Printful has partnered with Native to allow your customers the option to offset all CO2 emissions associated with their orders.
This shipping rate is available for manual orders placed from Printful Dashboard. Live shipping rate users can enable this shipping rate option by going to Dashboard > Settings > Shipping > Standard rate with CO2 offsetting.
Fees from this shipping method will be used to fund projects around the world that reduce carbon emissions. By choosing this option, your customers will offset the average emissions ($0.11 without taxes per product or its equivalent in other currencies) associated with blank product manufacturing, fulfillment, shipping, and expected product care.
What are CO2 emissions?
CO2 dioxide is the most common greenhouse gas that comes from burning fossil fuels, manufacturing, agriculture, and other economic activities, contributing to global warming.
There are other gases responsible for climate change, however, for the ease of calculations, they’re all quantified in one single metric called CO2 emissions.
What's CO2 offsetting?
CO2 offsetting is a practice of funding external projects that reduce or absorb CO2 emissions equal to one’s personal or business CO2 footprint. Offsetting projects include activities such as reforestation, renewable energy production, community projects, etc.
What’s the average footprint of one Printful product?
In 2022, one Printful product emitted 16.89 lbs (7.66 kg) of CO2 on average. The number might change from year to year as we base it on the last year’s data.