How to Limit Your Travel Carbon Footprint

| February 21, 2020

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Let’s make smart travel choices. Welcome to MojoTravels, and today we're discussing how to limit your carbon footprint. For this list, we’re looking at various sacrifices and choices, both big and small, that you can make to help reduce the negative impact that your traveling has on the environment.

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Here at Collette, we’ve been guided travel experts for nearly 100 years. We offer more than 160 tours to destinations on all seven continents. Drawing on our rich history, we are driven by our values of caring more and doing more for our guests. Our Headquarters are located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island with divisions in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.

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Collette

Here at Collette, we’ve been guided travel experts for nearly 100 years. We offer more than 160 tours to destinations on all seven continents. Drawing on our rich history, we are driven by our values of caring more and doing more for our guests. Our Headquarters are located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island with divisions in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.

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