Quantcast

Sierra Magazine: Explore, enjoy and protect the planet.
The Green Life: No Impact Week: Transportation

« Daily Roundup: August 30, 2010 | Main | The 6 Most Environmentally Improved Colleges »

August 31, 2010

No Impact Week: Transportation

Bike to work during your carbon cleanse No Impact Man, a.k.a. Colin Beavan, took a yearlong vow to live a zero-waste lifestyle in New York City. The experiment inspired a blog, a book, a film - and others to embrace green habits. This week's tips will help you try a one-week carbon cleanse. Sign up here to share the results of your own No Impact Project.

Tip #2: Choose Greener Transportation Methods

Colin Beavan and his family phased out all forms of mechanized travel, including planes, cars, taxis, subways, and even elevators, for their No Impact year. For your carbon cleanse, discuss ways to reduce your family's dependence on petroleum-fueled transit. If it's not feasible to walk or bike to work, consider carpooling or taking public transportation.

Share your tips: How do you green your transportation?

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83451b96069e20133f36d17d0970b

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference No Impact Week: Transportation:

User comments or postings reflect the opinions of the responsible contributor only, and do not reflect the viewpoint of the Sierra Club. The Sierra Club does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any posting. The Sierra Club accepts no obligation to review every posting, but reserves the right (but not the obligation) to delete postings that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate.

Up to Top


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...