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  • Colorado Carbon Fund | Colorado Carbon Fund
    Community Reinvestment Outreach and Education Our Guidelines Our Supporters Sponsors Partners Testimonials The News Press Events E Newsletter License Plates Contact Us Your Donations at Work Voluntary Offset Projects Your donations support third party certified carbon offset projects in Colorado help create local jobs and expand Colorado s clean economy Your Donations at Work Community Reinvestment Projects Your donations have supported four solar hot water projects in Colorado communities that

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  • Carbon Footprint Calculator | Colorado Carbon Fund
    or hybrid Medium Vehicles Wagons or sedans Large Vehicles Large cars SUVs or trucks OR Offset by Your Actual Vehicle Use Distance driven in a year Gasoline Diesel e85 Kind of fuel used Miles per gallon Note Use this link to find out the miles per gallon for your vehicle if you don t actually know it Air To offset your air travel choose from two simple ways to calculate your impact below Then simply select the tax deductible amount you want to offset today and you re ready for takeoff Fact Emissions from aircrafts account for 3 of all greenhouse gas emissions in the U S The emissions per passenger on an average flight accounts for more than 1 000 pounds of carbon emissions approximately the emissions from one month of driving Your annual footprint is 0 pounds of carbon emissions Home 0 lbs CO 2 0 00 Vehicle 0 lbs CO 2 0 00 Air 0 lbs CO 2 0 00 Offset Now 0 00 Monthly payments 0 00 Yearly payment Donate Now Choose your own dollar amount Offset by US Averages Short Flight s Less than 2 hours each way Medium Flight s 2 3 hours each way Long Flight s 3 6 hours each way Extended Flight s 6 hours each way OR Offset by a Specific Flight Round Trip Same stops in both directions One Way Starting Airport Airport 2 Airport 3 Airport 4 Airport 5 Airport 6 Airport 7 Airport 8 Airport 9 Airport 10 Add a Trip Round Trip Same stops in both directions One Way Starting Airport Airport 2 Airport 3 Airport 4 Airport 5 Airport 6 Airport 7 Airport 8 Airport 9 Airport 10 Add a Trip Round Trip Same stops in both directions One Way Starting Airport Airport 2 Airport

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  • Events | Colorado Carbon Fund
    5 to more than 10 000 people Fact According to the U S Environmental Protection Agency the meeting and event industry represents the second most wasteful industry in the country Contact us to help make your event carbon neutral We can help you complete a carbon footprint assessment for your event provide high quality carbon offsets to cover your event s carbon footprint encourage attendees to offset their own travel to from your event incorporate offsetting into an event sponsorship or media trade find resources to help with other areas of sustainability for your event 720 545 4446 cwaneka climatetrust org OR Calculate your estimated carbon footprint Click on this link to download our event calculator and assess your event s CO2 emissions resulting from electricity and natural gas usage vehicle use flying and lodging Then simply click the Offset Now button below and enter the Offset Cost that appears at the bottom of the calculator Example Events We Have Helped Offset The Spa Buzz 2011 Sustainable Opportunities Summit Green Summit Democratic National Convention Committee The Geological Society of America Sustainable Living Fair Ski Colorado Individuals and Families Offset Now Home Vehicle Air Reduce More Good Resources Smart Actions Donate

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  • Large Businesses | Colorado Carbon Fund
    would prevent 2 4 billion pounds of carbon emissions in our state per year Contact us to discuss options to measure and reduce your energy use We will help you track down the tools needed And don t forget to ask about our recognition and partnership programs 720 545 4446 cwaneka climatetrust org Individuals and Families Offset Now Home Vehicle Air Reduce More Good Resources Smart Actions Donate a Gift

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  • Good Resources | Colorado Carbon Fund
    statistics as well as ways in which we can reduce our contribution Final Colorado Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Reference Case Projections 1990 2020 A summary composed in 2007 of Colorado s Greenhouse Gas Inventory from 1990 2020 for 10 separate sectors U S Department of Energy A resource for understanding current and emerging energy sources as well as how science and technology are working to solve problems in other fields U S Energy Information Administration A comprehensive resource which contains data and statistics on state national and international energy resources and their influence on the economy and environment United States Global Change Research Program A federal program that integrates research from 13 federal departments and agencies to assess changes in the global environment and understand their implications for society The Climate Trust A 501 c 3 nonprofit organization whose primary mission is to implement high quality project based emissions reductions and to advance sound offset policy The state of Colorado has chosen The Climate Trust as a third party administrator for the Colorado Carbon Fund Individuals and Families Offset Now Home Vehicle Air Reduce More Good Resources Smart Actions Donate a Gift Businesses and Events Offset Now Small Businesses Large

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  • Smart Actions for Home, Vehicle and Air | Colorado Carbon Fund
    Plant Trees around Your Home Shade around your home will significantly reduce the need for air conditioning in the summer Each tree you plant also directly absorbs almost 25 pounds of CO2 from the air annually Grow your own garden The benefits here are endless and you get to enjoy the fruits of your labor when you re done Vehicle Make sure your tires are properly inflated Under inflated tires can cause fuel consumption to increase by as much as 6 Check tire pressure at least once a month as on average tires lose about 1 psi per month and 1 psi for every 10 degree drop in temperature Select the right gear Change up through the gears and into top gear as soon as possible without accelerating harder than necessary Driving in a gear lower than you need wastes fuel Automatic transmissions will shift up more quickly and smoothly if you ease back slightly on the accelerator once the car gathers momentum Use the cruise control On long stretches of highway driving cruise control can save fuel by helping your car maintain a consistent speed Choose the octane fuel that is right for your car Every vehicle is designed to run most efficiently off of fuel with a particular octane level Check your owner s manual to see what your car requires Service your vehicle regularly A poorly tuned engine can use up to 50 more fuel and produces up to 50 more emissions than one that is running properly Air filters Regular visual checks of the air filter will tell you if it needs replacing and your owner s manual will also recommend appropriate replacement intervals Clogged filters can cause up to a 10 increase in fuel consumption Oil Using the correct viscosity oil for the season is important because higher viscosity oils have greater resistance to the moving parts of the engine and therefore use more gas Clean oil also contributes to better gas mileage Make your commute more productive Integrate nearby errands and shopping into your daily commute to reduce the amount of time and miles you spend behind the wheel Carpool use public transportation or work from home Find out which employees or public transport are near where you are trying to go Also see if your employer will allow you to work from home thus saving you from the commute and your car from being used Air Take a shuttle or bus to the airport As long as you re not the only passenger you ll be using a less polluting means to get to the airport This saves you from paying airport parking fees or taxi fare and preserves favors from friends and family for other times like when you move Choose an airline that uses new aircraft According to the International Air Travel Association aircraft made today are almost 20 more efficient than ones built a decade ago Check the airline s website to get an idea of how old their fleet

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  • Give a gift that truly makes a difference! | Colorado Carbon Fund
    gas emissions Then once you learn what the offset is that you want to donate as a gift click on the Donate Now button on that page In return for your donation you will receive an e mail with a tax deduction receipt and a personalized greenhouse gas offset certificate for each gift given that will say how many metric tons of CO2 have been offset Donate Now Individuals and

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  • Small Businesses | Colorado Carbon Fund
    provide the tools to help you further reduce your impact And don t forget to ask about our recognition and partnership programs 720 545 4446 cwaneka climatetrust org OR Download a carbon calculator Click on this link to download our small business calculator and assess your organization s annual CO2 emissions resulting from electricity and natural gas use vehicle and airline transportation and shipping Then simply click the Offset Now

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