We Earthlings: The Average Commute Produces 23.05 Lbs. of CO2

We Earthlings: The Average Commute Produces 23.05 Lbs. of CO2

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The common commute within the United States produces greater than 23 kilos of carbon dioxide. Reduce your transportation carbon footprint by biking, strolling, carpooling, or taking public transport — even only one or two days per week. If it’s essential to drive, easy car maintenance and driving techniques might help cut back your carbon footprint.

How did we arrive on the numbers on this poster? The U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics reviews the common journey size for work-related journey was 25.9 miles in 2017. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reviews the common passenger automobile emits 404 grams of CO2 per mile.

What connects us all? Nature and our shared relationships by nature. Share We Earthling posters to assist your pals bear in mind the significance of sustainable habits. (Click the picture for a bigger, high-resolution poster.)

The average U.S. commute produces 23.05 pounds of carbon dioxide.

This poster was initially printed on August 13, 2019.

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