Taking action. Being environmentally responsible.
Since January 2011 we have reduced our footprint through the Green Ticket program. This was the first of its kind in NSW public transport. Purchasing a Green Ticket mean you can also reduce your impact on the environment.
Multi trip Green Ticket $66: how it works
Multi-trip Green Ticket: $66.00.
You can now choose a multi-trip Green Ticket for an extra $1.00. We invest 100% of your dollar into green initiatives.
Primarily your contribution goes to internationally certified carbon credits. Carbon credits offset your trips’ emissions through initiatives such as forestry and renewable energy projects.
What is a carbon credit?
A carbon credit is a trade-able certificate. It signifies the removal of carbon or greenhouse gases from the atmosphere through green initiatives. One carbon credit is equal to one tonne of carbon dioxide.
Sustainability specialist, Pangolin Associates, calculates the greenhouse gas emissions from our fuel usage, and helps us with certified carbon offsetting.
We’re also investing in reforestation
Part of your dollar also goes towards reforestation in Australia. We work with the not-for-profit organisation, Trees for Life.
Trees for Life native trees come with a 30-year guarantee. They’re protected against clearing and actively managed. Did you know 5 mature trees remove approximately 1 tonne of carbon from our atmosphere.
Other sustainability measures
In the ferry office we also avoid printing as much as possible. Otherwise, we choose the duplex setting to reduce our paper consumption. We use eco friendly, recycled paper for our Green Tickets. We will do so for future printing of standard tickets.
Our office recycles all recyclable items. We also look to minimise our waste generation as much as possible.
Something to think about…
Outboard motors are polluting to our beautiful Pittwater. Why not make one more day a week a ferry day. It makes a difference.
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