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3. Carbon neutrality of the park

What is Carbon neutrality?
Carbon neutrality, or having a net zero carbon footprint, refers to achieving net zero carbon emissions by balancing a measured amount of carbon released with an equivalent amount sequestered or offset, or buying enough carbon credits to make up the difference. It is used in the context of carbon dioxide releasing processes, associated with transportation, energy production and industrial processes.

How does the Sanxia Carbon Neutral Park stay carbon neutrality?
This park offsets the carbon footprints of visitors, which are calculated as the carbon emissions by power consumption, gasoline consumption, water usage, and waste generated while living in the park, with landfill gas to energy, cherry trees, "Tree Bank," greenhouse horticulture, recycling of rainwater, and other activities which reduce carbon emissions. The park is then carbon neutralized as a result.
Carbon neutrality of the park

The park currently reduces 395,000 kg CO2 emissions annually. When the carbon emissions of parks employees are subtracted, 100 visitors per day is allowed to enjoy a low-carbon experience in the park. Also, the park is closed on Mondays for an environmental recovery.

How to minimize your carbon footprint?
A "carbon footprint" is the total amount of CO2 emissions produced either directly or  indirectly in life or throughout the entire lifecycle of a product.
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