HOW BIG IS YOUR ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT?
The planet is in crisis – from climate change to the pollution of our oceans and devastation of our forests. It’s up to all of us to fix it. Take your first step with the @wwf environmental footprint calculator. Click Bio 👆🤗. Some facts:
🌽Your diet is an important part of your carbon footprint. A large proportion of human emissions comes from food production, and meat is associated with much higher carbon emissions than plant-based food.
🥗Buying local food will generally result in a lower footprint. It depends how it’s produced. If grown in season, not over-packaged, etc. it will have a good environmental footprint. And buying from abroad needn’t be a bad thing. Food grown in a sustainable way and traded fairly can be vital for developing countries — but the food miles will contribute to your footprint. Buy thoughtfully…