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A Year of Carbon Neutral Lyft Rides

Kate Margolis - May 29, 2019
An illustration of trees.

A year ago, we became one of the world’s largest purchasers of carbon offsets, and made all Lyft rides carbon neutral. And last September, we took it a step further and committed to full carbon neutrality.

Since April 2018, we’ve effectively eliminated the amount of carbon that it would take 2.4 million acres of trees to remove in a single year by purchasing 2,062,500 metric tons of carbon offsets.

Here’s a look at what we’ve done over the past year:

Moving Toward a Greener Future

While making all Lyft rides carbon neutral doesn’t solve climate change, it’s a big step forward.

We’ve also made other efforts to lessen our environmental impact, including:

Lyft discontinued its carbon offset program in 2020. Please refer to our investor page for the latest ESG reports and other disclosures related to Lyft's carbon footprint.