Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Calculate Your Footprint
In your mission to go green it's a good idea to find out what your current carbon footprint is so you have a starting point for your journey. What's a carbon footprint? It's your impact on the planet based on your lifestyle and daily actions. A great carbon footprint calculator can be found at www.earthlab.com/carbonprofile It calculates your footprint by asking you questions about your home, energy use recycling habits, travel, commute and more. Along the way it gives you great hints to reduce your footprint. After it calculates your footprint, it has pledges you can take to reduce your impact on the environment. It will help you see that every small change you make in your lifestyle can have an impact on the Earth.