If you’re thinking about reducing your environmental impact while traveling–and most people are–then there are plenty of ways to do so. Here are nine tips for reducing your carbon footprint while on the road:
Choose eco-friendly transportation
Taking the bus or subway is the most effective way to lessen one’s impact on the environment. Public transportation is a great alternative to driving if you can’t afford a vehicle or don’t have access to one, as it helps lessen the impact on the environment and on commute times in densely populated urban areas.
Bicycling is a fantastic alternative to driving that also reduces your reliance on fossil fuels. Although bicycling helps the environment by reducing emissions from cars and buses, it is essential to wear reflective clothing and other safety gear when commuting along high-traffic corridors. Check out one of the many bike shops in and around the nearest major city;