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Jan 31

Responsible Scrap Car Recycling

If it’s your car we’re talking about, then you owe it to yourself to get the job done properly and not go about it in a half-hearted manner. One thing to keep in mind is that contrary to what people think, all car recycling companies don’t necessarily follow the same rules when it concerns handling …

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Jan 25

5 Most Incredible Electric Bicycle Tours

With electric bicycles rising in popularity every day, more and more people are picking them up. They are very environment friendly and also offer efficiency. Some of those people had the inspiration and courage to go on some of the longest expeditions by electric bike in the world. Today we’re taking a look at the …

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Dec 02

4 Ways Smartphones Could Save the Environment

There is no denial that technology has helped increase the quality of life for billions of people on this planet and there are added benefits for its advancements, but technology comes at the cost of damages to the environment and no matter how energy efficient we become, there may be some form of impact. Environmental …

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Nov 16

7 of the Most Environmentally Friendly Cars to Uber In

Saving fuel is important, not only for your wallet but also for the environment. If you are an Uber or Lyft driver who wants to make a difference, choose a fuel-efficient car for your business. It can save you money on gas, lower your carbon footprint to help climate change, and help the economy by …

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Nov 11

How to Minimize Your Transit Wash System’s Carbon Footprint

Due to growing environmental concerns, progressive businesses all over the world are striving to reduce their negative impact on the planet. This is especially relevant to companies in the vehicle washing industry, as resources such as power and water can easily be squandered if there are no efforts made to conserve them. Additionally, runoff from …

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Nov 11

How to Make Your Car More Environmentally Friendly

The environment needs your help, and you can start with your car. At the moment, most cars in the United States are creating one-fifth of all the emissions that are contributing to global warming. The average car is producing around 24 pounds of these harmful emissions that are leading to all sorts of issues form …

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Oct 27

Are Eco-Friendly Cars Safer?

Eco-friendly vehicles are vehicles that pose less harm to the environment than comparable vehicles running on gasoline or diesel. In some nations, the term “eco-friendly” is used to identify any vehicle that complies with or surpasses the tough European emissions standards. In the United States, an “eco-friendly” car usually means an electric car or a …

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Oct 06

Green Transportation: 5 Ways Electric Cars Help Save The Environment

Fossil fuels are bad for the environment, but people are only going to stop using them when they have good alternatives. Electric cars are precisely the kind of alternative that can help people transition to green fuel sources. They can do a lot of different things to protect nature, which is one of the biggest …

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Sep 20

Eco-Friendly Ways to Wash Your Car

A surprising recommendation that has been given recently supports the use of automated vehicle washing systems over hand washing a vehicle. New information based on recent studies also points to the fact that washing a car with a normal garden hose uses nearly 100 gallons of water versus the 40 gallons used by an automated …

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Sep 02

10 Top Reasons to Use a Bike for Transportation

There are all sorts of brilliant reasons why you should consider making a bicycle your number one mode of transport, here are just ten of them: 1. Environment Throughout the manufacture and lifetime of every type of automotive vehicle, carbon emissions that pollute the air, harming ourselves and the environment are generated. By switching some …

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Aug 11

Four Tips for Optimizing Green Fleets

New proposed greenhouse gas emissions standards and fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty engines from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be a challenge met by manufacturers. These new proposed ‘Phase Two’ EPA standards are meant to reduce pollution from our transportation industry making trucks more fuel efficient from the inside out. Industry leaders …

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Jul 27

Hybrids vs Diesel Engine Cars : Which is More Eco Friendly?

It is generally unquestioned that hybrid car models are invariably good for the environment. They run, at least part time, on electric energy. How could that not be a good thing? On the other hand, diesel cars are almost vilified as being inherently against the planet. Diesel engine cars, as they run exclusively on gas …

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