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  • Eco***y Ride Greentantra eco***y tip: RIDE A BIKE! Another ecofriendly message from greentantra to love mother earth! Find more eco tips at: Did you know the bicycle is the most energy-efficient form of travel ever devised? Bicycling is an inexpensive exercise that offers a quiet, energy efficient mode of transportation. By cycling, you'll be reducing energy use and our dependence on fossil fuels. Let's all do our part and bike when possible, even to work! Choosing to commute to work on a bicycle is a great idea for many reasons. One of the main reasons people choose to cycle is for the health benefits that it provides. By riding your bike you: •Reduce air pollution in your County •Save Money Save money •Based on an hourly wage of $10.00, a motorist must work 300 hours per year to pay for his or her annual commute. A bicyclist only has to work about 30 hours per year to operate his or her bike. Environmental Benefits of Cycling - Fewer people cycle per capita in the US than in many other parts of the world, and the US is a leader in petroleum consumption. These high levels of consumption are leading to many negative effects on the environment, such as increased emissions of harmful gases including: •Carbon Dioxide •Carbon Monoxide •Methane •Nitrous Oxide •Volatile Organic Compounds •Hydrofluorocarbon •Perfluorocarbon •Sulfur hexafluoride These emissions are believed to be causing warming through the "greenhouse effect", depletion of the ozone layer, and a reduction ...
  • HFC-Free Vending Machines Lower Carbon Emissions at the House The next time a member of the House of Representatives reaches for a Coke, it will be from a greener vending machine. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer recently joined Chief Administrative Officer Dan Beard, Members of Congress and leaders from Coca-Cola to unveil 35 new climate friendly vending machines for the Capitol buildings including the House, Senate and Visitor's Center. The new vending machines are hydro-fluorocarbon-free (HFC-free) and feature a natural refrigerant gas that substantially reduces direct greenhouse gas emissions by 99 percent. "I am proud of the work by the House Green the Capitol Program to reduce our environmental footprint here on the Hill," said House Majority Leader Hoyer. "I am encouraged that Coca-Cola stepped up to provide these new vending machines, demonstrating how public and private sectors can work together to bring innovative solutions to the marketplace." The House of Representatives is the first location in the US to feature Coca-Cola's new HFC-free vending machines. The new HFC-free cooling technology has approximately 1430 times less global warming impact than the typical HFC refrigerant gas used in the US and will reduce indirect greenhouse gas emissions by more than five tons over the lifetime of the machine. "The conversion to HFC-free vending machines will produce a dramatic reduction in our greenhouse gas emissions over time," said Chief Administrative Officer Beard. "This new technology from Coca-Cola supports the spirit of ...