This library of resources will help you understand your business’s carbon footprint and take steps to reduce it.
Created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the WARM tool helps organizations track carbon (GHG) emissions, reductions, energy savings, and economic impact from different waste management practices like recycling, source reduction, anaerobic digestion, combustion, composting, and landfilling.
**We've made a video to walk you through how to use this tool. Check it out by clicking here.
Cool Effect is a nonprofit dedicated to helping individuals and businesses of all sizes reduce their carbon emissions then offset what remains with the highest quality carbon offsets on the planet. They only represent certified projects and then verify them against their own standards- talk about due diligence. If you want to buy offsets, this is the way to go!
Climate Impact Forecast is a tool designed for startups to validate their impact, compare their idea against market alternatives, and help them communicate the results. You can run as many calculations as you like! Access to the tool is made possible through a monthly subscription plan. Training is required to use the tool effectively. Contact us for more details!
These resources have been compiled by PB (yes, they're trying!). The calculator is very user-friendly, even though it's on Excel. It allows you to account for carbon footprint from food, hospitality, promotional items like swag gifts, travel, and the event space itself. Once done, you receive a breakdown of the total carbon emissions of your event based on these categories. Now, you know where to focus your reduction efforts! And if you want to purchase offsets, you know how much to purchase.
What does 3 tonnes of CO2 eq. mean?!
Well, this calculator helps you to contextualize that.
Also created by the US EPA, this calculator allows you to convert emissions data into easy-to-understand metrics like distance travelled in average passenger vehicle or the energy used to power X number of homes.
So how does your website perform in terms of its impact per visitor?
Our friends at HeyLow can help to reduce your website's carbon footprint.