how to reduce your carbon footprint

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint is a fun book packed with tips to heat or cool your house, manage electronic devices, cook smarter, garden with nature, shop local, travel sustainably and change financial habits.

Read up on food safety for people & pets. Learn how to make gardens safe for pets (includes indoor plants to avoid). Avoid facing indoor foliage to gardens, to help stop birds flying into windows.

Ellen Tout is an eco living editor who has worked with Friends of the Earth, and is also a coastal guardian with Kent Wildlife Trust. A vegan who is passionate about reducing food waste, she lives in Kent.

Download this free carbon calculator and work your way through to reduce carbon and blls. The Farm Carbon Calculator is a free carbon calculator toolkit, and takes 30 minutes to 2 hours to give a lens into how you can save carbon. Developed by an organic vegetable farmer in the Scilly Isles, it can be used by farms of any scale or soil type or place in the UK.

calculate the carbon footprint of everything

the carbon footprint of everything

The Carbon Footprint of Everything is an expert and entertaining guide by a carbon expert. Supported by solid research, just look up anything to find easy-to-follow charts and graphs. From drying your hands to carrier bags and from boiling water to buying newspapers, this makes learning how to reduce your carbon footprint fun! Contents include the carbon footprint of:

  1. Having a child
  2. Ironing a shirt
  3. A glass of beer
  4. Getting cremated
  5. The World Cup
  6. Volcanic eruptions
  7. The Iraq war

Mike Berners-Lee is a professor who specialises in carbon footprinting. He is professor and fellow of the Institute for Social Futures at Lancaster University, and director and principal consultant at Small World Consulting, based in Lancaster Environment Centre.

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