Environmental Tips - Part Three


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Updated: 6/25/2010 10:39 am Published: 6/02/2009 9:49 am


Buying products made closer to where you live helps reduce carbon emissions that are created when items are shipped.

 

A five-pound package shipped by air across the country creates about 12 pounds of CO2 and 3 ½ pounds if shipped by truck. Buying local products also helps out by keeping money in your community.

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