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- n. A measure of the amount of carbon dioxide produced by a person, organization or state in a given time
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The trees in the Cachoeira reserve could never offset even a fraction of GM's total carbon footprint - a single Hummer (which the company started producing the same year it signed on to the Guaraqueçaba project) would require about 50 trees to offset.
Corn-based ethanol has led the way here, and now we need to expand the universe of biofuels to include cellulosic ethanol made from switchgrass or forest waste that can reduce our carbon footprint even further.
Janitors want to make green cleaning a reality in the Twin Cities by using only green chemicals that are safer for janitors and tenants, recycling more trash, and supporting a transition to day-shift cleaning that would save energy and reduce the carbon footprint of hundreds of buildings.