By Claire Mitchell in October 2018, this page is also part of Claire’s Corner.

In October 2018, the world’s leading scientists, led by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, issued a “final call” on climate change, stating that the world is completely “off track”.

To avert long-term and irreversible harm to our climate will require “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society”.

According to the report, the world has around 12 years remaining to enact these changes if we want to keep temperature increases to 1.5°.

Currently, the world is on course for a worrying rise of 3° by 2030.

The chart below shows which sectors currently release the most carbon:


While government pressure on big businesses is ratcheting up, what can you and other citizens do to reduce the carbon emissions being released into the world around us?

Below is our guide to the 101 things you can do to cut your carbon footprint in 2018 and beyond.

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1) Compost Organic Waste

Organic waste can be used as manure, and that will eradicate the need for artificial fertilisers. These fertilisers are known to be big polluters of the environment. Composting your artificial waste is not a complicated process. If possible, you can even share the idea with your neighbours and start a compost project together.

2) Get Your Engine Checked

A poorly functioning engine can consume a lot of fuel per kilometre. You should go for all your scheduled maintenance dates and even get your engine tuned up. Your exhaust system should also be checked since it might be leaking the fumes into the engine, and that would reduce gas mileage.

3) Avoid Driving

Vehicles are a leading source of carbon emissions. There are many alternatives to driving, and these include walking and riding a bicycle. You can also choose to carpool to work since that would reduce the number of vehicles on the road at a given time.

4) Plan Your Driving Route

You can easily tell whether a particular route has traffic. Many apps can allow you to view the situation on certain roads. If a certain route is full of traffic, you would be better off using an alternative route. Another alternative would be to use public transport or a bicycle.

5) Drive an Efficient Vehicle

If you have to drive, you should go for a fuel-efficient car. The fuel economy of a car is usually given as a ratio of the distance covered per unit of fuel consumed. Always go for cars that consume little fuel per kilometre covered since they don’t pollute the environment as much.

6) Inflate Your Tyres Correctly

Driving with deflated tyres can reduce your gas mileage by about 3 per cent. Deflated tyres will make you get to your destination late and will increase your carbon emissions per kilometre covered. Before starting your journey, be sure to check whether all your tyres are fully inflated.

7) Lower Vehicle Weight

It is easy to pile useless items in your car. A heavier car will usually use more fuel per kilometre. You should regularly check your car for any extra items and remove them as soon as possible. Some heavy items you can get rid of include golf clubs and other sports equipment.

8) Change Your Driving Habits

Your driving habits can lead to increased carbon emissions and reduced fuel efficiency. One common habit is overspeeding. This can increase your fuel consumption by about 33 per cent. Also, you should avoid accelerating quickly since that can significantly increase your carbon emissions. In the same vein, you should avoid driving too slowly.

9) Reduce Work-Related Trips

It is sometimes necessary to travel for work-related meetings. You should consider using video conferencing apps and software in order to reduce the need for air travel. Some good video conferencing apps include Skype for Business, Join.me, RingCentral Meetings, and Cisco WebEx. Make sure you purchase a plan that is suitable for your business.

10) Home Appliances

It is important to check the energy efficiency of an appliance before purchasing it. It is not always easy to tell how efficient an appliance is. When shopping for these items, you can look for the Energy Star label. This label generally indicates that an item is energy efficient.

11) Use Solar Power

Solar panels will cost you a substantial amount of money initially. However, you will enjoy saving a lot of money in the long run since you will not have monthly electricity bills. Using solar energy is a great way to save the environment while saving your money.

12) Turn Off The Lights

When you leave a room, make sure you switch off all the lights. A big chunk of your home energy use comes from the light bulbs. You should make it a rule in your house to keep all lights off unless there is someone in the room.

13) Change Light Bulbs

LED bulbs are developed to be highly energy efficient. They typically consume 25 to 80 per cent less energy compared to the old models. Also, they last 3 to 25 times longer than traditional bulbs. Although the initial cost of these bulbs is quite high, the energy you save will eventually reduce your expenditure on electricity.

14) Use Cooler Water

A lot of energy is spent heating up water for your clothes. To reduce this expenditure, you should consider washing clothes with cold water. Besides saving energy, you will also be preserving the fabric of your clothes if you choose to wash them in cold water.

15) Clean or Change Air Filters

Dirty or clogged air filters will force your systems to work harder and longer in order to keep the temperature constant. Typically, clean air filters will be about 15 per cent more efficient compared to clogged ones. For this reason, you should consider cleaning or replacing your air filters regularly.

16) Use Natural Light

As much as possible, you should use natural light. During the day, make sure your curtains are open. You can also place mirrors on the side opposite the open window in order to make the room brighter. Natural light will not just help you save energy- it also improves the general mood of the house.

17) Eat Locally

The food industry uses a lot of energy to create and transport food. They have to use energy-intensive methods of cultivating crops, and they also release a lot of carbon when transporting the food. You should eat locally-produced foods to reduce the need for such foods. If possible, grow your vegetables in your small garden.

18) Re-use Plastic Bags

There are many alternatives to plastic shopping bags. However, if you have to, you can use a single plastic bag multiple times. Also, in some stores, employees try to separate different types of good into different plastic bags. You should always decline the additional bag and carry the items together.

19) Reduce Your Water Consumption

When showering or brushing teeth, make sure you turn off the water source when you are not using it. A lot of energy is used to pump water, so you should make a point of reducing wastage of water at home. Consciously turn off the tap a few times and it will become a habit.

20) Re-use Grey Water

A lot of water is wasted as you wait for the warm to heat up to the desired temperature. Instead of letting this water go down the drain, you could install a grey-water catchment system. The water collected can later be used for another purpose like flushing the toilet or even watering the garden.

21) Re-use Cooking Water

Most people throw away their water after cooking. This water can be used for multiple purposes, including the watering of plants. You just need to drain the water into a different container and wait for it to cool. You can then water your plants with the liquid.

22) Shower Faster

It is easy to spend long periods in the shower, especially if the water is at the perfect temperature. Showers use a lot of energy as well as water- many can use 5 gallons of water in a minute. You should limit the time you spend in the shower in order to reduce your water use.

23) Watch Your Water Meter

Your water bill can be an indicator of leaks in the house or even in the garden. If your water bill suddenly went up, you should investigate your faucets to determine whether there is a leak in the house. You can hire a plumber to check your systems for any issues.

24) Fill Washing Machines and Dishwashers

Cleaning a few utensils and clothes at a time can waste a lot of water. Make sure you collect all your dirty utensils and clothes before turning on the machine. If you only have a few things to clean, you can handle the task manually.

25) Avoid Running Water

If you choose to hand wash your dishes, you should keep the sink filled with water. This way, you will not need to let the water run the entire time you wash the dishes. Also, you should consider installing an aerator in your faucet. This can help save water when the tap is running.

26) Change How You Wash Dishes

Washing the cleaner clothes and dishes first will serve multiple benefits. For one, your dirtier dishes and clothes will have more time to soak in the water. More importantly, you will be able to use your rinsing water for a longer period. This will reduce the amount of water you spend.

27) Unplug or Turn Off Appliances

Electronics still consume some power when they are on stand-by mode. After turning off your television, sound system, microwave and other electronics be sure to turn the switch off. The power consumed is even greater if the electronics have parts that light up when on standby mode.

28) Hang Your Clothes

Drying your clothes with a machine can use a lot of energy. You can simply hang your clothes in the sun and take advantage of the free and clean solar energy. Drying your clothes in the sun will also preserve the fabric. This is because they will not roll, stretch or shrink.

29) Use Reusable Coffee Cups

Many people throw away their plastic coffee cups right after they are done with the beverage. This contributes a lot to the pollution of the environment. You can play your part in reducing the disposal of plastic coffee cups by carrying around a reusable tumbler.

30) Avoid Using Straws

Straws are also disposed of after a single use. You should avoid using straws to drink sodas and other drinks. If you have to use a straw, try to find paper straws since they are less harmful to the planet. You should also make a point of eating at restaurants that implement alternatives to plastic straws.

31) Re-use Water Bottles

Many water bottles are thrown away after people finish the water. You don’t need to keep buying water in plastic bottles. In many places, you can refill your old water bottle and enjoy multiple uses of the container. Also, you should try to always buy non-plastic water bottles.

32) Avoid Microbeads

Microbeads have been banned in many parts of the world because of their contribution to the overall carbon footprint. Microbeads are mostly found in items like toothpaste and beauty products. You can avoid this element by checking the ingredients of the items. If it has polyethene or polypropylene, you should avoid it completely.

33) Insulate Your Walls

Insulating your walls will reduce your energy usage since your air conditioning system will not need to work very hard. The warm or cool air will not escape from the room. Also, you should consider insulating the attic since a lot of energy is spent heating or cooling the attic.

34) Use a Voltmeter

A voltmeter is a device which allows you to measure the energy usage of your various appliances and electronics. If, for example, you want to measure the energy used by your computer, you will simply plug the voltmeter to your socket and then plug the computer in.

35) Use Laptops Instead of Desktops

Desktop computers consume a lot of power. Their energy consumption far exceeds that of laptops, even if both devices have similar specs. If possible, you should even switch to tablets and smartphones. A voltmeter can help you observe the difference in power consumption between these devices.

36) Choose Flat Panel Displays

You should use flat panel displays instead of CRT monitors. This is because the flat panel displays are more energy efficient. In fact, the savings you get from using a flat panel display can be enough to buy a new display. Again, using a voltmeter will allow you to see how much energy you are saving or wasting.

37) Avoid Screensavers

Screensavers don’t usually save energy. The energy wastage is even worse if the graphics are colourful. Ideally, you should go for a plain blank screen. A better alternative would be to even turn off the computer completely or simply leave it in hibernation mode.

38) Hibernate Rather Than Standby

Leaving your computer in standby mode will still result in some power usage. If you want to temporarily close your computer, you should set it to hibernate. This way, it will not use a notable amount of power. Also, the computer will still turn on quickly.

39) Turn Off Your Computer

When you’re done for the day, your computer should completely be turned off. Shutting it down will reduce the power consumed by the machine to 0. The power required to start the computer will be quite high, but it is still better than leaving the machine on overnight.

40) Go For Inkjet Printers

InkJet printers are more energy efficient compared to laser printers, and that is why they should always be your go-to machines. In fact, a laser printer can use a lot more energy than your computer. The most efficient printer on the market is Dot Max, but it is almost obsolete.

41) Refill Your Cartridges

Cartridges are definitely not biodegradable. They will sit in landfills for many years to come. A better way to get rid of old cartridges would be to give them back to recycling stores. Some places will even give you generous rebates for your recycling efforts.

42) Keep Office Equipment Switched Off Until Needed

Many people tend to turn the printer on when they use the computer, and this can greatly waste electricity. Printers generally use a lot of energy, even when they are not being used. You should only turn the printer on when you need to use it.

43) Keep Electronics in Service For Longer

You should always take care of your electronics since a lot of energy goes into the making of these appliances. Also, many natural resources are used in the manufacturing process, including hard-to-produce rare metals. You can make your machines last longer by sourcing replacement parts and using the services of a local repairer.

44) Recycle Electronic Equipment

Electronics should never be thrown in the same pit as other organic wastes. There are many shops that accept old and spoilt computers. You can take your devices to these shops when their life is over. These places will usually sell the parts to manufacturers so they can be recycled.

45) Donate or Sell Equipment

If your electronics still have some life left in them, you should consider reselling them at a lower price. Alternatively, you can give them away to people in need. This way, you will not pollute the environment with a lot of e-waste. Also, you will be reducing the number of people buying new electronics.

46) Print on Both Sides of Paper

In many cases, printing on both sides of the paper would be perfectly fine. Many people just habitually print on one side. This does not make it easier to read the material- it only uses more paper. You can read on how to print on both sides in order to avoid errors.

47) Use Recycled Paper

Paper is made from one of our most valuable resources. The production of paper is also highly energy intensive, and it results in a lot of greenhouse gas emissions. Using recycled paper will reduce the production of paper and also save the trees. Recycling your own paper will also increase the space in landfills.

48) Vacuum Your Fridge

Cleaning your freezer to remove dust can reduce your energy consumption by about 6 per cent per year. Vacuuming the freezer should be done twice or thrice per year. Your areas of focus here should be the coils at the back of the fridge or freezer.

49) Replace the Fridge/Freezer Rubber Seal

Opening and closing the door of your fridge will eventually lead to the wearing of the rubber seal. This means warm air will be able to continuously enter your fridge, and this will reduce the efficiency of your appliance. Make sure you replace this seal as soon as it gets worn out.

50) Keep the Fridge Away From Heat Sources

Keeping your fridge near heat sources will force it to work harder in order to keep the food cool. When planning out your kitchen, make sure you place the fridge away from ovens and other appliances that emit heat. You should also put it away from direct sunlight.

51) Let Your Leftovers Cool Down

Putting hot or warm food in your fridge will increase the temperature in your appliance. It is best to let your food cool for some time before putting it in the fridge. That way, the freezer will not work hard to lower the temperature of the interior.

52) Use In-door Water and Ice

If your fridge has an in-door feature, you should use it often so that you don’t keep opening the door to your fridge. Using this feature will not just reduce your energy usage- it can even make your appliance last longer. You can also choose to buy a portable ice maker.

53) Defrost Freezer

Leaving frost to accumulate on your fridge can affect the coils and force the appliance to work harder. To avoid this, you should defrost your freezer as soon as you notice a significant buildup. If you do not defrost, your fridge will have a harder time keeping the temperatures low.

54) Choose Your Car Washer Carefully

Some car wash places reuse their water, others use low-pressure water systems, so you will be saving the environment if you let them clean your vehicle. If you choose to do it yourself, make sure you handle the task on the lawn since you will be watering the grass at the same time.

55) Don’t Overuse the Garden Hose

Hoses are big wasters of water. With this equipment, you can easily waste more than 10 gallons of water in a minute. Make a point of turning off the water when it is not in use. Alternatively, take the vehicle to a car wash that reuses water.

56) Avoid Defrosting Food With Water

Many people defrost their food with running water, and that can greatly increase the overall water wastage at the end of the month. Ideally, you should take your food out of the fridge early and let it sit at the top of your counter. This method is slower, but it is more environmental-friendly.

57) Choose Appliances With Low Wattage

Low wattage means the product uses less energy per hour. All electronics will display the amount of power they consume in a given period of time, and that should guide you when selecting a product. An item that is labelled as 1000 Watt-hours uses 1 KW in an hour.

58) Don’t Use Paper Towels

Avoid using paper towels to clean up small messes. This is because they have to be discarded after a single use. Instead, you should use a washable towel that can be used multiple times. It is important to clean your reusable towels before using it on another task.

59) Use Hankerchiefs Instead of Tissue

If you have a cold, you should carry around a handkerchief instead of tissue papers. As mentioned earlier, paper is made from a highly valuable resource, and wasting it is harmful to the environment. If you need to blow your nose, use your re-usable handkerchief.

60) Buy Used Goods Where Possible

Second-hand shops have hundreds of items that can be reused. If you don’t feel confident buying second-hand electronics, you can search for refurbished ones. They even come with commendable warranties. Buying second-hand products will reduce the amount of trash that goes into landfills. Also, there will be less non-biodegradable waste

61) Switch From Paper to Ebooks

Unless you need to archive a book, you don’t need it in hard copy. A paper book will usually be read only once, and then it will have to be discarded, and this means a lot of paper is wasted. E-books, on the other hand, can simply be deleted with no waste.

62) Minimize Your Use of Power Hungry Kitchen Appliances

Another way to reduce the heat output is to follow recipes that don’t require the use of an oven or stove. With such recipes, you will be able to make your food indoors without using extra energy to cool the indoor atmosphere. A good example would be a recipe that allows you to serve tomatoes in a salad.

63) Make Use of a Microwave

Microwaves can be used to do more than just warm food. You can actually cook entire meals in your microwave. An advantage of microwaves is the fact that they don’t emit a lot of heat. This means you can comfortably use them to cook food in summer without overworking your air conditioning.

64) Use a Slow Cooker

Just like a microwave, a slow cooker will make your meals perfectly without emitting a lot of heat. That way, your air conditioning system will consume a normal amount of energy. With a slow cooker, you will have to prepare meals for about 6 hours before your normal meal time.

65) Batch Cook Your Food

Instead of making a single meal at a time, you can make a few days’ worth of food at a time. This way, you will have to cook less frequently, meaning your kitchen can stay cool for longer periods. Batch cooking your food will also reduce the number of trips you make to the store.

66) Try to Use Your Electricity in the Daytime

Daytime electricity is often produced from solar power which is added to the national grid. Mornings and evenings are when the national grid uses more carbon producing sources of power production such as gas and coal power stations.

67) Make or Buy Freezer Friendly Meals

The best way to reduce the heat in your house in summer is to avoid cooking entirely. Buying or making freezer-friendly meals will allow you to reheat your food in the microwave when you need to eat. This way, the energy released will be minimal and your air conditioning unit will work normally.

68) Choose Newer Electronics

Electronics like TVs, computers and refrigerators are continuously being developed to be more energy efficient. If you are planning on purchasing new electronics, make sure you go for the latest models. If necessary, sell your old appliances and save more energy with the new ones.

69) Use a Ceiling Fan

A ceiling fan can considerably reduce the temperature of your house. This will allow your air conditioning unit to work with less energy. You can install the fans in all your rooms since the cool air can quickly get warmed by warmer air from other rooms.

70) Use Motion Detectors

If your family members can’t learn how to switch off lights when leaving rooms, you can install motion detectors. These gadgets automatically turn the lights on when someone enters the room, and they will turn the lights off when they no longer detect any motion.

71) Install a Dimmer

A light dimmer can allow you to control the brightness of your light bulbs. Some dimmers can be controlled by smartphone apps, and that means you will be able to turn off or reduce the energy use of your light bulbs when you are far from home.

72) Use a Programmable Thermostat

Switching your old thermostat for a new programmable device can reduce your energy consumption by up to 30 per cent. It is important to learn how to program the thermostat correctly. Choosing an app-based system where you can make changes to the schedule, even when you’re away from home is preferable.

73) Position the Thermostat Carefully

Your thermostat should be in a position where it can accurately read the temperature of the room. You should not place it in direct sunlight or near ovens since it will read very high temperatures and trigger the air conditioning unit to cool the room. That will result in more energy usage.

74) Use Your Dishwasher Correctly

Of course, using the dishwasher wrongly will mean you still have to wash your dishes again. That will result in more energy usage. Before placing your dishes in the machine, make sure you run them under tap water to remove bits of food. Your silverware should be placed in the designated rack.

75) Clean Your Dryer Vent

You should clean your dryer vent at least once every year. This will drastically reduce your energy bill since the machine will run more efficiently. In addition, a very dirty dryer vent can become a fire hazard. For these reasons, you should not put off the cleaning of your drier.

76) Buy a Low-Flow Shower Head

Buying a low-flow showerhead can save you gallons of water, and this will reflect in your monthly water bill. Ideally, you should go for a showerhead with a flow rate of fewer than 2.5 gallons per minute. With these showerheads, you can reduce your water usage by up to 60 per cent.

77) Eat Less Meat

Giving up meat can significantly reduce your carbon footprint. Vegans have actually been noted to have significantly lower carbon emissions compared to meat eaters. If you are not willing to give up meat entirely, you can reduce your consumption and opt for plant-based protein more often.

78) Avoid Stores That Use Excess Amounts of Plastic

If possible you should buy your food from stores that package food in degradable papers. Places that package food excessively should also be avoided since they contribute a lot to wastage of resources. By shopping at environmental-friendly stores, you will be encouraging other places to adopt similar practices.

79) Eat at “Farm to Table” Restaurants

Many restaurants have a farm to table policy. This means their foods are organic and are sourced from local farms. Eating at such restaurants will reduce your overall carbon footprint, albeit indirectly. The food you eat will not be transported for long distances and will not be grown using dangerous chemicals.

80) Store Your Food Properly

People throw away a lot of food, and this is usually because they don’t know how to properly preserve their food. Before buying a certain product, make sure you know exactly how to store it so it does not go bad quickly. There are certain websites which will also teach you how to store food.

81) Forget Sell-By Dates

Food items always come with a sell-by-date on the label. It is important to note that the sell-by-date has nothing to do with the safety of the food. It only means your food will not be top quality after that date, and that is not a good enough reason to throw food away.

82) Buy Food That is in Season

Buying food that is in season means your food will not need to be transported long distances. By extension, that will reduce the amount of carbon emitted to the environment. Food that is in season is most likely sourced locally or even grown by your grocery shop.

83) Reduce the Amount of Food You Buy in One Go

If you throw away a lot of food on a regular basis, you should consider reducing the amount of food you buy. You should also avoid serving too much food. Any leftovers should be stored properly so that they don’t go bad. Don’t just store leftover food- make sure you eat it eventually.

84) Keep Track of What You Throw Away

Keeping track of the food you throw away will guide you in your future shopping sessions. If you always throw a particular food away, you should reduce the amount you buy since it will clearly not be eaten. You can also choose to increase the purchase of foods which are never thrown away.

85) Reduce Lawn and Garden Watering

Most people use water sprinklers to water their lawns. These sprinklers will work as scheduled, even when it is raining, and this is highly wasteful. Once in a while, you should water the lawn with used water. For example, you can use greywater or rainwater that was collected from the roof gutters.

86) Flush With Less Water

Installing a modern toilet that uses less water is a great option. Alternatively, you can reduce the amount of water used by placing a jug of water in the tank. This way, the tank will fill up with less water and you will be able to flush without a lot of wastage.

87) Get a Rain Barrel

Rain barrels allow you to take advantage of water which was going to get wasted anyway. Rainwater has been noted to have multiple benefits to plants. The water is highly oxygenated and free of inorganic ions. Rain barrels also allow you to water your plants during water shortages.

88) Recycle Your Clothes

You don’t need to throw clothes away just because they don’t fit you. Instead, you can donate them to charities and reduce the amount of waste from your home. If you are not willing to donate them, you can sell them at throwaway prices.

89) Buy Sustainably Manufactured Clothing

Many stores sell sustainably manufactured clothing. This means that their production process is environmentally friendly. The clothing industry is known to use crude means of production, including the unfair treatment of workers. Buying clothes from ethical companies can encourage other players in the industry to change their practices.

90) Use Rechargeable Batteries

The disposal of batteries accounts for a large amount of dangerous and non-biodegradable waste. To reduce your battery waste, you should go for rechargeable ones. These will still get depleted, but you will use them for longer. When the batteries get depleted, you can give them to recycling shops.

91) Refill Lighters

You don’t need to throw your lighter away after a single use. You can refill it at many local stores, usually for a very small price. This will reduce the amount of plastic waste in landfills. Many lighters are designed to run for brief periods, and replacing them can significantly increase your carbon footprint.

92) Turn Off The Burner Early

You can save electricity by turning off the burner early. The burner will still release some heat which will allow you to cook your meal normally. This trick works with most meals. You should confirm whether it can work with your specific meal since some foods will be completely destroyed under low heat.

93) Use Fibre and Chipboards Instead of Real Wood

Real timber is taken from forests in several locations around the world, shipped to countries with cheap labour, such as China, and then shipped to the final destination. This process produces cheap, mass-made products but creates an excessive amount of carbon. Buy cheaper man-made fibreboards instead.

94) Reduce the Use of Soaps and Detergents

Many people use a lot of soap to wash dishes. More soap use generally means you have to increase your water usage in order to rinse the utensils. Ideally, you should mix one cup of water with one tablespoon of dishwasher soap. Your cleaning sponge should then be dipped into the mixture.

95) Use Battery Powered Hoovers

These low-powered vacuums are much more efficient than mains powered devices which use much more electricity. Battery powered hoovers are perfect for day-to-day cleaning where a “deep clean” isn’t always required.

96) Reduce the Work of Your Air Conditioner

During warmer months, you should keep your windows closed at all times. Also, make sure the blinds and shades are closed. In cool months, you can open the blinds and shades to let in some natural heat. This will significantly reduce the energy used by your air conditioning system.

97) Participate in a Carbon Offset Scheme

Carbon offset schemes allow you to invest in low carbon technologies and green projects to offset your carbon use. These schemes are sometimes offered by airlines and other transport and even energy companies.

98) Consider Installing a Wind Turbine

If you have enough land and you have a suitable location, that is windy enough, consider installing a wind turbine. These devices come in a wide range of sizes and can help you reduce the amount of electricity you pull from the main national grid.

99) Switch to a Green Energy Tariff

Green energy tariffs are available in many countries and while they’re more expensive than a traditional tariff, you can be sure that your power comes from low carbon sources and your money is being invested in green technologies.

100) Only Travel With Airlines That Have New Aircraft in Their Fleet

Old passenger planes up to 15 years old are up to 35% less efficient than newer planes manufactured with modern engines and lightweight materials. Research your chosen airline and explore the aircraft in their fleet, you may be surprised at how old some aircraft are.

101) Get Ahead of the Pack and Buy a Battery Powered Car

Needless to say, the future of road travel is obviously battery powered cars. Take the leap early and ditch the old combustion engine now and you’ll save hundreds, perhaps even thousands of kilos of carbon from entering the atmosphere and polluting the environment.

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