What we buy matters. Recycling and composting are important, but the majority of carbon emissions are generated before we even purchase an item.
By making changes to your purchasing habits, you’ll free up disposable income.
LOWER YOUR CONSUMPTION FOOTPRINT THROUGH THESE STRATEGIES:
WHAT WE BUY MATTERS.
For the average Princeton resident, furniture, clothing, and other goods represent 16% of our footprint. What’s your personal carbon footprint?
WHAT ARE YOU DRINKING?
It requires one quart of oil and two liters of water just to make one plastic 1-liter bottle. Think reusable instead to lower your footprint.
Are you a business owner? A property manager?
Learn about certification programs that can help you make sustainable purchasing decisions for your business.
THE PRINCETON CLIMATE ACTION PLAN
The Princeton Climate Action Plan identifies multiple strategies to reduce our emissions from the goods and services we utilize.