Average waste emissions for a household of people: LBS
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YOUR EMISSION RESULTS (CO2 in lbs)
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OFFSET YOUR EMISSIONS (with trees)
Tree seedlings grown for 10 years will offset your emissions A medium growth coniferous (evergreen) tree, planted in an urban setting and allowed to grow for 10 years, sequesters 23.2 lbs of carbon. Sources
THIS IS EQUIVALENT TO . . .
Cars removed from the road for one year. In 2015, the weighted average combined fuel economy of cars and light trucks combined was 22.0 miles per gallon (FHWA 2017). The average vehicle miles traveled in 2015 was 11,443 miles per year (FHWA 2017). Sources
Homes heated for one year In 2016, there were 116.1 million homes in the United States (EIA 2017a). On average, each home consumed 12,148 kWh of electricity, 4.56 quadrillion Btu of natural gas, 0.43 quadrillion Btu of liquefied petroleum gas and 0.43 quadrillion Btu of fuel oil. Sources
PURCHASE OFFSETS (plant trees)
“One Time” means you will be charged a single payment for the specified amount. “Monthly” denotes that you will be charged once a month for 12 months for the specified amount.