Average American’s household CO2 footprint based on the stuff you buy:
- Individual: 5 metric tons per year;
- Couple: 10 metric tons per year;
- Family (4 pers): 16 metric tons per year;
- Large Family (6 pers): 24 metric tons per year.
The stuff you buy each day—from clothes & furniture pieces to services such as healthcare & haircuts—create unavoidable CO2 emissions. With this offset, you will reduce the carbon footprint of your household shopping and support sustainable projects around the US that preserve forests, & enhance wildlife habitat, generate wind energy, turn waste into power, and enhance energy efficiency in schools.
This offset supports projects that have been vetted by the American Carbon Registry, Verified Carbon Standard, and the Climate Action Reserve.
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