Use our carbon calculator to see how green you can make your holiday! Simply answer our questions and we’ll estimate your holiday carbon footprint, to get an idea of the impact of your visit on the planet. Find out what sustainable travel choices you can make, plus hints and tips to help make sure Scotland remains beautiful and unique for everyone to enjoy. If you're really up for a challenge, see if you can achieve our highest award and become a Sustainability Unicorn...
If you're interested in learning more about and supporting biodiversity in Scotland, we have a few great recommended partners and projects.
The Save Scottish Seas project protects our marine networks and allows Scotland's precious seas to flourish.
The Trust protect Scotland's wildlife for the future through major projects, managing reserves, education and outreach campaigns.
Discover more about rewilding the Scottish Highlands as a space for wildlife and communities to flourish.
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This holiday carbon calculator is one of the first steps in providing a tool for our visitors to travel more sustainably. We will be adding new functionality in the future to more accurately estimate the carbon impact of your trip and help you on your way to becoming a Sustainability Unicorn!
We display the results of the Carbon Calculator in CO2e, which stands for "Carbon Dioxide Equivalent" and measures CO2 as well as other greenhouse gases, such as methane and nitrous oxide.
You can find full details and explanations behind our carbon calculator and how it works on our
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