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Interpreting is often a very travel-heavy job and a lot of that travel is by plane. Does anyone off-set their flights (by paying someone to plant trees somewhere, for example)? And if so can anyone recommend any good schemes?

asked 28 Mar '13, 15:39

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Hello Andy,

I sometimes do. I've already tried the following schemes: - (Germany) -

All the best Angelika

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answered 28 Mar '13, 15:47

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I've done it a couple of times through Face the Future because they issue Verified Carbon Units for several projects.

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answered 28 Mar '13, 17:04

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Marta Piera ...


At the latest IUCN World Conservation Congress held in Jeju with 48 interpreters (8 rooms in 3 languages), interpreters were asked to "walk the talk". So, some of them decided to offset their carbon footprint and did it on site through the Carbon Offset Fund, specifically set-up for the occasion in Jeju. I think most participants did it as well.

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answered 31 Mar '13, 09:40

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