Macalester Sustainability Office
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How To Be Sustainable in a City

What can you do to limit your carbon footprint in a city?

  • Use public transportation! Using public transportation can greatly reduce ones carbon footprint.

  • Ride your bike! The Twin Cities have great bike lanes and bike accessible streets.

  • Support your local park! Green spaces in cities are incredibly important, as they help clean the CO2 from the air.

  • Support sustainable energy! You can do this by investing in technology like solar panels, or simply supporting companies that do.

  • Eat local! Transporting food greatly affects carbon dioxide levels.

  • Eat less meat! Animals contribute much CO2 and Methane into the environment, as well as using a huge amount of water.