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Your ecological footprint is how much land is needed to support your lifestyle. Some handy tips on how to reduce your ecological footprint and save money can be found here.
Your ecological footprint is how much land is needed to support your lifestyle. Australia has one of the largest ecological footprints in the world, at 6.6 hectares per person. The average household emits 14 tonnes of greenhouse gases each year, making up more than 50% of the nations footprint. A fun way to check your footprint is with the WWF Footprint calculator and some facts and figures on energy usage can be found here.
Some handy tips on how to reduce your ecological footprint and save money are given below. More tips and rebate information can be found at the NSW Government's Save Power and Living Thing websites and the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency. For information on the Federal Government's carbon price go to Clean Energy Future website.