The carbon footprint calculator from Ecohatchery.com is by far one of the simplest and quickest tools I’ve seen in a long time.
After experimenting with various widgets, Web sites and other virtual tools, I found that they took up too much time and the results were far to convoluted to understand. Ecohatchery knows a little something, though, about keeping things simple. The tool asks basic questions—like what kind of vehicle you drive, what your family’s recycling habits look like and what kinds of foods folks like to eat—all things that contribute to our carbon footprint.
As I mentioned earlier, our family has a long way to go, but we’re on our way. Now, if I could just keep the dog out of the compost pile…..