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Ongoing Earth Day Activities—Break the Code for Air Quality

As part of our commitment to a year of Earth Day activities to make small yet powerful changes to our environmental footprint, help reduce air pollution and Code Red air quality days by using green transportation methods such as carpooling, biking, walking, and public transportation.

Cars and trucks are the largest contributors to poor air quality problems. Poor air quality is harmful to everyone, not just people with breathing problems. Code red air quality days represent unhealthy air and are usually the highest rating that most people in the U.S. have exposure to, especially during the summer months. 

Step out of your single-use vehicles and ride-share, take public transportation, bike or walk to work and activities.Benefits from Breaking the Code!

  • Save money on gas and parking fees
  • Save time and let someone else do the driving
  • Save your car by putting fewer miles on it

Interested in learning more? Visit these online sources:

http://www.lung.org/healthy-air/outdoor/air-quality-index.html

http://www.4cleanair.org/

http://www.sustainablecitiesinstitute.org/view/page.basic/class/feature.class/Lesson_Reducing_Pollution_Ridesharing

 

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