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What Is a Carbon Footprint? - It pays to go green!

What Is a Carbon Footprint?

A carbon footprint refers to the total amount of carbon dioxide emissions produced by something or someone. This includes all actions and points within a value chain or any services used that produce CO2.
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Meal kits vs Grocery shopping: What’s the carbon deal? - It pays to go green!

Meal kits vs Grocery shopping: What’s the carbon deal?

Meal kits seem like an incredible waste of energy, with excess packaging and excess emissions from delivery. But then the pandemic hit and getting groceries delivered sometimes became either a necessity or a more fitting idea. But the thought of meal kits still seemed more wasteful, at least to some people, including think tank researchers. 
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Top 10 online sustainable shops in 2022 - It pays to go green!

Top 10 online sustainable shops in 2022

What does it mean for an online store to be sustainable, and is it even possible to implement sustainability principles in the e-commerce sector? While it would seem that the growing interest in online shopping is a trend that positively impacts the environment, this is not quite the case. Online shopping certainly has a lower carbon footprint than traveling to a stationary store for the same product. However, the emissions that e-commerce generates (especially if you think about things like multiple product returns) are still very high.
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How to use the Check Your Event calculator? - It pays to go green!

How to use the Check Your Event calculator?

Organising events is challenging as it implies making many decisions. For example, you must decide upon the location, programme, catering, duration, marketing and transport, to name just a few. And on top of that, each decision leaves a carbon footprint. Can you do something to enjoy offline events without harming the planet? We have good news - the carbon footprint of any event can be reduced or even zeroed out!
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E-commerce sustainability: 7 ways your brand can reduce its carbon footprint in 2022 - It pays to go green!

E-commerce sustainability: 7 ways your brand can reduce its carbon footprint in 2022

Green will never go out of fashion. Whether your business revolves around clothing and accessories or unit injectors and radiators, green symbolises care for the environment and the climate, which should always be close to everyone's heart. Certainly, eco-conscious consumers are more likely to choose companies that act by their values. Therefore, a reduced e-commerce carbon footprint pays off for businesses and the planet regardless of the industry. Here are seven ways to turn e-commerce into eco-commerce.
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The difference between CO2 and CO2e - It pays to go green!

The difference between CO2 and CO2e

Imagine you are going on a trip abroad. You have some money saved from previous trips in different currencies that you want to exchange for your destination country's currency. Keep this in mind for a while. It will help you understand the differences between CO2 and CO2e. The abbreviations, although they sound similar, actually have different meanings!
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Methane – Greenhouse gases - It pays to go green!

Methane – Greenhouse gases

When thinking of climate change measures, we most often associate them with reducing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Yes, CO2 has the most significant impact on climate change. However, other gases are also exacerbating global warming. This is especially true since the amount of methane reached a record high in the history of measurements last year. Find out what methane is and where its emissions come from.
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Green building is the future? - It pays to go green!

Green building is the future?

There are more than 7.7 billion people on Earth. By 2050, we are expected to number almost 10 billion. Regardless of gender, race, origin or other features, everybody needs a place to live permanently or at least temporarily. Construction investments of all kinds are therefore vital for the environment. While striving to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, one should remember the opportunities offered by the green building.
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Melting glaciers. Now, in East Antarctica! - It pays to go green!

Melting glaciers. Now, in East Antarctica!

It was twice the size of Warsaw or roughly the size of Rome or Manhattan. The Conger shelf glacier had been unstable for some time and eventually collapsed in mid-March. This marked the first such event ever observed in the eastern part of Antarctica. What is more, it happened during - by the region's standards - record high temperatures. Many factors indicate that climate warming may be the cause. For this reason, we must remind ourselves that, wherever we are, we all influence the melting of glaciers.
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Biodiversity means life! - It pays to go green!

Biodiversity means life!

We are all connected to each other, in a circle, in a hoop, that never ends… Sounds familiar? Even if it doesn’t, fret not. All you have to do is... come run the hidden pine trails of the forest. This way, you will quickly learn what biodiversity is and why preserving it is crucial for life on Earth. A short visit to Belize will help! We will show you where TerGo is developing an agroforestry project in close cooperation with the local community. We will also look at Polish peatlands with the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw Centre. Let’s hit the road!
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