Dangerous Catch Dirty Secrets Additional Episodes
TV Schedules About the Project For Educators Feedback border
National Geographic's Strange Days on Planet Earth
Get Involved
Little changes... with big results. border

Please note that links marked with Off-site Link are off-site links and will open in a new browser window.

PBS's Terms of Use.

  » Rate this yourself     I Like This! - give this idea a Thumbs-Up!
  » Make a Promise to use in your daily life
Take care washing your car

Why should I do this?

Washing your car in the driveway allows soap and other chemicals to run into storm sewers that empty into streams, rivers and eventually the oceans.

For more information on why this issue is a problem, see the Troubled Waters information on this website.

How can I do this?

Washing you car on the lawn will allow the water to soak into the grass and soil — reducing the pollution of our waterways. Use non-toxic cleaners whenever possible. To learn more, check out The Clinton River Watershed Council's guide to Boat and Auto Car Off-site Link.

Site Credits   |   Privacy Policy
© Copyright National Geographic Television & Film. All rights reserved.