The Footprint Blog

What Are the Best Ways to Find Carbon-Neutral Products?

What Are the Best Ways to Find Carbon-Neutral Products?

Are you more willing to buy products that are certified as carbon-neutral? In the growing push to reduce carbon emissions and global warming, there’s a rising demand for sustainably-made products with a much smaller environmental impact. And thankfully, many companies...

Are Flexitarian Diets the Most Sustainable Way to Feed the World?

Are Flexitarian Diets the Most Sustainable Way to Feed the World?

Have you ever given much thought to how your diet impacts the climate? For a long time now, experts have sung the praises of plant-based diets as a way to reduce the risks of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. But with all of the recent focus on carbon emissions,...

5 Ways The Shipping Industry Can Reduce Its Carbon Emissions

5 Ways The Shipping Industry Can Reduce Its Carbon Emissions

Did you know that the last time you made a purchase – whether it was a pair of jeans or a brand-new car – there's a 90% chance it was transported by a cargo ship? And while shipping is both the cheapest and least carbon-intensive mode of international transport, the...

New Car vs. Used Car: Which Is the Greener Option?

New Car vs. Used Car: Which Is the Greener Option?

In the search for greener ways to move from A to B, many people are faced with a difficult choice: is it better to buy a used car or a brand-new one? And whereas shopping for a car used to be a process of comparing different brands and models, now you also have to...

8 Ways to Reduce Your Digital Carbon Footprint

8 Ways to Reduce Your Digital Carbon Footprint

Have you ever thought about the size of your digital carbon footprint? There’s no doubt that the internet has changed our world forever, making us more connected and productive – not to mention keeping us entertained 24 hours a day. But at the same time, every online...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Renewable Energy

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Renewable Energy

The advantages of renewable energy have been known for a very long time – such as cleaner air, lower carbon emissions, the conservation of natural resources, and substantial long-term savings. In America, we’re embracing renewables at a remarkable rate, with clean...

8 Effective Ways You Can Actually Fight Global Warming

8 Effective Ways You Can Actually Fight Global Warming

As we continue to feel the dramatic effects of climate change – such as warmer temperatures, rising sea levels, extreme weather patterns, and devastating wildfires – it's important to remember that each of us can make a difference to fight global warming. And even...

Business Carbon Neutrality: 10 Strategies for Success

Business Carbon Neutrality: 10 Strategies for Success

Has your business recently measured its carbon footprint? And if so, do you have a strategy in place to reduce it? With so much recent focus on climate change, greenhouse gasses, and air quality – punctuated by events such as the Californian wildfires and COVID-19 -...

Top 15 Sustainable Lifestyle and Green Living Tips for Families

Top 15 Sustainable Lifestyle and Green Living Tips for Families

With so much focus on sustainable lifestyle and green living these days, more people than ever before are looking to make changes to their behavior that positively impact the environment. And if you’re searching for new and creative methods of reducing your ecological...

Why Is it Important to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint?

Why Is it Important to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint?

Do you know how much your daily life impacts the climate? The answer might surprise you. The average US citizen has a carbon footprint of around 36,000 pounds a year – one of the highest figures in the world. And although we’ve made great strides to address pollution,...

The Health Benefits of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Health Benefits of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

It’s well documented that our greenhouse gas emissions are changing the climate. Warmer temperatures, rising sea levels, and extreme weather patterns are just a few of the events affecting people all over the world. But have you ever thought about how global warming...

How to Close the Renewable Energy Investment Gap

How to Close the Renewable Energy Investment Gap

Since the first power plant opened in the US almost 140 years ago, we’ve made incredible progress that has enriched the lives of people all over the country. However, we’re now in a race to de-carbonize our entire energy system in just a few short decades, and to do...

The Future of Sustainable Air Travel

The Future of Sustainable Air Travel

The last time you were in the air, did you give any thought to your aviation carbon footprint? It’s not something many of us think about, but with a growing interest in sustainability and global warming, aviation industry carbon emissions have become a very hot topic....