Michigan Tech Annual Carbon Footprint Inventory

Abbreviated Summary, Contact Green Campus Enterprise for Additional Details

 Metric Tonnes equivalent of CO2
SourceFY 08FY 09FY 10FY11FY12FY13
Fuel for Campus Buildings19,45719,50718,18520,33517,17119,227
Direct Transportation5539989901,000*1,200*1,207
Refrigerants and Chemicals4632,3162,3501000*83418
Purchased Electricity24,67724,65022,8525,61627,42726,853
Elec Transmission Losses2,4412,4382,2602,5342,7132,656
Faculty/Staff Commuting2,4292,1952,2522,000*1,900*1,717
Student Commuting1,8731,9442,4291,900*1,800*1,506
Air Travel8,8026,9777,7076,400*6,900*5,907
Car Rentals, Other Travel426585380700*800*946
Solid Waste1,1531,0931,0202,7282,8783,423
Net Emissions62,29762,72660,44062,700*63,000*63,939
Offsets from Tech Forests(6,892)(6,892)(6,892)(6,892)(6,892)(6,892)

* Denotes Estimated Value

FY 2013 Annual Carbon Footprint Detail

Note: Data on offsets from Michigan Tech forests was obtained by the GCE from the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science. This data does not reflect the actual productivity of University forest land and is provided for illustrative purposes only.

Source: Michigan Tech Green Campus Enterprise