Reduce car ownership
The majority of time a car is owned it isn’t being used. Parked cars take up space, while requiring an incredible expenditure of resources to create, and maintain them. There is an embedded environmental impact from owning a car from the manufacturing, especially for the extraction of valuable metals used in batteries for electric vehicles. To be net positive, we will need to decrease individual car ownership. Luckily enough, there are loads of ways to do it. Start by thinking about what journeys you need a car for, then think about alternatives - hire cars, car share schemes, bike, electric bike, bus or train. Then plan to reduce the number of cars your family owns over the forthcoming years.