🌳 The Realistic Guide to Carbon Footprint Reduction

Daniela Passos
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Here are some tips to make your commute 🚗 more climate-friendly: 🚗 Go easy on the gas and brakes — driving efficiently can help to reduce emissions. Drive “like you have an egg under your foot,” recommends Brian West, an expert in fuel and engine research from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which researches energy use and solutions in the United States. 📈 Regularly service your car to keep it more efficient. 🚙 Check your tires. Keeping tires pumped correctly can reduce emissions. “Low tire pressure will hurt your fuel economy,” Mr. West said. 🥶 Air conditioning and intensive city driving can make emissions creep up. Cut down on these as often as possible. 🏋️‍♀️ Don’t weigh your car down with extra things that you don’t need on your trip. 🚶‍♀️Carpool — this way, you’re splitting emissions between the number of people in the car. What are some steps you adopted in your life to reduce your Carbon Footprint?

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Founder, Geneva 🌼
This is a really great discussion topic. Thanks for sharing it. :) In NYC I now almost exclusively walk or bike at least whenever it's possible. 🌎 ❤️
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@justinhauser That is awesome! hey justin, thank you for joining the discussion.
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Working at Marmelab
Hey Daniela! Thank you for opening up this discussion! As sustainability is very important to us at GreenFrame, we identified these easy, day-to-day measures that help you to reduce your carbon digital footprint: 🌍4 easy ways to reduce your digital carbon footprint caused by e-mails: ✅Send links instead of attachments ✅Clean up your mailbox ✅Send big attachments through file transfer platforms ✅Unsubscribe from commercial distribution lists or newsletters that you don’t need 🌍3 easy ways to reduce your digital carbon footprint caused by data traffic and storage: ✅Clean up the data you choose to save regularly ✅Store big files on external hard drives instead of the Cloud ✅Deactivate automatic download from apps such as WhatsApp 🌍3 easy ways to reduce your digital carbon footprint caused at work: ✅Avoid duplication of files saved in different systems ✅Delete documents when they are not useful anymore ✅Eco-design digital services with the help of GreenFrame! 🌍4 easy ways to reduce your digital carbon footprint caused by videos: ✅When streaming, use Wi-Fi instead of 4G ✅Avoid viewing in HD  ✅Favour audio files over videos ✅Or simply try to cut down on streaming and online gaming 🌍4 easy ways to reduce your digital carbon footprint caused by your Hardware: ✅Prolong the life of your devices  ✅Turn off your computer when you leave ✅Set your computer to go into sleep mode after a few minutes of inactivity ✅Switch off your Wi-Fi when you’re not at home 🌍3 easy ways to reduce your digital carbon footprint caused by internet surfing: ✅Use eco-friendly search engines like Ecosia.org ✅Do limited searches: perform your searches within a relevant website rather than on the entire web ✅Use Favourites or History instead of searches I hope you found these tips useful.