Tree Planting Program FAQs


Why are Able planting forests ?

Able are planting forests as a proactive measure to take responsibility for the environmental impact of its activities. Able plant enough trees to offset their audited CO2 emissions and the forests that are created produce a range of other environmental benefits.

What are the other benefits ?

Reduced soil salinity
Reduced erosion
Improved water quality in rivers and streams
Increased habitat for native wildlife
Windbreaks and shelter for crops and wildlife

Are Able planting plantation timber ?

No. Able are commissioning the planting of biodiverse forests that are protected for a minimum of 70 to 100 years.

Who plants the trees on behalf of Able ?

Although Able have volunteered to help on planting days, practically all of the trees are professionally planted by a number of organisations; Greenfleet, Climate Positive and Carbon Neutral.

What type of trees are planted ?

A diverse range of trees and shrub varieties are selected for the planting site. These trees and shrubs are then propogated from seeds  collected in the local area.

The trees are planted in accordance with published forestry standards.

How much CO2 does an average tree offset ?

During its life, an average tree in the planting sites offsets approximately 260 Kg of CO2.

How many trees has Able commissioned to be planted ?

So far this year, Able has commisssioned approximately 7,500 trees to be planted with Greenfleet and an additional number through Climate Positive's 130% offset scheme.

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