Our Food’s Footprint.

Elephant Journal

Our Food’s Footprint We seldom think of the water footprint of our food, at least I don’t, but an interesting graph I recently saw really opened my eyes. Water footprint is important because often it is the case that land is not allocated for growing with this consideration in mind. For example, the food with […].

Carbon Footprint – Summer Travel

Green Home Blog

Carbon Footprint – Summer Travel. For the remainder of the summer why not re-adjust your carbon footprint summer travel plans. Amtrak is a huge proponent of carbon footprint reduction implementing electric trains (The Acela) and regenerative braking technology.

SMALL FOOTPRINT GARDENING

Green (Living) Review

Small-Scale Gardening How will my blog, Small Footprint Gardening, mesh with GRIT Magazine and the rural lifestyle? After all, you’re more than likely on a few acres and don’t really need small-scale gardening methods. I hear you, but hear my out.

Reducing Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

Living Green & Saving Energy

Did you know that your home has a carbon footprint? Appliances, water consumption, heating, cooling and electricity usage are just a few of the ways it contributes to its carbon footprint. green home green home audit saving energy saving money energy saving home Home Carbon FootprintReducing or modifying your home’s reliance on fossil fuels will not only be beneficial to the environment, but also reduces your utility bills, saving […].

What is Your Water Footprint?

Green Home Blog

What is Your Water Footprint? Most of us know what a carbon footprint is. That is, if you drive a car today to get to work, and have done so for the last year, your carbon footprint is unlikely to change until you retire. What is your water footprint?

Tips to Shrink Your Business’ Carbon Footprint

Living Green & Saving Energy

In addition to increased productivity, reducing your carbon footprint can help reduce your costs and overall expenses. Companies that go green are also more productive, according to researchers from UCLA and the University of Paris-Dauphine. According to the EPA, companies worldwide have saved millions simply by upgrading their air conditioning chiller installations. Going green doesn’t […].

The environmental footprint of recycled products

Green (Living) Review

It leaves a huge environmental footprint, however.

What is a carbon footprint?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A carbon footprint is “the total set of greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions caused by an organization, event or product”. The concept name of the carbon footprint originates from ecological footprint discussion.

What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

Green Home Blog

What Is Your Carbon Footprint? What Is a Carbon Footprint? The term carbon footprint refers to the amount of greenhouse gas released by a person or community. This means that each of us has our own carbon footprint – when you drive a car, turn on a light, or cook dinner you’re contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. It’s also possible to calculate the carbon footprint for particular countries or industries. How Can I Reduce My Carbon Footprint?

Sweating Off a Bicycle’s Carbon Footprint

Wend Magazine

How Big is Your Plastic Footprint? File this one under ‘things it’s easy to forget about.’

Modeling Pollution’s Footprint on Coral Reefs

Nature Conservancy - Science

Researchers from Griffith University and The Nature Conservancy developed a new model to estimate the areal footprint of diffuse threats, like logging pollution, on ecological communities.

How Big is Your Plastic Footprint?

Wend Magazine

So wouldn’t it be great if, just like carbon, we could measure our plastic footprints? I probably don’t even need to say it, but: one-use plastics suck.

The carbon footprint of food

Green Living Tips

string, but here's some details on the carbon footprint of food items and a. HTML clipboardWhat are the carbon dioxide emissions associated with a pound of chicken? cheeseburger? A quart of milk? It's a little like asking how long is a piece of. couple of points to consider when making food choices

Reducing your ENVIRONMENTAL footprint

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Many people refer to it as the “carbon” footprint but I like to take it a little step further an talk about the environmental footprint rather. There are a great number of on-line calculators now where you can feed your energy bills, gasoline usage, and such like, in – and out pops your supposed CO2 footprint.

WorldWatch Institute Aims for Small Consumer Carbon Footprints

Green Home Blog

WorldWatch Institute Aims for Small Consumer Carbon Footprints. either buy in quantity to cut down on the amount of packaging – which also cuts down the product’s carbon footprint – or buy quality so that your purchase lasts a long time.

Water Footprint

Green Earth Journey

THIS graph is excellent! Take a look

Study: Vegans Have the Lowest Daily Carbon Footprint

Eccorazzi

Just another reason to go vegan: new research shows a direct correlation between eating more plants and reducing your carbon footprint.

Measure Your Ecological Footprint

Green Prophet

Let’s start with your ecological footprint and biocapacity. Ecological footprint and Biocapacity: The Ecological Footprint measures how much land and water area a human population requires to produce the resource it consumes and to absorb its carbon dioxide emissions.

Carbon Footprints in the Garden

Green (Living) Review

The Environmental Footprint of Gardening and how to reduce it by Michael Smith (Veshengro) There has been a lot of discussion about carbon footprints – though I prefer to call it environmental footprint, for when we concentrate just on carbon we forget the other impact that we have on the Planet – in the news and elsewhere for some time already, but how does this relate to gardening? It is measured in units of carbon dioxide, hence the name carbon footprint.

What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

Green Home Blog

What is YOUR Carbon Footprint? What Is a Carbon Footprint? The term carbon footprint refers to the amount of greenhouse gas released by a person or community. The majority of greenhouse gases come from burning fossil fuels like oil and coal, which means that each of us has our own carbon footprint – when you drive a car, turn on a light, or cook dinner you’re contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. How Can I Reduce My Carbon Footprint?

Urban Water Footprint: Extensive and Expensive

Nature Conservancy - Science

Another way to look at the scope of the urban water footprint: urban areas only cover around 2-4% of the Earth’s land surface, but the area upstream of their water sources, their water footprint, covers 41% of the Earth’s surface.

New Science: Time to Step Away from the Ecological Footprint?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Kareiva and his coauthors argue that the most widely cited measure of global and national sustainability — the Ecological Footprint — has serious conceptual and scientific flaws that render it almost unusable for scientists, policymakers, resource managers and investors.

Take Only Pictures, Leave Only Footprints

Green Home Blog

Take Only Pictures, Leave Only Footprints. The phrase “take only pictures, leave only footprints” is meant to embody this idea of enjoying the outdoors while minimizing your environmental impact, but what does that saying really mean? Camp Green!

Footprints Beachside Recovery Center: Your Answer to Addiction 

Hug a Tree with Me

Footprints Beachside Recovery Center located in Treasure Island, FL was born out of tragedy. Given a second chance in live, he decided to open Footprints to help save the lives of those struggling with alcohol or drug addition.

Protected: Our CO2 Footprint

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How To Offset Your Printing Footprint

Environmental News Network

From: StinkyInk.com. How To." Consumerism Go Green Natural Resources Sustainability Waste Management Conservation Tips

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Green Earth Journey

There are many simple ways to reduce the footprint you leave on the planet. Learn how to reduce your footprint in each consumption category–carbon, food, housing, and goods and services—but don’t stop there. Reduce your Carbon Footprint Use cleaner transport Walk, bike, or take public transit whenever possible. Reduce your Food Footprint Eat more local, organic, in-season foods. Reduce your Goods and Services Footprint Buy less!

Coffees Carbon Footprint Is In Milk

Eccorazzi

Well, coffees carbon footprint is most strongly set by the milk stirred in to it. The ‘milk math’ Paramo Coffee did found that milk represents 60 to 70 percent of the carbon footprint of a cup of coffee that contains a few tablespoons of milk.

How Your Weight Affects Your Carbon Footprint

Eco Friendly Daily

These minor choices mean you are contributing more to your carbon footprint than had you been fit. The average carbon footprint for Americans is just over 28 tons. You cannot eliminate your carbon footprint. Green Tips carbon footprint carbon footprint of e

The Carbon Footprint of Eating Turkey

Eco Friendly Daily

A whopping 60% of this carbon footprint comes from the life cycle of the main dish: the turkey. Environment carbon footprint of eating meat carbon footprint of Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is a holiday that forces you to stop and think about what you’re grateful for.

3-D print your makeup for a gorgeous carbon footprint!

Green Prophet

Design Lifestyle 3D printing carbon footprint The $55 billion beauty industry may have been dealt a fatal blow by a brainy Harvard Business School beauty!

The Sustainable Spoon: 3 Ways to Lower your Restaurant's Carbon Footprint

Hug a Tree with Me

The idea of sustainable living has been a hot topic for the last several years, and it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. In fact, it’s still an incredibly hot trend in Google.

NHL Commits to Wiping Out Its Carbon Footprint

Eccorazzi

The National Hockey League will become the first professional sports league to wipe out its entire carbon footprint.

Global Footprint Network - Ecological Footprint

The Green Changemakers

Find Out More Footprint Science » Data and methods of Footprint accounting More » Footprint for Nations » Is your country an ecological creditor or debtor? More » Footprint for Cities » Accounting for your community’s future More » Footprint for Business » Resource strategies for long-term success More » Footprint for You » What’s my Footprint and how can I change it? [link] Do We Fit on our Planet?

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Qatar (Still) Has the World’s Largest Carbon Footprint

Green Prophet

According to the World Wildlife Fund’s latest report, Qatar still has the world’s largest carbon footprint. According to the WWF Living Planet report, high-income countries have an ecological footprint on average five times higher than that of low-income nations. “We

Wind’s Big Footprint: Clean Energy Still Needs Safeguards for Nature

Nature Conservancy - Science

Wind turbines are a vital part of a clean energy future, but we can we site them in a way that minimizes impacts to birds, bats and natural habitats? Energy Birds Climate Development Economics Grasslands

Water and my Carbon Footprint: Why I am Vegetarian.

Elephant Journal

Research in the U.S. indicates that we use 80-100 gallons of water per day for domestic consumption (out of which only 28 precent or 38.4 liters is for. Food Green Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today animal abuse animals climate diet environment health vegan veganism

Al Gore Explains How He Lowers His Carbon Footprint

Eccorazzi

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint with a Skeptic

Eco Friendly Daily

If there is a skeptic in your household, you can still find easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint and sell him to the idea. After all, the average American’s carbon footprint is less than 29 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2 Eq.).

UK land footprint one and a half times the size of nation

Green (Living) Review

"The UK's land-guzzling footprint is like eating a three course meal when you only need a snack - it's excessive and we're depriving some of the world's poorest communities of their fair share. " Land footprint is land consumed domestically plus land used to produce imported products, minus the land which is used for producing products that are exported.

Vegetarianism Cuts Your Dietary Carbon Footprint A Ridiculous Amount, Study Finds

Green (Living) Review

As the economic, political and personal costs of doing nothing to mitigate climate change skyrocket, there''s one lifestyle change that slashes dietary greenhouse gas emissions in half: Veganism. Climate change is predicted to cost the U.S. billions of dollars by mid-century, poses a growing national security threat , and will make some regions of America "unsuited for outdoor activity."

Facebook Sets the Benchmark on Carbon Footprints

Celsias

The carbon footprint can be measured by undertaking a GHG emissions assessment. Once the size of a carbon footprint is known, a strategy can be devised to reduce it, e.g. by energy saving, technological developments, better process and product management.

My Carbon Footprint has Been Eliminated for the Day!

Green Earth Journey

The first 25 people who click here [link] will get their carbon footprint deleted for one day!! Brighter Planet is getting into the holiday spirit! Yesterday they launched the One Day Campaign.

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