Five New Green Travel Innovations

Green energy is currently one of the world’s fastest growing industries… and according to the International Energy Agency, it will soon replace natural gas as the second leading power source by the year 2016. Renewable energy sources, including hydroelectric power, make up the most rapidly developing sectors of the electricity generation industry. In fact, it’s been estimated that its prevalence will jump by a staggering 40 percent in the five years to come. In the United States alone, green energy was used to generate 12 percent of the country’s electricity,…

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10 Tips for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint While You Travel

Reducing your carbon footprint is a lifestyle choice both at home and while vacationing. The good news is that traveling in an environmentally-friendly way is easier than you might think. Here are 10 eco-travel tips that can help you and your family travel in a more eco-friendly way: 1. Avoid Plastic Water Bottles Plastic water or juice bottles are a big pollution problem in many natural spaces. Bring your own reusable water bottle to refill while traveling. 2. Fly Green Choose the most fuel-efficient aircraft you can when flying, such…

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