Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
A carbon footprint is a measurement of how much greenhouse gas an entity generates over a period of time.
Lower carbon footprints mean lower levels of greenhouse gas are emitted to the environment, which means a lower contribution to global warming.
For individuals and households, your carbon footprint is a measurement of how much greenhouse gas you create through your day-to-day activities.
The main categories of greenhouse gas contributers are:
Get Your Life and Home in Shape
Lowering your carbon footprint is a lot like training for a sporting event. Think of it as more like a marathon than a sprint.
Start with measuring your baseline, and calculate your carbon footprint. Below are three websites that will help you calculate you and and your entire household.
Make a Plan with AMP's Home Energy Efficiency Fitness Program
More Carbon Footprint Reducing Ideas
Drive Less! - Transportation
Waste and Recycling
Especially in these Days of Drought, be smart about how you use water.