Measuring your footprint

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…..

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s