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[GreenYes] Re: Carbon footprint focused on discards?


Although it's not screened specifically for waste/discards, we put together a comprehensive list of online eco-calculators several months ago that you could check.



On Jun 9, 2008, at 2:30 PM, Jewell, Rebecca wrote:

I realize that my carbon footprint is a reflection of all of my habits; my travel, how I heat my house, what I eat, etc. 
 
I'm looking for a more-narrowly-focused calculator; specifically on waste/discards vs recycling/reuse/compost in terms of or percentage..
 
I've seen 1 set of questions in a carbon calculator that asks what percentage of the following materials are recycled in your house (plastic, paper, metal, etc). But I haven't seen many other focused questions in that arena.
 
Thoughts on this? or suggestions?
 

Rebecca Jewell
Recycling Programs Manager
Davis Street Station for Material Recycling & Transfer
A Waste Management company
510-563-4214

Fun Fact: Waste Management recycled more than 5 million tons of commodities last year; preventing the release of more than 3.4 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.





David Jaber
LEED AP
Natural Logic
510-248-4941
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