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Day in the Life of Scooter During Spare The Air Season!

Hi friends!

It’s my favorite time of year again – Spare The Air season! Even though we are all excited for the warmer weather, summer vacation, playing outdoors, hanging out by the pool, and going on adventurous trips, we all must remember that with warmer weather comes higher levels of air pollution. This season, I want to take you all through my daily routine and show you how I keep cool, stay healthy, and most importantly, how I help Spare The Air!

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Make Scooter’s Favorite Holiday Crafts at Home!

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AQMD_CBYB_1080x1080The weather outside may be frightful, but at least I can bundle up inside with my cozy sweaters, fuzzy socks, and hot cocoa in hand! These are just a few of the ways I stay warm during the winter, without using my fireplace. It’s important to remember that the reason we don’t burn wood in our fireplace isn’t just to protect the environment, but our health as well. Wood smoke is bad for our health because it contains many of the same chemicals that are in wildfire smoke. It’s like a mini wildfire in our home that pollutes inside our home and outside in our neighborhoods, which can make us sick with illnesses that make us cough or hurt our throats and lungs.

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Celebrate California Clean Air Day by Taking the Clean Air Pledge for Kids!

Hi friends!

California Clean Air Day is being celebrated on Wednesday, Oct. 6 this year and you can help do your part to help keep the air you breathe clean and safe by joining in on the celebration this year. Good air quality is important for everyone, especially kids your age, because your lungs are still developing and are highly sensitive to harmful air pollution.

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It’s Back to School Season! Help Spare The Air by Walking, Biking, or Riding a Scooter to School

Hi friends!

The weather is still warm and the end of summer is near, which means it is almost time to head back to school. My favorite way to get to school is by walking, biking, or riding a scooter (go figure!) – it’s a fun way to get around, and it helps Spare The Air by reducing your trips in the car, too!

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Stay Cool This Summer! Help Spare The Air with Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Hi friends!

Did you hear the “scoop” about my homemade ice cream recipe?

July 18th is National Ice Cream Day, and what better way to celebrate than by making delicious ice cream in your own kitchen? You can skip TWO whole car trips to and from the ice cream parlor by making your own recipe at home, and you will help me Spare The Air by driving less! All you need is a few household ingredients before you are ready to make your own ice cream in a bag! Ask an adult for permission first, and then to get started, all you need is cream, sugar, vanilla, ice, and a plastic bag.

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Ride in Style this Spare The Air Season!

Hi Friends!

Now that school is out for summer, you might be thinking of all the fun things you want to do with your extra free time. Riding your bike or scooter to get to a friend’s house, the park, or just for fun is a great way to help Spare The Air by reducing the number of car trips you and your family take because cars release harmful emissions that contribute to air pollution. This summer, I encourage you and your friends to decorate your helmets so you can ride in style and have fun while you help me Spare The Air.

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Tips to Help Scooter Spare The Air This Summer!

Hi Friends!

Summer is right around the corner, which means it’s time for sunny pool days, picnics, and riding bikes around your neighborhood with friends.  However, that also means that Spare The Air season is in full swing in the Sacramento region! The warm weather can create higher levels of ozone air pollution, which is also called “smog”, and it can be especially bad in the afternoon and early evening hours. Ask your parents to download the FREE, Sacramento Region Air Quality app so they can check air quality conditions to make sure air quality is good. That will help enjoy your time outside even more!!

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