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8 Tips to Minimize Car Use and Save Fuel

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By shopping close to home, your car trips will be shorter, so you'll use less gas and save time. You may even be able to get to some stores on foot or by public transportation. Consider shopping at a nearby farmer's market and at stores that use local suppliers. That way you'll be supporting your local economy and reducing the number of heavy trucks traveling long distances.

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