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This online calculator can be used to estimate most* annual direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions.  This calculator is not designed to replace a comprehensive Carbon Footprint Analysis but to give the user a good indication of the most common greenhouse gas emitting activities.

Gathering Information - You will be required to gather information from sources like electricity bills, vehicle log books and travel agent spreadsheets.  If you have difficulty, averages are often available to make it easy.

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Are you wishing to calculate your PERSONAL or HOUSEHOLD carbon footprint?  Please visit the Charitable Fund website

*Contact us for our 'excel calculator' if you wish to calculate emissions not shown (for example freight, staff travel, office consumables other than paper, water, aviation fuel and fridge/chiller (fugitive) emissions).

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Vehicles 0 t CO2

Assumptions

Assumes an annual travel period

Assumes annual travel distance of 15,000 km

Includes Scope 1 (direct) and Scope 3 (indirect) emissions

My Vehicles

You have not added any vehicles

Electricity 0 t CO2

Kilowatt Hours

Assumptions

The emission factor used is the weighted average for all Australian States.

My Electricity

You have not added any electricity

Waste 0 t CO2

Kilograms

Assumptions

Assumes weekly collection frequency

My Waste

You have not added any waste

Paper 0 t CO2

Kilograms

Assumptions

If your type of paper is unknown, select Virgin

The average A4 reem of 80gsm weighs 2.5kgs

My Paper

You have not added any paper

Air Travel 0 t CO2

Assumptions

'Short Haul' uses Melbourne to Brisbane

'Medium Haul' uses Sydney to Singapore

'Long Haul' uses Melbourne to London (via Doha)

An uplift factor of 9% is used to account for indirect routes and delays / circling of planes.

What is Radioactive Forcing Index (RFI)?:  The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) has identified that aircraft emissions at altitude have a greater impact on the atmosphere due to other non-CO2 climate change effects from aviation (e.g. NOx, water vapour, contrails) and the RFI factors allows for these other impacts

My Flights

You have not added any flights

Public Transport 0 t CO2

Kilometres

Assumptions

Use 'Average Passenger Load' for off-peak travel

My Commutes

You have not added any commutes

Events 0 t CO2

Accommodation

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Food & Drink

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Giveaways & Promotional Materials

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When calculating your event emissions, include other calculations such as travel, electricity, waste, and so on and add to a saved calculation to get the total emissions for an event.

My Events

You have not added any events

Emission factors are updated regularly to industry standards.  For details of the sources used in this calculator, please see About Our Calculator.

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