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Carbon Charter

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The Carbon Charter 1. Car Care Check the tyre pressure and engine lubricant. Remove roof racks, this can reduce vehicle efficiency by over 10%. GTX Magnatec can improve efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions by 5%. 2. Miser Motors Fuel-efficient cars produce less CO2 per mile. The most efficient vehicles, such as compact hybrids, can produce 0.4 pounds of CO2 per mile. Whereas larger SUVs, a high performance car, produce double this size. 3. ...read more.

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5. Recycling Reasons In many cases, products made from materials require less energy to produce compared with those made from original materials. E.g. it can take almost 75% less energy to make items from recycled steel than it does from new steel. 6. See the Light Efficient light bulbs use less than half the energy to produce the same amount of light than normal bulbs. ...read more.

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8. Green Energy Supplier Sign up to a green energy supplier, who will supply electricity from renewable sources (e.g. wind + hydroelectric power) this will reduce my carbon footprint contribution from electricity to zero. 9. Lose the Heavy Stuff Each 100lbs in your car increases gas consumption by 1-2%. 10. Go on a Tree Spree Planting trees removes carbon from the atmosphere, filters air, and prevents soil erosion. It's best to plant trees native to your area. ...read more.

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