CO2 - Reduction - Part 2

Go organic.

Besides being good for you, organic produce also helps fight global warming. Organic farms capture carbon dioxide from the air and trap it in the soil. In fact, organic soils contain up to 28% more carbon than other soils.

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Go on a recycling binge.

Virgin materials require massive amounts of resources and their production generates greenhouse gases. If you’re reading this website, chances are you already recycle. Don’t stop there. Examine ways to increase your recycling rate! Get your friends, family, coworkers, church, community group, and local businesses to recycle, too.

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Maintain your car.

Pay attention to any strange sounds and smells coming from your car. Regular maintenance can extend your car’s life and improve fuel efficiency. A clogged air filter can increase gas consumption by 10%.

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Talk to The Man.

Many corporations respond to their customers and provide more environmentally friendly products. Ask your favorite companies to use recycled materials, renewable energy, or to reduce their energy consumption.

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Is there another way to get there?

Is it within walking distance? Can you carpool or take public transit? Do you enjoy biking? A nationwide 10% increase in transit ridership would save 135 million gallons of gas a year and create fewer greenhouse gases.