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You want to leave traces?

So do we. Just not in nature.

What is the carbon footprint?

Whatever we do, the products we make and consume, the drive to work, or simply our homes, they all create greenhouse gases. That in itself is not so bad. But we are now emitting much more of them than can be sequestered in the atmosphere. This leads to climate heating.

So in the fight against climate change, we need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. But to know where we can reduce emissions, we first need to know where we are producing them. That’s where the carbon footprint calculation comes in, identifying the high-emission stages of the value chain.

The calculation is based on the criteria of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, the internationally recognized and widely used standard. However, as the name suggests, not only carbon emissions are taken into account. The greenhouse gases methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, sulfur hexafluoride and nitrogen trifluoride are also converted into so-called CO2 equivalents and are thus included in the carbon footprint. The calculation distinguishes between three “scopes” in which the emissions occur.


In Cooperation with myclimate

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As an international climate protection organization with Swiss roots, we have found a suitable cooperation partner to provide our customers with the best calculation solution.
For your carbon footprinting including report, we offer your hotel two different packages: Basic and Advanced. In contrast to the Basic package, the Advanced option gives you additional recording options and a more detailed emissions profile.
  • Wellness area, wellness entries
  • Solar thermal
  • District cooling Refrigerant type 1, 2, and 3
  • Different options cars (large, medium, small, natural gas, biogas, hybrid, electric, motorcycle)
  • Overnight options (2-3 stars, 4 stars, 5 stars)
  • Different options in the area of food
  • Purchased electronic equipment
  • Internal laundry
  • Different options in the area of hygiene articles
  • Different options in the area of recycling

The calculation of the carbon footprint forms the basis for their reduction. Now appropriate measures can be implemented to avoid and reduce emissions. Some emissions cannot be avoided and are called “residual emissions”. The amount of these residual emissions can be used to make a valuable contribution to financing high-quality climate protection projects – in the region or internationally.

Climate protection project.

Clean drinking water for schools and households in Uganda.

The Gold Standard certified carbon offset project of myclimate promotes access to various water filter technologies of poorer households and institutions such as schools in Uganda. The resulting reduced consumption of non-renewable firewood and charcoal reduces the carbon footprint and has an equally positive impact on the living conditions and health of thousands of people.
In addition to the project in Uganda, myclimate offers you other carbon offset projects to choose from. These deal with waste management and compost, biogas, biomass, energy efficiency, land use and forest, and much more.

You still have questions?

Marlen is your contact person.

… regarding climate protection projects
Benno von der Dovenmühle von myclimate

Benno von der Dovenmühle

… regarding carbon footprint
Marlen Wienand

Marlen Wienand