With Earth Day coming up on Monday, April 22, I started thinking about (and appreciating!) how “green” my Airstream is, and how environmentally friendly these shiny silver campers have been for the past 80+ years.
First, nearly 70% of all Airstreams ever made are still on the road today. They’re not taking up space in land fills. Second, they’re constructed primarily of aluminum, which is easy to recycle should the unfortunate need arise. And finally, and maybe most important, they’re aerodynamic, which also means fuel efficient. Whether you’re towing a vintage Airstream or the newest, 2013 Airstream models you’ll save 10 – 20% on fuel costs with every road trip you take!
When I started checking the facts on the fuel efficiency, I found this video showcasing the Airstream performance on a test track. The video says it much better than I can – take a look!
I’ll have more on Earth Day activities as we get closer to April 22nd, but I just had to kick off the “green” discussions with a nod to Airstream!