How to get involved

Are you interested in calculating your institution's nitrogen footprint?  The Nitrogen Footprint Tool now exists in two formats. 

Currently available is the Excel-based tool (Institution NFT 2.1) and accompanying user’s manual provide a complete set of methods, emissions factors, and projection and scenario capabilities for institutions to calculate their N footprints. The Excel-based tool is freely available to anyone who would like to use it through the EPA:

NFT Version 2.1 and the User’s Manual Version 2.0 are available to download from the EPA Science Inventory (url:

Coming in fall 2017 is a web-based integrated carbon and nitrogen footprint tool! The NFT is currently being merged with the Campus Carbon CalculatorTM. The new integrated tool will be available as an online tool through the UNH Sustainability Institute as early as Fall 2017.