April 11, 2013 In Blog
We Love You, Earth!
Earth day is nearly upon us! We are certainly fans of ‘green’ transportation, but check out these other fun facts!
Did you know?
- The first Earth day was April 22, 1970.
- San Francisco celebrates its own Earth Day on Spring Equinox, as San Francisco is named after Saint Francis- the patron saint of ecology.
- It takes 15lbs of steel to make an average bicycle compared to 1,800 lbs of steel to make a car.
- You can park 6-20 bikes in a single car parking space.
- Bicycles can actually be constructed from recycled soda cans!
- Milwaukee’s Lakefront Brewery lays claim to the first U.S. certified organic beer, an E.S.B. made in 1996.