Offset the pollutionof your family car
10 great ways you and your parentscan reduce CO
ActionEco-Impact Savingson CO
Recycle hal your house-hold waste
Adjust your thermostat two degrees
urn o electronic devices
Eat one less quarter poundburger a month
Reduce packaging garbageby 10%
Switch 6 light bulbs toenergy efcient ones
Install two water efcient shower heads
Wash your clothes in coldor warm water
Check your tire pressure
Drive two miles less each week
otal Carbon Savings in Pounds
= 200 lbs/year CO
United States27.3 tonsGermany13.8 tonsSweden7.3 tonsMexico5.3 tonsenya.2 tons
Per Person/YearWhy is ours so high?
orth America 14 to 20 tonsurope10 tons Worldwide4 tons
Breakdown of the Average USCO
emissions per person/year:
Auto ravel6.8 tonsDiet 3.8 tonsome nergy1.8 tonsAir ravel 1.5 tons
ow does the United States compareto other countries when it comes toCO
emissions? Well, take a look or yoursel!
11,850 pounds CO
= 5.9 tons CO
5.9 tons CO
= taking one midsize SUV o the road!
Sign up with your utility company or“clean, renewable, or wind” electricity. You’ll pay about 10% more, but save an average o our tonso CO
emissions per household each year!