We Earthlings: The Average Commute Produces 23.05 Lbs. of CO2

The common commute within the United States produces greater than 23 kilos of carbon dioxide. Reduce your transportation carbon footprint by biking, strolling, carpooling, or taking public transport — even only one or two days every week. If you have to drive, easy automotive upkeep and driving strategies can assist scale back your carbon footprint.

How did we arrive on the numbers on this poster? The U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics experiences the typical journey size for work-related journey was 25.9 miles in 2017. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency experiences the typical passenger car emits 404 grams of CO2 per mile.

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The average U.S. commute produces 23.05 pounds of carbon dioxide.

This poster was initially printed on August 13, 2019.