Take Charge tip of the month: Don't idle your car

May 04, 2009

An idling car releases two times the amount of fumes that a car in motion does. And with the current high gas prices, you wouldn’t want to waste the 26 gallons of gas every year anyway. This could reduce your carbon footprint by 524 pounds each year.

To learn more ways to conserve resources, visit http://www.takecharge.psu.edu/ways.shtml.

For more information, contact Lydia Vandenbergh, marketing assistant for Penn State’s Sustainability Office.

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Last Updated May 08, 2009