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Top 5 Green Road Trip Tips

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Sunscreen: Even though you’re not technically outside, you still need to stay on top of your sunscreen use when you’re in the car. Make sure you’re regularly applying sunscreen, and that you’re picking the safest nontoxic sunscreen for your trip. Safe Mama has an easy sunscreen cheat sheet that lays out what to avoid when choosing a sunscreen. The Environmental Working Group has an entire updated guide to choosing safer sunscreens, including a handy free app for iPhone users. For more tips on how to choose the safest sunscreen, check out the Tips Tuesday guide to sunscreen, “Navigating a Sunscreen Wonderland.”

 

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8:48PM PDT on Jul 15, 2012

thanks

1:19PM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

Great post!

4:48AM PDT on Jun 24, 2012

I don't see why you should put sunscreen when you're in the car. UV light cannot go thorough glas. That's why you can never get a tan through a glass pane.

3:47PM PDT on Jun 23, 2012

These are more like health tips, not Eco friendly tips. All of these things should be applied to everyday life, and certainly not just restricted to longer road trips. I was expecting things more like, don't take your petrol guzzling suv, buy a hybrid. Plan the most efficient route. Really, how is using sanitizing cream environmentally friendly? It's a chemical.

12:37PM PDT on Jun 22, 2012

as much as i agree with those tips and Ashley's additions, its not green tips like i was hoping for. I am taking a two week trip around my state to all the haunted sites this November and i was hoping for some eco friendly driving tips

10:30AM PDT on Jun 22, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

9:52AM PDT on Jun 22, 2012

Thanks for the tips. I do those things on a regular basis.

5:29AM PDT on Jun 22, 2012

good tips, thanks!

5:10AM PDT on Jun 22, 2012

good deal

5:10AM PDT on Jun 22, 2012

good deal

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