Have you ever really thought about the size of your carbon footprint? The amount of greenhouse gas emissions your lifestyle is responsible for? So many of our daily activities are needlessly inefficient, releasing CO2 into the atmosphere–and we may not even realize it!
If you’re curious, you can calculate your carbon footprint here. Or get the kids involved with this fun calculator! Bigger than you thought it would be? Or are your a green machine? No matter what, there’s always more we could be doing to make our lives more eco-friendly.
Here are 20 ways you can start reducing your carbon footprint right now:
1. Buy locally produced goods and services.
2. Make compost.
3. Say goodbye to bottled drinks. (And hello to SodaStream!)
4. Hang your wash on a clothesline when you can.