Platbos indigenous forest | Africa´s Southernmost forest | Baviaanspoort Hills, Grootbos Road between Gansbaai and Hermanus

Carbon Footprint Calculator

for average middle-income family

Carbon Emissions for Average Household:

The average household generates 10 tonnes per person per year.
The average motorist travels 33600 kilometres per year.

Click each box which reads <no. and enter>, type your number in the box and then press enter on your keyboard.

When entering your figures, please do not leave spaces between your numbers and enter 0 if an item does not apply to you. Scroll to the bottom of the calculator to find your carbon footprint and the number of trees to offset the carbon.


TO START THE CALCULATOR, CLICK BELOW on Click to Edit

Click refresh (F5) or reload to clear the figures and start again.

Click here to place your tree planting order.



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Grow a Forest

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Participate in our
Reforestation Project
and sponsor the planting of a tree. Order this forest greeting card, pictured above, to inform your special person of the trees planted in their honour.


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