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Published on May 4th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Green Shipping with uShip



 
I’ve written about green shipping options a few times here on CleanTechnica, but there’s still a huge lack of green shipping options and, thus, a ton of potential in this field. uShip is basically doing what Shiply does — more efficiently connecting shippers or potential shippers who have extra space in their vehicles with common people who need stuff shipped. It’s benefits the environment, the shippers (they get more money), and the customers (they can pay less). But here’s some more detail on this green shipping option and uShip from Gas2:



uShip Offers A Greener Way To Ship (via Gas 2.0)

Transportation is big business in America, and there are millions of delivery trucks criss-crossing this great nation. Unfortunately, there is no easy solution to making trucking greener. Anti-idling systems, compressed natural gas engines, and aerodynamic trailers are all great ideas, and companies…

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy for the past four years or so. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the Network Manager for their parent organization – Important Media – and he's the Owner/Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.



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