Carbon Offset Calculator for Individuals

This calculator allows you to estimate a portion or all of the greenhouse gas emissions you would like to offset from any of the sources below. We recommend offsetting a particular emissions source or your emissions total from all sources on an annual basis. You can also do so for a single event or multiple years. If you would like to create a monthly payment plan for your carbon offsets please send a message through the contact form.

Enter the information requested in the fields below and click the "calculate" button for the total offset cost. Thank you!

BUILDING ENERGY USE

Total GHGS (Metric tons CO2e)
Cost of offsets
Electricity
Enter your yearly electricity usage in kilowatt-hours (kWh) per year
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$0.00
Natural Gas
Enter your yearly natural gas usage in therms (ccf) per year
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$0.00
Propane
Enter your annual propane use in gallons
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$0.00
Wood Burning
Enter your yearly estimated cords of wood burned
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$0.00
OR
Monthly Utility Bill
Estimate your total monthly utiltily bill in dollars
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$0.00

DRIVING

Gasoline
Enter your yearly miles driven
Enter estimated miles per gallon or enter 23.4 for passenger car average, 17.2 for light duty vehicles or 7.4 for medium to heavy duty trucks
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$0.00
Diesel
Enter your yearly miles driven
Enter estimated miles per gallon or enter 25.9 for passenger car average, 17.2 for light duty vehicles and 9.9 for medium to heavy duty trucks
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$0.00

AIR TRAVEL

Short Haul Flights
Enter number of roundtrip flights taken that were under 3 hours
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Medium Haul Flights
Enter number of roundtrip flights taken between 3 and 6.5 hours
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Long Haul Flights
Enter number of roundtrip flights taken that were over 6 hours
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$0.00

FOOD CONSUMPTION

Enter the number of people in your household for whom you wish to offset food consumption.
Percent of all meals that are vegetarian meals
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$0.00

WASTE

Enter the average number of bags of trash disposed of weekly that are hauled to a landfill (exclude recycling and composting if those are collected separately)
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$0.00

OR

Another Approach
If you have already calculated the total tons of GHGs you want to reduce, just enter that value here:
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Total:

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The average American's carbon footprint is 20 MT CO2e (Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

2 easy steps to offset:

Calculate your carbon footprint.
Donate your carbon offsets to help others.

Get started as: Individual or Business