn’t always better, especially when it comes to saving gas. The national speed limit was set to 55 mph in 1974 as a way to save gas […]

Now Hear This: Your Body Suffers the Effects of Noise Pollution

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It’s common in most cities. Construction workers and musicians consider it “part of the job.” What is it? It’s noise pollution and it’s time to listen up because the next sound you hear may hurt you. Mounting evidence suggests that noise batters the body. Sound waves literally crash against your body. Normal sound levels are […]

Green Cleaning Tips For A Healthy Home

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Cleaning is a necessary evil. If we didn’t spend some time cleaning we’d be knee deep in filth, which isn’t too good for the environment. But, cleaning with toxic chemicals isn’t doing the environment, or us, any favors either. Choose green cleaning products and you can change the way you clean your home to save […]