I recently did a survey to trace my carbon footprint from heel to toe, and I discovered Mine measures about 55 tons of carbon dioxide a year based on energy waste at my house, travel habits, and diet. According to the survey, 33.8% of my footprint comes from home energy waste, 58.3% from driving and flying, 1.7% from food and diet, and 6.2% regarding recycling and waste. This means I accumulate two times the carbon footprint emission of the average American. The percent breakdown was at a similar ratio other than the food category for which I amount much less of a footprint.
This means that my footprint is the equivalent of ten international footprints. I could easily reduce any of these categories by getting more efficient lighting and insulation, traveling less and eating less meats.