The environmental impact of aviation has become more and more under the spotlight in recent years. To help sustain the environment, virtually all airlines take part in some form of recycling, albeit some better than others. They’ve also figured out all kinds of crazy ways to lighten their load so they use up less energy in flight. Frontier has even gone a step further and advertised how green it is.
It looks like British Airways is taking the lead though – they’ve just submitted plans to build a plant which will turn everyday trash into jet fuel that will eventually power its planes.
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The Walt Disney Company has always been a master of innovation. From the first feature-length animated movie to the first theme park made for families to enjoy together, they’ve been ahead of the curve for almost 100 years. So it should be no surprise that they’re doing all sorts of things in their theme parks to make their carbon footprint smaller and inventing and using alternative methods of energy to run their parks. Here are some examples:
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The modern marvel known as flight is just amazing. I mean seriously, 100 years ago, could anyone ever dream that one day we’d be flying around the world in less time than it takes to drive from New York City to El Paso?
Of course, these superlong flights can potentially leave us with a few problems…spending multiple hours on a plane can put us at risk of catching whatever illnesses our fellow passengers have. Sitting for so long can make your legs swell up, or possibly even develop a DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis – a.k.a. blood clot in your leg). You’re going to be in a different time zone from what your body is used to (hello, jet lag!). And honestly, just being stuck on a plane for so many hours kind of saps people of energy.
But then you land and you usually have to do…something. Go to work. Start sightseeing. Visit with family. Whatever. So you really want to get back on a normal keel as quickly as you can. Here are some ways to do it.
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