EVERGREEN CARBON CAPTURE
climate change is one of the most pressing issues our generation faces.
local action to address a growing problem
the science behind ecc
Trees sequester carbon over their lifetime. We plant one tree for every 5 tons of carbon to be sequestered. This number, calculated using the Climate Action Reserve’s Urban Forest Tree Carbon Calculator, indicates that the average Pacific Northwest conifer tree will sequester 13.9 tons of carbon by its 100th birthday.
MAKING CHANGE IN THE REGION WE LOVE
Our solution is simple—we help you calculate your annual carbon footprint and plant trees locally to mitigate your carbon impact. Since 2010, we have worked with corporate and nonprofit partners, field partners and hundreds of volunteers. Together we have planted 56,000 trees in more than 130 locations. These trees will sequester greater than 376,000 tons of carbon dioxide (C02) over their lifetimes. Explore the information to below to see how you can make an impact as an individual, partner or sponsor.
Companies & Organizations
2021-2022 key highlights
In the past year, ECC participants increased their support for climate action in the Puget Sound region by setting a new program record. With these commitments, we are supporting local forest restoration by planting 5,695 native evergreen trees to offset carbon emissions, an increase of 34% over the previous year. In partnership with 25 partners, 8 field partners and dozens of individuals, over 28k tons of carbon will be sequestered.