Collectively, business travel creates a sizable carbon footprint for conferences. In 2012 conference attendance produced between 1,000 – 2,000 lbs of CO2 per attendee. That adds up pretty quickly.
What goes into an attendee’s carbon footprint?
The carbon footprint of event travel primarily consists of activities from three areas:
Where your money goes
Carbon offset purchases support emissions reductions projects such as the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority. Based on the size of your conference TerraPass can retire offsets from a specific project or can retire offset from our general portfolio. All of our projects meet the highest standards, are happening now and located in communities across the United States. Learn more about our projects here.