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Understanding “Carbon Neutral”

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Understanding “Carbon Neutral”

Written by: Taylor Stirling   The term “carbon neutral” is getting thrown around a LOT nowadays, and companies boast their neutrality (as they should!) on their marketing platforms. So what does it actually mean, and why is it important?  Our increasingly eCommerce-centric shopping habits are placing more of a carbon burden on the planet through shipping and transportation logistics. This industry has become one of the top polluting services at about 10% of global CO2-e emissions. Carbon neutrality is helping relieve that burden.  Carbon neutrality means having net zero emissions from business activities. Neutrality is essentially “cancelling out” the emitted...

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