Green

What is CA DMV doing for Greener Driving?

For better and for worse, California tends to lead the pack when it comes to environmental issues, and that's certainly the case when it comes to the California DMV. Luckily, rather than a whole series of unaffordable fines and fees, the DMV tends to use a little more carrot and a little less stick to encourage more environmentally sound driving. Here are a few of the programs they have in play: Decals California uses a decal system, offering drivers white and green decals. White decals are awarded Read more [...]

Go Green: Finding Nature in a City

The benefits of city living are clear, with the number of people living in cities expected to double by 2050. From being within close proximity of everything you could possibly need to have access to diverse entertainment, cities draw people from far and wide. However, there’s nothing quite like the relaxing feeling you get when you immerse yourself in nature. And studies have even demonstrated that losing your connection with nature can have an adverse effect on your happiness and overall Read more [...]

How to Start Travelling Greener for More Sustainable Travel

Sustainability and eco-friendly approaches are now considered important factors in most aspects of our lives. In particular, commuting and travel are seen as the biggest contributors of carbon emissions which is enough to make any eco-conscious traveller feel a little uneasy. But thankfully it is possible to enjoy the adventure of your travels and getaways while still making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of our beautiful world. In this post I will share with you six easy ways to travel Read more [...]

3 Tips to Make Your Road Trip More Eco-Friendly

One of the great things you can do in life is to take a road trip. I mean, think about it for a second. You’ll get to see parts of the world you’d otherwise never see if you travelled by plane somewhere, you’re on the ground and you’re experiencing everything as it is, there and then as you drive past it. There’s no aerial views, there’s no crying baby noises in the background, just you, your friends/family/partner, and the world as it was meant to be seen, from the ground. Travel is Read more [...]

Cutting Costs and Emissions When Travelling Through Spain

Travelling can be very expensive, and most options aren’t green either. It is possible to travel in a green and low-cost way though - here’s how.   Travel by Rail   Train travel is a great way of getting around Spain if you’re looking to travel the length and breadth of the country. Going between cities by bus is possible and maybe slightly cheaper, but you’ll spend a lot longer traveling. And that means you’ll have a lot less time to do the fun things.   If Read more [...]

The Facts About Electric Cars

With so much misinformation uttered about electric cars and so many claims and counter-claims put forth about their environmental friendliness, it’s important that if you want to enter the market for an electric car, you have all the information and all the facts. It’s a fast growing market in developed nations, with thousands of plug-in and all-electric vehicles sold in the United States alone every single month. And there are compelling reasons why electric cars are proving so popular, given Read more [...]