Earth Day + Gig’s 5th Birthday = 🎉
Earth Day is April 22! It's an important day which marks the efforts and actions of the environmental movement worldwide and celebrates our earth. And, this year, along with celebrating Earth Day we are celebrating our 5th year of being your mobility partner. Thanks to all of our Members who have been on this journey with us! 🎊
Earth Day 2022
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.
2022 - Five Years of Gig
💚 Fleet size: Over 1,000 hybrid and electric cars - One study found that each free-floating, one-way carsharing vehicle removed 7-11 vehicles from the road in cities studied. Click here to read more.
💚 Distance driven by Members: Over 40 million miles
💚 Number of trips taken by Members: Over 2 million trips
💚 Number of Members: Over 130,000 Members
💚 Satisfaction score: 4.5 trip satisfaction score
Today, and every day, we honor our planet. Watch the Gig 5 Year Anniversary video below to learn more about our impact over the last five 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