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Environmental Calculators

Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions Calculators

Durable Goods Calculator (DGC):  Understand the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission implications of various disposal methods for durable goods.

Greenhouse Gas Equivalencies Calculator:  Calculate and communicate your greenhouse gas reduction strategy, reduction targets, or other initiatives aimed at reducing GHG emissions.

NRC Environmental Benefits Calculator:Exit EPA Disclaimer Determine the GHG and energy benefits of current waste disposal practices.

Office Carbon Footprint Tool: Develop an estimate of their GHG emissions from a variety of sources including company-owned vehicle transportation; purchased electricity; waste disposal; and leased assets, franchises, and outsourced activities.

Recycled Content (ReCon) Tool: Estimate life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy impacts from purchasing and/or manufacturing materials with varying degrees of post-consumer recycled content.

Small Business/Low Emitter Tool: Small and medium-sized organizations, and larger service-sector businesses can use the tools on this page to measure and reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, also known as a “carbon footprint.

Smartway calculator:  Compare the costs and estimate the fuel savings associated with various efficiency technologies.

Waste Reduction Model (WARM): Track and voluntarily report greenhouse gas emissions reductions from several different waste management practices.  Calculates and total GHG emissions of baseline and alternative waste management practices—source reduction, recycling, combustion, composting, and landfilling.

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Green Product Calculators

Energy Star Savings calculators: Make smart purchasing decisions and reduce your organization’s energy use and costs.

Electronics Environmental Benefits Calculator:Exit EPA Disclaimer  Estimate the environmental benefits of greening your purchase, use and disposal of electronics.

Spills and Releases

RQ Calculator: Enter the name of a hazardous substance or its Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) number in the field above to look up its Reportable Quantity (RQ) or to evaluate whether a release to the environment must be reported to the National Response Center.

Water/Waste Management Calculator

Greenscapes Tools: Compare costs between environmentally preferable methods and using virgin materials to create sustainable landscape designs.

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