Thursday, August 21 2008
According to the Indiana Government a few simple steps at home can save you hundreds of dollars and protect Indiana's air, land and water. Here are some simple but important actions that will have the biggest impact on the environment and your wallet:
Maintain Your Vehicle
Annual Savings: $237
With proper maintenance you can reduce your car's emissions and improve gas mileage by up to 5 percent (or up to 35¢ per gallon).
Check your tire pressure.
Replace air filters.
Avoid overfilling the gas tank.
Pay attention to the check engine light.
Avoid idling in drive-through or pick-up lines.