Lifestyle

We all are responsible for climate change and we all must be part of the solution. You can be a leader in the fight against climate change: make a tax-deductible donation to offset your carbon emissions and support carbon reduction projects.

Carbon Offsets

Individual Annual Offset

​52,920 lbs CO2 (24 MT)
$240

Individual Annual Offset

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$240

Couple Annual Offset

​105,840 lbs CO2 (48 MT)
$480

Couple Annual Offset

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$480

Family-of-4 Annual Offset

​211,680 lbs CO2 (96 MT)
$960

Family-of-4 Annual Offset

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$960

Individual Lifetime Offset

3.6 mil lbs CO2 (1632 MT)​
$16,320

Individual Lifetime Offset

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$16320

Reduction Tips

A lot of our emissions come from just being inefficient or not deliberate with our daily decisions. Every day think about how you can reduce your energy and pretty soon you’ll start identifying lots of opportunities.

01 Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.

You’ve heard it before, but it’s still great advice. Manufacturing products produces an average 4-8 pounds of CO2 for every pound of manufactured product.

02 Stop your junk mail

Follow tips to stop the flow of unwanted mail and wasted paper and shipping emissions.

03 Buy locally if possible

Shipping burns fuel. A 5-pound package shipped by air across the country creates 20 pounds of CO2 (3 pounds if shipped by truck).

04 Eat less meat

If you’re already a vegetarian, you save at least 3,000 pounds of CO2 per year compared to meat eaters. If you’re not a vegetarian, just increase the number of vegetarian meals you eat each week by one or two. Also, poultry is less greenhouse gas intensive than beef.

05 Don’t waste food.

Mom was right. About one-quarter of all the food prepared annually in the U.S., for example, gets tossed, producing methane in landfills as well as carbon emissions from transporting wasted food.