Broadband Stats: Remote Work is Green

With many Americans now working remotely either part or full time, the benefits of this shift are yielding big benefits for both workers and the environment. Recent Census Bureau and Environmental Protection Agency data shows the substantial impact that the growth of telecommuting has had on greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), thanks to fast and reliable broadband networks.

6.6 billion Fewer miles driven each week; 304 million Fewer gallons of gas used each week; 2.7 million Fewer metric tons of CO2 emitted weekly