UF Graduation Carbon Neutral Commencement 2010

Event Offset 49.20 tonnes CO2

The University of Florida's 231st graduation ceremony for spring 2010 was UF's first ever carbon neutral commencement. By purchasing offsets from Earth Givers, Inc., UF neutralized emissions resulting from electricity and water consumption at commencement venues around campus.

Gainesville Sun News Article

April 30, 2010 to May 29, 2010
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Country: United States

Carbon Source:
University Auditorium: 1.11 tCO2
Phillips Center for the Performing Arts:
8.00 tCO2
Stephen C. O'Connell Center: 40.09 tCO2

Emissions Data Certified by:
ICBE, Inc.
6651 NW 23rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32606-8400, US

Jul 1, 2008 to Jun 30, 2013
Location: North-Central Florida
Country: United States

Carbon Sink:

Sink Type: Energy Efficient Technology
Sink Variant: Compact Fluorescent Lighting
Sink GHG Rate: 90 kg/unit/yr
Sink Reduction Rate: 1,220 tCO

Emission Reductions Created by:
Earth Givers, Inc.
408 West University Avenue, Suite 504
Gainesville, FL 32601, US



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The ClimateSafe Certification Mark guarantees validity that a product, service or event is actually Carbon Neutral.