Kansas City
Climate Action

Offset your carbon footprint by Supporting Local Projects

Tons C02e Offset since 2023
320
Equivalent Trees Planted
15002

Why Carbon Positive KC?

Verified Projects

Our national and international projects are certified by the industry’s top 3rd party verification agencies.

Local Benefit​

We ensure that a portion of your contribution goes directly to local projects you can see and feel.

Green Jobs

Your support helps us scale towards creating real local jobs teaching youth about the climate and sales.

A Just Cause

Action today is better than tomorrow and can save the future. 

Community

Join our growing local and regional movement building community.

Responsibility

Demonstrate your environmental commitment and take responsibility today.

How It works

1. Measure Your Carbon Footprint

We'll measure your carbon footprint with a free, fifteen minute phone call. You'll receive a report with ideas of how to lower your carbon footprint.

2. Clean Up Your Carbon Trash​

You already pay to clean up your trash. Why not pay to clean up your carbon trash? Finance verified climate outcomes to offset carbon footprint.​

3. Enjoy Peace of Mind

Ghandi said: "Be the change you wish to see." Model the carbon positive future today. Be confident that your donations are achieving the Kansas City climate results you want.

What Our Members Say

Local/Regional Projects You'll Support

Port KC
Pilot Project

Kansas City, MO

Rotational grazing and carbon sequestration to increase biodiversity, riparian health, air quality, and water quality along the Blue River here in Kansas City.

Des Moines Reforestation

Des Moines, IA

Focused on storm recovery, community connections, and workforce development. Trees Forever  planted 1,799 trees in 2020 and 2021 in Des Moines. 

SPLT
Grasslands

Colorado

Acquiring and protecting 25000+ acres of prairie grasslands, with a focus on biodiversity and wildlife.

Global Projects You'll Support

Resguardo Indigena Unificado Selva de Mataven

Colombia

Safeguarding biodiversity and provides education, healthcare, sanitation, food security, and other co-benefits for 15K indigenous people.

Hyundai
Waste to Energy

South Korea

Utilizing surplus waste gases including Blast Furnace Gas, Coke Oven Gas, and Converter Gas produced by Dangjin Hyundai Steel Mill, to generate electricity.

Art by Bryan Haynes

Frequently Asked Questions

60% of your money directly supports carbon offset projects. 20% of your money is reinvested in local projects. 20% is used for overhead.

We conduct extensive due diligence on each project and only purchase offsets from the most established and respected carbon certification organizations.

This depends on the lifestyle of you, your household, or organization. On average, it may cost between $20 and $50. To know for sure, book a carbon inventory to learn more about the carbon footprint of your lifestyle.  

A person’s carbon footprint can be offset so that their carbon impact is a net zero. Carbon Positive means that a person or organization removes more carbon from the environment than they emit.

Not likely. Recognition is due for the investments and actions you’ve already taken. However, most modern lifestyles emit more carbon than these actions reduce.

A carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) produced in a single year by a person or an organization. 

Carbon Positive KC works hard to ensure the highest quality projects are funded across a range of different regions and activities. Pooling funds for national projects while funding local projects is the way we’re able to get you Carbon Positive. 

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Measure Your Carbon Footprint

15 minutes