How would you feel if we told you that you could offset the carbon emissions of your entire life by planting trees?
Tree planting is an important element in the solution to tackle climate change - trees absorb carbon dioxide and are vital carbon sinks. Planting is also quick, cheap and immediate action.
A large tree inhales 20.3 kgs of CO2 in a year and exhales enough oxygen for a family of four for a year.
Grow-Trees enables you, from the comfort of your office or home, to plant trees with just a few clicks. Tree by tree, we can expand the green cover on Earth and make a significant impact on our planet’s health.
Based on the amount of carbon an average tree absorbs in its lifetime, you can set a tree planting goal to offset your carbon footprint.
You may want to wish one friend for a birthday, another for an anniversary, congratulate a third for an achievement and greet a fourth for a festival. Do all of this through a single transaction and each recipient will get a personalized eTreeCertificate.
The per capita CO2 emissions in India are currently around 1.2 tons per annum, expected to rise to 2-2.5 tons by 2020 and 3-3.5 tons by 2030 (Source: Economic Survey, 2009-10). Currently, the top 10% of per capita urban emissions go up to 3.5 tons p.a.
|Avg. per capita emissions||To offset, plant*|
|Urban India||3.5 tons p.a.||350 trees|
|India||1.2 tons p.a.||120 trees|
|USA||20 tons p.a.||2000 trees|
|UK||9.4 tons p.a.||940 trees|
|China||4.6 tons p.a.||460 trees|
|Russia||11 tons p.a.||1100 trees|
Grow-Trees enables you to honour your friends and family by gifting the trees you plant, thereby inspiring others to follow your act, and spreading the circle of nurturing the environment.
The forest will become a home for pollinating agents like the butterflies, bees, birds and earthworms. It will help nurture the soil, fix back the nitrogen and minerals in the soil that it grows on, preserve the water table and look elegant and beautiful while doing it all.