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The Green Life: Green Your Car: Warm It Up Manually

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January 20, 2011

Green Your Car: Warm It Up Manually

Defrosting Car Driving is one of the least green modes of transportation, but there are ways of being eco-friendly even while in a car. This week’s tips will help you have less of an impact the next time you have to drive.

Tip #3: Manually Defrost the Car During Winter

Dealing with frost on the car windows can be a hassle, and unfortunately, most people tend to get rid of it by sitting inside their cars while they warm up. Instead, reduce carbon dioxide by manually clearing the frost using an ice scraper and some elbow grease. Not only will this defrost your car in a more eco-friendly manner, but it’s a great way to warm yourself up as well. If you have to park your car outside overnight, cover up the windshield with a piece of cardboard. It’ll prevent frost from forming and save you and the environment a whole lot of grief the next morning.

Share your tips: How do you keep your car warm during winter?

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