# The Math Behind the Earth Day Carbon Offset Special Package

You might be wondering how exactly we came up with 50 trees for the special Earth Day Carbon Offset Package...

• Removes enough carbon for 11 years of pet food - Assuming the average dog food emits 700kg of CO2 per year
• Removes enough carbon for 4.4 years of watching Netflix - Assuming people watch 1.5 hours of Netflix per day
• Removes enough carbon for 36.4 years of eating avocados - Assuming people eat 1-2 avocados per day
• Removes enough carbon for 80.2 years of grocery shopping with plastic bags - Assuming an individual uses 10 plastic bags every week
• Removes enough carbon for 2.01 years of driving - Assuming the average person drives 15,200km per year
• Removes enough carbon for just over one second of emissions from the Canadian Oil Industry - Assuming the oil industry emits 195 million tons of CO2 per year
• Removes enough carbon for 46.4 years of single use plastic - Assuming people use 1.5 straws, 1 plastic cup, 0.4 plastic water bottles and 2 plastic wrappers everyday
• Removes enough carbon for 3 months of living - Assuming an individual's driving, eating, shopping, Netflix, phone use and household energy use.
• Removes enough carbon for 1.5 years of phone use - Assuming the average individual uses their phone between 3-5 hours per day
• Removes enough carbon for 11.15 package shipments - Assuming the shipments are coming from 6,000km away
• Removes enough carbon for 39 years of drinking beer - Assuming an individual has 8 beers per week
• Removes enough carbon for 59.57 years of drinking cappuccinos - Assuming an individual has 1-2 everyday
• Removes enough carbon for 248 nights in a hotel - Assuming a hotel room emits 31kg CO2 per night
• Removes enough carbon for 5.13 years of eating a vegan diet - Assuming the average vegan diet emits 1.5 tons of CO2 per year
• Removes enough carbon for 3 years of an average diet - Assuming the average diet emits 2.5 tons of CO2 per year
• Removes enough carbon for 6.69 flights across Canada - Assuming the flight is 5,000km both ways
• Removes enough carbon for 1,521,739 Instagram posts - Assuming every post emits 5.06grams CO2
• Removes enough carbon for 77,000,000 Snapchats - Assuming every snapchat emits 0.1grams CO2
• Removes enough carbon for 770,000 google searches - Assuming each search emits 10grams CO2
• Removes enough carbon for 3.83 hours of flying in a private jet - Assuming a private jet emits 2,010kg CO2 per hour
• Removes enough carbon for 5,789 CDs or Vinyls - Assuming each CD or Vinyl emmits 1,330 grams CO2
• Removes enough carbon for 45,562 chocolate bars - Assuming the average chocolate bar emits 169grams CO2
• Removes enough carbon for 3,208 loads of laundry - Assuming the clothing is washed at 40 degrees and tumble dried
• Removes enough carbon for the production of 20 macbook pro’s - Assuming each macbook pro production emits 385kg CO2
• Removes enough carbon for 1.02 year of household appliances - Assuming appliances include laundry, heating, cooling and showers
• Removes enough carbon for 566 pairs of running shoes - Assuming each pair emits 30 pounds of CO2
• Removes enough carbon for 377 showers - Assuming the showers last 10 minutes
• Creates a full-time planting job for a woman in Madagascar to alleviate poverty in one of the poorest areas on Earth
• Protects land from coastal erosion (Equaling the same size as a one bedroom apartment)
• Provides desperately needed habitats for endangered animals