CARBON OFFSETTING SERVICE

Green Driving Hub / Carbon Offsetting Service


How 'Green' are your car journeys?
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With transport making up around 29.8% of the UK’s total carbon emissions, we all have a part to play in reducing this figure. That’s why we've teamed up with iOffset to give you access to a calculator to work out your household vehicle carbon emissions and the option to offset these on annual or monthly basis.



​​​​​​​How does the tool work?
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It’s really easy to use. Just input your vehicle registration number (VRN) and annual mileage for each of the cars in your household in to the calculator. You'll then be presented with your annual carbon consumption. You can then choose if you would like to offset your emissions via iOffset, who will invest in globally recognised climate activities. iOffset operate as a subscription process so you can choose if you'd like to make a one-off payment or subscribe on a rolling monthly or annual basis. For customers who sign up to a subscription they'll be contacted 11 months after initial sign up where they'll be invited to re-calculate their current carbon emissions and review if they would like to continue with their subscription.

​​​​​​​This service is for petrol or diesel cars. If you have an EV already, you don’t need to iOffset as you are already acting sustainably! To check, you can enter your vehicle registration and annual mileage into the calculator.



​​​​​​​Who are iOffset?


​​​​​​​​​​​​We have joined forces with iOffset.

iOffset's mission is to spearhead an international carbon reduction and offsetting culture, making it easy and affordable for individuals and businesses to reduce and offset their unavoidable emissions

​​​​​​​iOffset aims to make carbon reduction and offsetting easy, affordable and socially the right thing to do.

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Things to know

•   When you click the tool, you’ll be taken to the iOffset website

•   The link is provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of these sites or resources

•   If you need support at any time you can call iOffset support on 
01524 881207

•   Outputs from the tool are calculated by iOffset based on the information that have been entered. We can't make any guarantees on the outputs of the tool. You are responsible for making your own decision

•   Please be aware that should you wish to offset, you can choose to set up an annual subscription or make a one-off payment (a one-off payment covers a one-year period). Eleven months after signing up to iOffset you will be issued with a subscription renewal reminder where you can choose to re-calculate your current emissions and continue or cancel your subscription if you wish

•   Your contribution buys a registered Carbon Credit. These credits are a verified record of one tonne of Carbon that has already been absorbed or been prevented, by the project that you are supporting. Your contribution is then put forward to continue the projects work either, via planting more trees which can be converted into Carbon Credits in the future or by generating funds which prevents land from being put into other usage e.g. agriculture or timber harvesting 

•   The set price per tonne of carbon agreed with iOffset is £10 per tonne. Please note that should the price of carbon exceed £10/t then the investment passed onto climate related project activities will be reduced. Your subscription amount will not be impacted

•   Whilst the current Carbon prices are relatively low it’s anticipated that these will rise significantly as the UK moves to net zero by 2050. Customers are advised to review and re-calculate their emissions to ensure that offsetting remains relevant and viable for them

•   So that iOffset can maximise the volume of carbon offset they work primarily with international climate projects accredited by The United Nations Clean Development Mechanism, Verra, and Gold Standard to maximise your offsetting contribution