Researchers Worked Out Our Carbon Footprint: A Case Study

By |2021-05-25T20:49:38+00:00March 22, 2010|Carbon Count - Case Studies|

Speaking from her home in Heslington in York, Isobel can’t keep the pride out of her voice as she talks about a recent research project that identified her community as having the lowest carbon footprint in York. “Being part of the research was a really interesting experience and I was [...]

My Dad Wanted a Low Carbon Burial: A Case Study

By |2021-05-25T20:49:38+00:00March 21, 2010|Carbon Count - Case Studies|

Although it is obvious that she has been crying, Sarah speaks calmly about her father's death. “Today is the first year anniversary, so it all feels a bit raw again. Looking back, I do feel more positive about the time that he died rather than negative,” she says. Sarah's father [...]

We Reduced the Carbon Footprint of Our Wedding: A Case Study

By |2021-05-25T20:49:39+00:00April 20, 2009|Carbon Count - Case Studies|

Alice and Nathan were planning to get married in December 2007 but the ceremony was postponed until June 2008. “We hadn’t fallen out,” laughs Alice, “we decided to wait another six months so that we could reduce the carbon footprint of our wedding day and have as close to a [...]

Our Business is Carbon Neutral: A Case Study

By |2021-05-25T20:49:39+00:00April 19, 2009|Carbon Count - Case Studies|

James is a manager in a shop in Bristol specialising in organic beauty products that are made from natural ingredients, some sourced from exotic locations such as sustainable developments near to tropical rainforests. “We have always tried to have an ethical business and formed partnerships with people and enterprises in [...]

I Went on a Carbon Diet: Case Study

By |2021-05-25T20:49:40+00:00March 16, 2009|Carbon Count - Case Studies|

Gracie has always loved animals and watching a documentary about the plight of polar bears in the Arctic has really made her think more about the damage that human beings are doing to the natural environment. “I had heard all the stuff about global warming and, to be honest, I [...]

I Worked Out My Carbon Footprint: A Case Study

By |2021-05-25T20:49:40+00:00March 13, 2009|Carbon Count - Case Studies|

As a freelance writer, Claire thought calculating her carbon footprint would show that she had a footprint that was well below the national average. “I don’t travel to work, I use my car very rarely for business and I have decided not to take holidays abroad now because of the [...]

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