Back to school & green friendly

The following is a post from Earth Gauge: Back to School It’s that time – students and teachers are headed back to school! As you and your family get ready to learn, keep these tips in mind for a healthier, greener school year. Travel to school efficiently. Ten to 14 percent of personal vehicle trips made during peak morning commuting hours are taking kids to school. Increased traffic and idling vehicles create air pollutants that can aggravate asthma and other health conditions. The U.S. EPA monitors air quality at schools around the country and looks for ways to improve air…