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March 2018

Growing Food to Reduce Your Footprint

6 March 2018

Growing just a few edible plants reduces your carbon footprint and can make for some wonderful opportunities to share! By growing fruit trees (or any tree) you can capture carbon and cool your property, which in turn saves you energy and money. Some fabulous aspects of growing your own food include: No food miles and …

What does Gold Standard mean?

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28 March 2017

The rapid growth of the carbon offset industry has given rise to concerns that companies may use offsets as an easy way to ‘greenwash’ their reputation or as a licence to pollute.   The Gold Standard label is one of the most rigorous certification standards available for carbon offset projects – ensuring their efficacy both …

November 2016

Top 10 Tips For Going Paper Free

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3 November 2016

Using less paper is a super easy way to reduce your carbon footprint and save the trees, so to help you go paperless we’ve put together our top 10 tips.   1. Cancel your paper phone book When was the last time you used your phone book?  You can cancel your Yellow Pages and White …

September 2016

Monitoring results 2016

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27 September 2016

Our revegetation program in re-establishing native trees and shrubs on previously cleared land has totalled over 1,000 hectares across 5 properties in the Central West region of WA since 2013. The plantings have recently been independently monitored. Monitoring was undertaken using the Biodiversity Fund Ecological Monitoring Guide. The plantings have overall been successful in achieving …

July 2016

Native Plant Revegetation: “Art and Science”

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12 July 2016

Since 2012, Carbon Neutral Charitable Fund has collaborated in the revegetation of over 1100 hectares of uneconomic farmland in the Yarra Yarra Biodiversity Corridor. The carbon offsets produced there have been accredited under the international Gold Standard certification, an Australian first, and have contributed greatly to the biodiversity in the area. In order to achieve …

June 2016

2 June 2016

Lower Carbon Living Australians are big spenders when it comes to carbon dioxide emissions (CO2-e). In 2015, our national emissions per person were 23.2 tonnes of CO2-e per person.1 That is more than the US (19.78) and Canada (18.81). In comparison, the UK is at 9.7 tonnes per person.2 So what can you do on a …

Driving Electric

2 June 2016

Lower Carbon Driving With 16 million registered passenger cars and light commercial vehicles out and about on Australian roads1, reflecting on how and when you use your car is a good starting point when you want to reduce your carbon footprint Considering a hybrid or fully electric vehicle will help you minimise your carbon emissions dramatically. “Why …

January 2016

Who is Carbon Neutral Charitable Fund (CNCF)?

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7 January 2016

Who is Carbon Neutral Charitable Fund (CNCF)?   We Plant Trees for the Planet Since 2001 the Carbon Neutral Charitable Fund has restored and regenerated unused and degraded land back to natural Australian habitat.   New Beginnings In October 2013, driven by a need for new planting sites to increase planting a capacity, a partnership was formed with Auscarbon, Australian …