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 Buildings 19,457 19,507 18,185 20,335 17,171 19,227
Direct Transportation 553 998 990 1,000* 1,200* 1,207
Refrigerants and Chemicals 463 2,316 2,350 1000* 83 418
Purchased Electricity 24,677 24,650 22,85 25,616 27,427 26,853
Elec Transmission Losses 2,441 2,438 2,260 2,534 2,713 2,656
Faculty/Staff Commuting 2,429 2,195 2,252 2,000* 1,900* 1,717
Student Commuting 1,873 1,944 2,429 1,900* 1,800* 1,506
Air Travel 8,802 6,977 7,707 6,400* 6,900* 5,907
Car Rentals, Other Travel 426 585 380 700* 800* 946
Solid Waste 1,153 1,093 1,020 2,728 2,878 3,423
Agriculture 23 23 23 23 23 5
Net Emissions 62,297 62,726 60,440 62,700* 63,000* 63,939
Offsets from Tech Forests (6,892) (6,892) (6,892) (6,892) (6,892) (6,892)

* Denotes Estimated Value

FY 2014 Annual Carbon Footprint Detail

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