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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Make Your Driving More Eco-Efficient

[Clean Air Watch periodically publishes guest posts of possible interest.  Today's guest post is by Holly Chavez]


In an Eco-friendly world where we are conscious about preserving the environment, most people want to do all they can to save Mother Earth. However, driving a ‘Green’ vehicle can be costly, and you may not recover your costs when it comes to fuel efficiency for years to come.

 

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Top 10 Bike-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

[Clean Air Watch periodically publishes guest posts of possible interest.  Today's guest post is by Holly Chavez]


The Top 10 Bike-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

America’s love affair with automobile transportation is dwindling, and conscientious people are looking to find alternatives to using their vehicles. Many government officials and private organizations, such as the Cascade Bicycle Club in Seattle, are taking notice of the trend and constantly working to upgrade city streets and park trails to accommodate cyclists. Here are the 10 top cities that extend a friendly welcome and show support for bike riding within their borders.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Which Technologies Will Help Us Achieve a More Sustainable Future?

[Clean Air Watch periodically publishes guest posts of possible interest.  Today's guest post is by Jennifer Smith]


Nowadays, technology has become such an important part of our world that many people are unable to function without it. This includes everything from mobile phones to laptops and everything else in between. However, an equally important part of today’s world is the need to become more eco-friendly, as more and more people are beginning to realize what their carbon footprint is doing to Planet Earth.  

There are all kinds of products out there that can help you to be more eco-friendly, and to reduce your energy usage. There’s a lot to be said for doing this as well, as you’ll not only save money but will be able to know that you’re doing your bit. 

So, whether you love your tech and want to make it less impactful on the environment, or if you just want to ensure your home is as energy efficient as possible, here are some of the best eco technologies available at the moment:

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