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.