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Daily Actions for Reducing Air Pollution

Maricopa County residents who are looking for a way to help in reducing air pollution can make a significant impact on the level of Phoenix and other Maricopa County cities and towns’ air pollution by committing to be a part of the solution for at least one day a week. These simple actions give residents a meaningful way to contribute to clean air all week long.

Ride your bicycle to places you would normally drive your car. Get some fresh air and save some gas while reducing air pollution.
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Utilize alternate modes of transportation. Consider taking the light rail, bus or vanpool.
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Carpool to as many locations as possible. Riding together decreases the amount of dust and exhaust in the air.
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Reducing air pollution can be as easy as walking to nearby locations instead of driving. Increase the number of steps on your pedometer and improve your health.
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Avoid the drive-thru and go inside to order your food, coffee or prescriptions. You won’t have to wait in a long drive-thru line and you will reduce exhaust emissions.
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Fuel After Dark FridayHot temperatures and gasoline fumes create ground-level ozone. Reduce the effect and refuel your vehicle at night time.
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Sweep your driveway, patio, deck, etc. instead of using a leaf blower. Get some exercise and breathe in fresh air while you burn a few calories.
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