You may have read reports of airplane cabin air or been on a flight and wondered what exactly are you breathing in? In addition to thinking about the passengers on-board and whether or not they are sick, etc. many people wonder, “Is airplane cabin air toxic?” Some people experience nausea, headaches, memory loss, neurological illness, paralysis… […]
[A] person who rides public transportation instead of driving reduces his or her carbon dioxide output, a harmful greenhouse gas, by more than 20 lbs a day and 4,800 lbs annually. That saves more than weatherizing a home, adjusting a thermostat, switching to compact fluorescent light bulbs and replacing older appliances with higher efficiency models, […]
Ever since I moved to Washington, DC three years ago, I’ve wanted a bike. I thought it would be a fun way to commute to work. Plus, driving in this area is intolerable and public transportation can be unreliable. I did it. I bought a 1980’s blue Fuji road bike with a headlight and quick […]
We list the ways to may green flights more eco friendly. You can search for green flights using search green travel, you can bring a bottle, and more.
Visiting new places is exciting. There’s so much to see and do, and so many memories to be made. Travel also involves planning. With itineraries to create and hotel reservations to make, it’s easy to overlook the environment. However, many companies are making it easier to be eco-friendly while on the go. Resorts are catering […]
Learn all about hypermiling with this extreme guide. We are taking advantage of a long holiday weekend by hitting the road. Our plan is to drive to New York from our home base in Washington, D.C. With gas prices still so high, I’m especially eager to do whatever I can to improve my gas mileage […]