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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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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 individual carbon footprint and how to count it – a guide for 2022 - It pays to go green!

The individual carbon footprint and how to count it – a guide for 2022

What do your neighbours, school friends, your cousin's uncle's dog, your cousin's brother-in-law's dog and even Keanu Reeves and his neighbours have in common? Every living being, regardless of where they live or their lifestyle, leaves an imprint on the environment. In this article, you can learn about the individual carbon footprint and an easy-to-use and highly accurate tool to help you track and reduce it. A carbon footprint calculator is here to help. Both you and the planet will benefit!
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Smog: a challenge that hangs in the air in 2022 - It pays to go green!

Smog: a challenge that hangs in the air in 2022

One topic always hangs in the air once people talk about environmental needs. It's... smog - the cloud of pollution that hovers over major cities, especially on windless days. Smog is the result of human activity. The good news, however, is that we have the power to reduce it. That's important because it lets you breathe clean air!
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Eco-friendly flying? It’s possible! - It pays to go green!

Eco-friendly flying? It’s possible!

Trekking in the mountains, sunbathing on the beach, or perhaps discovering other cultures, visiting historical sites, or wandering unfamiliar streets? Long-distance travel can be a beautiful experience with a clear imprint on our lives. And sometimes, the imprint is literal because transport is a significant part of an individual's carbon footprint. Thus, we should know how to lower it to give the planet some rest. Now eco-friendly flying is possible with TerGo!
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Ten ways for an eco-friendly wedding - It pays to go green!

Ten ways for an eco-friendly wedding

For many people, a wedding is one of their most magical and unforgettable moments. The marriage vows deserve to be celebrated just how you want them to be. Yet, gathering many guests, decorations, and food is not only an organisational challenge but also - let's not be afraid to say it - a high environmental cost. You should know there are alternatives to reduce your carbon footprint and organise a glamorous but sustainable, eco-friendly wedding. All the best to the bride and groom, and bless to planet's health!
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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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