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Carbon Capture Programme

What we've achieved!

66,712 tonnes of CO2 captured – that’s as heavy as around 13,500 elephants! 

 

Over £1.1 million raised for the Woodland Trust to date. 

 

Over 266,000 trees planted (166.78 hectares) so far - that’s enough to stretch over 142 miles – roughly the distance from London to Sheffield if planted in a straight line.

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What is Carbon Capture?

A method of mitigating CO2 emissions and provides a reduced carbon solution for organisations

A unique market leading, high impact, low cost environmental programme with tangible benefits

Creates native woodland in the UK and provides habitats for wildlife and green spaces for all to enjoy

A demonstration of an organisations values and responsible approach to the environment

How does it work?

We are offering customers and their clients the opportunity to capture the CO2 emissions from their paper/print purchases by planting native woodland, right here in the UK, through the Woodland Trust and the Woodland Carbon scheme.

We have elected to Carbon Capture all our paper purchases via our paper supplier

The average amount of CO2 emitted from the manufacture and distribution of a tonne of paper has been calculated

The Calculation has been verified by the Woodland Trust using Carbon Trust and DEFRA figures

The Woodland Carbon logo may be used in conjunction with your print job to demonstrate your commitment to the environment

100% of the Carbon Capture charges are paid directly to the Woodland Trust and new woodland is planted at their accredited sites across the UK

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Carbon Reporting

The pressure on organisations to demonstrate good emission management and sustainability initiatives is growing

The UK Government Climate Change Act requiring that greenhouse gas emissions reduce by 80% by 2050 (against 1990 levels)

Quoted companies on the London Stock Exchange were required to report their annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

Many large organisations, Government departments, local authorities, universities, colleges and schools are already committing to carbon reduction initiatives and are benefiting from demonstrating their environmental values to their stakeholders

Businesses are increasingly expected to report their green credentials, from annual reports, to sales tenders and external communications

The CO2 captured can be used and stated in company reports under guidelines for voluntary schemes. Carbon Capture can be considered as a charitable sponsorship and can be deducted from business profits before tax

Woodland Carbon & Woodland Trust

Woodland is the second largest sink of CO2 after the oceans

 

The CO2 is captured by the planting of trees in new native woodland here in the UK, through the Woodland Trust’s

 

Government backed Woodland Carbon Scheme

 

The scheme operates under the HM Government’s 2011 Woodland Carbon Code www.woodlandcarbon.co.uk

 

100% of the Carbon Capture charge goes directly to the Woodland Trust to plant native woodland in the UK

 

The Woodland Trust is the leading UK woodland conservation charity (Charity no. 294344 /SCO38885)

 

Woodland Trust’s aim is to protect and develop natural woodland throughout the UK thereby protecting our natural heritage

 

The Trust owns and manages over 1,000 free-to-visit woodland sites across the UK

 

The UK has just 13% woodland cover compared to the European average of 37%

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Benefits for your Organisation

Environmental issues are becoming more and more important to organisations of all sizes and a carbon reduction strategy often provides a commercial advantage including:

Providing a reduced carbon solution for you and your business

A tangible demonstration of your company’s responsible approach to the environment

 

Use of the Woodland Carbon logo to enhance your brand

 

Invitation to join us on Tree Planting days

Tree Planting Days

A chance to take part in a tree planting event at one of the Woodland Trust’s sites

A fulfilling, hands on experience creating and/or maintaining native woodland

Photographs, video content and a press release are provided to all participants for marketing and communication use

Occasionally joined by environmental experts including TV’s Julia Bradbury