EPA "Save Gas" Bumper Sticker

During the gas shortages of the 1970s, American motorists were encouraged to reduce highway speed in order to cut fuel consumption and automobile emissions. The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency issued this red, white, and blue bumper sticker in the shape of a flag during the 1976 Bicentennial to promote patriotism and support for this unpopular idea.
Currently not on view
Object Name
bumper sticker
date made
issued date
associated institution
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
red, white, blue (overall color)
overall: 3 in x 12 in; 7.62 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Environmental Movement
Government, Politics, and Reform
Environmental History
Environmental History
See more items in
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Environmental History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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