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Many people want to make a difference but may not know how to begin. Our Carbon Offset Challenge is a way for every person to make small changes in their daily lifestyle. By participating in this challenge you can see how minor adjustments to your daily habits add up and help clean up the planet.

HABITS OF WASTE PROUDLY PRESENTS:

The Carbon Offset Challenge

Your actions make a difference! Use this tool to track your small changes to see how they add up to a BIG impact!

  1. STEP 1: Sign up or Sign in to your account to save your progress and calculate cumulative carbon offset over time.
  2. STEP 2: Review the list of actions and make small, thoughtful swaps to your habits of waste each day.
  3. STEP 3: Enter your daily totals into the dashboard below to calculate your cumulative weekly impact. Please make sure to enter your data before 12 PM PST (3 PM EST) on the MONDAY following the end of the week. Dashboard data will NOT be able to be changed after this time period.
  4. STEP 4: Download your impact graphic, share on social media and challenge your friends to see who can make the biggest impact!

Are you a school, business or organization looking for a shareable version of this tool?

Here’s a Google Sheets version. Please be sure to make a copy by clicking on File > Make a Copy to be able to edit this sheet.

Send your filled out sheets to hello@habitsofwaste.org.

Climate change is real and it’s up to all of us to help make the difference. There are real effective ways we can all participate and do better. After all, there are close to 8 billion people living on this planet and if we all contributed just a little bit, we could make big changes.

The Carbon Offset Challenge is a fun and easy-to-use chart that calculates the carbon offset of all the habits you choose to change. You can see your results immediately and continue to build on your efforts each week starting on April 1, just in time for Earth Month!

March 14, 2022 - March 20, 2022

You Matter! Offset
(KG Co2)
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Week
Total
ACtion
Offset
(KG CO2)

Times using reusable cutlery

0.5
0
0

Times reusable water bottles is filled

0.09
0
0

Number of plant-based meals eaten

1.21
0
0

Pounds of food waste prevented

0.86
0
0

Brush your teeth with the water off

0.006
0
0

Minutes shower shortened

0.006
0
0

Miles walked instead of driven

0.04
0
0

Miles ridden on bus instead of driven

0.1
0
0

Loads of laundry washed on cold

7.5
0
0

Replace traditional bulb with LED lightbulb

130
0
0

2434 KG CO2

TOTAL WEEKLY OFFSET

100

Trees removing
CO2 for a year

262

GALLONS OF
GAS NOT USED

* These calculations are based on common usage.

Our mission: Cleaning up the planet one “habit of waste” at a time.

We believe in the power of one.

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