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Environmental Fact of the Week

(4 October 2019)

Did you know … week commencing 7 October is National Liftshare Week?

A typical commuter can save around £900 a year sharing. So why not join a car share scheme today and see how much you could save. Full details are available on the Greenspace car share website.

A car sharing scheme is available at the University or you could join the CarShare Durham Liftshare scheme. Why should you get involved in Car Sharing?

  • It saves you money on fuel and other running costs
  • It helps you do your bit for the environment by cutting your carbon footprint
  • It is free to join
  • It can be used for any type of journey at any time, making it the cheapest and most flexible form of transport
  • It makes boring solo journeys sociable and fun
  • You don't even need a car to sign up to be a car sharer. Many members are willing to do the driving in return for a contribution to their fuel costs and some friendly company!

Why not see how much you can save by using Liftshare savings calculator

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