There are apps that are designed to measure business and individual carbon footprint from daily activities. These apps not only identify the environmental costs of your business activity, they also suggest ways to reduce your energy usage and other activities that you can do at home or work to reduce your carbon footprint. Here are some recommended carbon tracking apps for business and individuals:
- Carbon Track by SAP gives users an estimate of the CO2 emissions associated with key business activities such as travel, electricity usage, and waste disposal and helps them understand their environmental impact. For example, users can calculate the environmental impact of their next business trip and compare the CO2 emissions of different forms of travel.
- Carbon Tracker by Softzilla is an iphone app that helps businesses measure carbon with certain business activities such as with different modes of transportation, switching off different types of office equipment and carbon effects of business waste.
- Green Outlet is similar to Carbon Track but is designed for residential use. Green Outlet helps homeowners discover which of their household appliances use the most electricity, predict their monthly electricity bill, and make informed decisions about their electricity use. The app will also alert users when they have exceeded US guidelines for recommended carbon usage and connects users to options for purchasing carbon offsets.
- Green You can help individuals take steps toward greener living. Users begin by entering basic information about topics such as transportation, food, and housing to calculate their carbon footprint. The app then helps users identify specific actions they can take for greener living. The app tracks progress over time.
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