Earth Day is Gig’s 6th Birthday!
We've got our dancing shoes on and are ready to celebrate! April 22 is Earth Day, a chance to highlight the environmental movement and sustainability efforts. 🌎💚
It's also Gig's birthday — our 6th year of being your mobility partner. Time flies by when you're Gigging! Thank you to all our Members for joining us on this wonderful journey. 🎂🎉
Earth Day 2023
Every year, around the world, more than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities. It’s the largest civic observance in the world.
Earth Day’s events and actions have led to a variety of successes for our planet, including the planting of millions of trees, cleanup and pollution campaigns, conservation and restoration projects, and more. Read more about Earth Day here.
2023 - Six Years of Gig
💚 Fleet size: Over 925 hybrid and electric cars
💚 Distance driven by Members: Over 55 million miles
💚 Number of trips taken by Members: Over 2.8 million
💚 Number of Members: Over 160,000
💚 Trio satisfaction score: 4.5 out of 5
Today, and every day, we honor our planet. Watch the Gig 6 Year Anniversary video below to learn more about our impact over the last six years.
Here are 20 Things We Can All Do To Make a Difference Every Day 💚
🌎 Utilize eco-friendly transportation methods like bikes and hybrid and electric vehicles (hey, that’s us!)
🌎 Combine trips if possible - grab your groceries while you are out!
🌎 Enjoy (and respect) nature - make sure to pick up and dispose of your trash properly
🌎 Use a refillable water bottle
🌎 Bring reusable bags to the store
🌎 If possible, choose organic and local foods that are in season
🌎 Try to avoid purchasing items with excess packaging
🌎 Turn your water heater down to 120˚F
🌎 Turn off lights and unplug devices when you’re not using them
🌎 Recycle or repurpose as much as possible
🌎 Drive efficiently - use the accelerator lightly, coast to red lights, and stay near the speed limit
🌎 If possible, buy vintage or recycled clothing at consignment shops
🌎 Look for Energy Star products when shopping for appliances, lighting, office equipment or electronics
🌎 Use the cold water cycle for washing your clothes
🌎 Support companies that are environmentally responsible and sustainable
🌎 Have a garden? Consider installing a drip irrigation so that plants receive only what they need
🌎 Insulate and seal your home to reduce drafts and air leaks
🌎 Install low-flow shower heads
🌎 Be mindful of what you really need - downsize what you purchase
🌎 Support your local farmers markets, bulk food stores, and/or community gardens