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Erase Your Footprint
Erase Your Footprint
If you can't afford to convert every square foot of your home into a paradigm of energy efficiencyand let's face it, very few of us canthen try the next best thing: Purchase carbon offsets. For every pound of carbon dioxide your home releases, you can fund an environment-friendly endeavor that reduces the amount of greenhouse gases released into the air.

Offsets are sold by a number of nonprofit and for-profit organizations that invest the money in eco-friendly projects such as reforestation, renewable energy, and power-plant carbon credits. You can calculate an estimate of your home's carbon footprint and purchase offsets at Carbonfund.org and Terrapass.com.

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