Transportation

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Let’s face it, we need reliable methods of transportation to get where we need to be. As your kids personal chauffeur to school, sports games, and friend’s houses; it is important to explain to them the impact that driving has on the planet. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), every year cars release an average of 9,737 pounds of the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide. Thankfully, there are plenty of healthy and accessible alternatives like car pooling, school buses, biking, and walking that make a positive impact.

Sustainable transportation requires some adaptation, but simple changes you make will ultimately benefit the health of your family and make a big difference for the planet. Choose an Action below to take the first step to reduce your carbon emissions from transportation.

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