how to reduce your carbon footprint

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Everyone has a responsibility to reduce their individual carbon footprint, and there are lots of ways to do so.

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[Ecological Footprint]: how to reduce your carbon footprint!  #ecoViVaCity – by CarbonFund.org – Reduce What You Can, Offset What You Can’t.™ That’s our motto, and we’re proud of it.  Everyone has a responsibility to reduce their individual carbon footprint, and there are lots of ways to do so.  We encourage everyone to think about their lifestyle decisions and find opportunities to reduce their climate impact.  You can get partway to carbon neutrality through how you live your life, i.e., reducing your carbon footprint, and get the rest of the way there by supporting Carbonfund.org’s carbon offset projects. The biggest carbon footprint from any event is the transportation. Try holding the wedding in a location central to most guests. If that’s not possible, use Carbonfund.org’s wedding calculator to offset the travel and hotel impact. Here are some good ways to start. Did you know that the energy used to produce, deliver and dispose of junk mail produces more greenhouse gas emissions than 2.8 million cars? You can dramatically reduce your junk mail through the service of our nonprofit partner 41pounds, which will contact dozens of direct mail companies to remove your name from lists, including catalogs you specify. The cost is $41 for everyone in your household for five years.  With the world’s growing reliance on the Internet, the office is becoming a major driver of climate change.  The energy required to power all the world’s computers, data storage, and communications networks is expected to double by 2020.  ePlusGreen offers free technology that monitors and can help to minimize energy usage from computers and office networks, thus reducing carbon emissions.   Here are some more ideas to get you started on your zero-carbon journey: – Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Car- Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Travel- Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Air Travel- Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Home- Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Wedding- Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Office- Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Life

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