Formula 1: Plans to be carbon neutral by 2030

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F1 organisers say they want to make all their events sustainable by 2025

Formula 1 said it wants to become carbon neutral by 2030.

Being carbon neutral means removing as much carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as you put into it.

F1 organisers want to wipe out their carbon footprint at race tracks and help fans get to their events in greener ways.

Racing bosses also want their events to be sustainable by 2025 and say they'll get rid of single-use plastics and ensuring all waste is reused, recycled or composted.

As part of their target to become carbon neutral, F1 said it wants to create the "world's first net zero-carbon hybrid internal combustion engine" - an engine that doesn't create a lot of carbon dioxide.

Earlier this year F1 star Lewis Hamilton said he wants to be carbon neutral by the end of 2019.

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Lewis Hamilton is making an effort to reduce his carbon footprint

He spoke to journalists about his growing concerns over the environment and said he has changed aspects of his lifestyle to try to help cut his carbon footprint, which has included selling his private plane and introducing a ban on plastics in his daily life.

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