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Carbon Footprint

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7 Steps to Go Green: On the Go

“Sustainable travel, ultimately, is moral travel.” I love to travel, whether it’s a day trip to a neighboring town or state park or a flight to the other side of the world. There’s something mind-blowing to me about seeing an...
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7 Steps to Go Green: In the Bathroom

The bathroom can seem like a daunting place to choose sustainable products and develop greener behaviors. It’s the most important room in our residences when it comes to personal hygiene and keeping clean, yet most bathrooms contribute to an unclean...
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Friday Quickie: Fly Direct

Hey readers, have any exciting spring or summer travel plans coming up? If you're flying and can manage it financially try to fly direct. Layovers in your itinerary can add miles to your carbon footprint. When you take one flight as opposed to hopping on a few to reach your final destination you'll help save excess emissions. (Plus, you usually arrive feeling a little less frazzled and your luggage is less likely to go missing.) When this just isn't possible - financially or logistically (flying direct internationally is often tough) - be sure to be aware of your impact while vacationing.
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Zipcar Unveils New Zipvan Line in Philly

Zipcar is one of Philly's prime car sharing solutions for urban dwellers who want to live a mostly car-less life but need wheels every once in awhile. Now the world's leading car sharing network is expanding to include Zipvan™ cargo van service across North America. Zipcar is launching the Zipvan service in Philadelphia, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Portland, Oregon and will expand to other markets over the next year. I had a chance to ask Zipcar Philly's General Manager, Peter Bruvik, some questions about the new van sharing initiative . Read on for the Q&A.
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