By purchasing U.S. Carbon Offsets you can balance your unavoidable household carbon footprint while supporting a wide range of innovative carbon reduction projects throughout the U.S.—at our most affordable price. U.S. Carbon Offsets represent projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the United States. These projects capture, destroy or reduce harmful greenhouse gases emitted from sources such as animal waste, landfills, fossil fuel use or refrigerants.
Carbon Offsets—Improved Forest Management
By purchasing Improved Forest Management Carbon Offsets you can balance your unavoidable household carbon footprint while supporting sustainable forest management practices that improve water quality and habitat for wildlife. These projects help permanently protect forests from fragmentation, development and conversion to non-forest uses.
Carbon Offsets—International REDD+
By purchasing International REDD+ Carbon Offsets you can balance your unavoidable household carbon footprint while helping deliver lasting social and environmental benefits. Twenty percent of the world's annual greenhouse gas emissions come from the destruction of tropical forests. By purchasing International REDD+ Carbon Offsets you help to prevent the destruction of these forests by providing sustainable economic alternatives to affected rural communities.
Water Restoration Certificates—U.S.
BEF’s Water Restoration Certificates® (WRCs) offer the first-of-its-kind tool to restore your unavoidable household water footprint gallon-for-gallon to critically dewatered rivers and streams. As the only provider of WRCs in the country, BEF manages a growing and diverse project portfolio throughout the U.S. Each WRC represents 1,000 gallons of water restored in stream throughout this portfolio, helping directly restore the economic and ecological vitality of freshwater ecosystems.
SkiGreen Single Trip
Help keep winter cool! Offset your trips to the mountain by purchasing our SkiGreen Offsets in addition to your ski pass. SkiGreen Offsets represent a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by supporting third party verified carbon reduction projects.
SkiGreen Season Pass
Help keep winter cool! Offset your trips to the mountain by purchasing our SkiGreen Offsets in addition to your season pass. SkiGreen Offsets represent a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by supporting third party verified carbon reduction projects.
Home Use Water Bundle
The average American's indoor water use is 70 gallons per day (showering, cooking, cleaning, etc.). That's around 25,500 gallons a year! Balance your annual indoor water footprint for just $50. Each Home Use Water Bundle consists of 26 Water Restoration Certificates® representing 26,000 gallons of freshwater restored in stream and directly contributes to restoring the economic, recreational and ecological vitality of critical freshwater ecosystems.
Commuter Offset Bundle
The average working person drives about 5,000 miles per year commuting to and from work. Balance your annual commuter carbon emissions by purchasing carbon offsets generated from projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Each Commuter Offset Bundle consists of 2 carbon offsets, offsetting 4,410 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions.
Offset My Outfit
Did you know it takes 2900 gallons of water and 915 pounds of carbon to make the average pair of jeans? For $10 you can offset your outfit resulting in 3,000 gallons of water restored to a depleted watershed and 2,200 pounds of Carbon Reduction
Earth Wedding Package
The perfect gift for the eco-conscious couple. Gathering together for such a precious occasion can be taxing to our Earth's natural resources and create greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change. Our Earth Wedding Package offsets 3 metric tons of carbon emissions and 5000 gallons of water for every ten guests at the wedding. That's the estimated water and carbon for travel and meals on the special day. $40 offsets carbon emissions and water use for 10 guests!
CE: Clean Energy. Bright Futures. Contribution
BEF's CE program is helping to prepare students across the country with the skills, knowledge and experience to become future clean energy leaders and informed energy consumers.