Participating in the Carbon Balance program lets you reduce your carbon footprint by purchasing third-party verified carbon offsets from local projects that work to reduce or capture greenhouse gases. For as little as $3 a month added to your monthly bill, you can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Northwest.

Residential natural gas customers can purchase offset blocks for $3 each. With each block equivalent to removing 400 pounds of carbon dioxide from the environment, the average customer can be carbon neutral for as little as $6 per month.

PSE does not make a profit on the Carbon Balance program.

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*Carbon Balance is Green-e® Climate certified and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards for greenhouse gas emissions reductions (carbon offsets) set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more: