The Perfect Gentleman Issue 6 - Page 23

A Green Way to Travel by Paul Ernst We all like to travel and traveling has never been so easy. We travel for many reasons but have we thought of the environmental impact this kind of lifestyle can have on Mother Earth? Keeping “Green Travel” in mind, we put together some tips for your next trip. 10 Tips to Travel Greener 1. Pack light The more weight planes, trains, buses have to carry, the more fuel they use, and the more greenhouse gases are emitted into the atmosphere. 2. Turn off – and unplug! – lights and electronics Turning off electronics saves on the electricity bill and cuts down on energy usage. To go even further, unplug all electronics, since they can leach power even when they are not turned on. Traveling Gentleman 23