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Your Co-op helping you make a greener choice

As a co-op our commitment is to a fairer, better world which is why we’re working hard at how we can reduce the impact of broadband and mobile by creating a low carbon alternative in partnership with climate activists, Ecologi.

In the medium term this requires us to switch to full fibre broadband, something that’s not possible for everyone today as the new full fibre infrastructure gets rolled out in the UK. And with our SIM only plans you can keep your old phone for longer or switch to a Fairphone, a phone that is designed to last, with fair and recycled materials. 

Our work with Ecologi offsets emissions through verified carbon credits, and also supports the planting of trees around the world.

Switch today and give back to the planet

Every month Your Co-op will fund projects to offset up to 50Kg of our broadband and mobile customers' carbon footprint (that's about 5% of the footprint of an average person in the UK). That continues for as long as you use our services, so a typical 24 broadband month contract will see us offset 1.2 tonnes of CO2. 

We'll also plant a tree each month for every customer which will contribute to future decarbonisation when the trees mature in 10-20 years time.



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To put it into perspective, 50kg of CO2e =

About Ecologi

Ecologi are a social enterprise, who only fund carbon reduction projects that are certified at the very highest level by Gold Standard and equivalent . They’ll be helping us at Your Co-op Broadband take real action against climate change. 

Ecologi’s tree planting partner is Eden Reforestation Projects and they plant millions of trees every month around the world.

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Protecting lowland peat forest in Indonesia

The Rimba Raya REDD+ project protects 64,500 hectares of lowland peat swamp forest from conversion to oil palm plantations. The project area is in Central Kalimantan province, on the Southern coast of Borneo.

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Protecting and restoring forests in Papua New Guinea

The new NIHT Topaiyo REDD+ project in Papua New Guinea aims to protect the rainforest, conserve local biodiversity, and enhance the traditional landowners and stewards of these rainforests through carbon credit production.

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Using waste biomass to produce electricity in Chile

This project involves the production of electricity through the collection and processing of waste biomass from the Viñales sawmill in central Chile. The waste biomass is directly combusted in a boiler to generate steam, which is expanded through a turbine to generate electricity.

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Preserving Amazonian rainforest in Brazil

The objective of this Brazilian Amazon REDD project is to avoid emissions from planned deforestation on a property in Para State, in the Eastern Amazon of Brazil.

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Producing electricity from wind power in Northeast Thailand

This wind power project bundles the West Huaybong 2 and West Huaybong 3 wind farms, which together will generate over 500,000 MWh of electricity every year and feed it into Thailand’s national grid.

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Generating clean electricity from hydropower in India

This small hydropower project is located in the lesser Himalayas, in the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India. Water in the form of snow-melt and rain, as well as water from nearby springs, feed the catchment area.

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First ever wind power project in Honduras

This project, consisting of 51 2MW wind turbines, generating 345,970MWh of energy every year, which will be put into the National Interconnected System of Honduras.

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Producing renewable wind energy in Bulgaria

The Saint Nikola Wind Farm project is located in the Municipality of Kavarna, Bulgaria and is designed to generate electricity through wind energy to displace fossil fuel-generated electricity.

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Switch to Your Co-op and become a member

Why not become a Co-op Member too and we will donate an extra 2 trees in your name, join today.

Already a member? Just fill out the form in your My Account area here and provide your Midcounties Co-op Membership number and Your Co-op account number and you’ll see the Your Co-op forest growing to support the planet.

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