Brisbane offsets emissions with trees

Brisbane City Council (BCC) seeks to establish a regional carbon sink by the provision of associated carbon emission trading funded by individuals and businesses choosing to invest in Council sequestration projects, reports The Australian (19/5/2007, p. 44).

The projects: These projects will primarily involve a million tree planting program throughout the Brisbane Metropolitan area. The purpose of this ROI is to seek interest in establishing the associated Carbon Emission reading via a link on the Council’s Website.

Contact details : For further information the Sustainability Project Team, phone: 3403 9117 or email Closes 12 noon Friday 1 June 2007.

How to obtain the tender documents: You must download the tender documents through and click on current tenders. Click on the relevant tender number (A70171-06/07), then click on Register Interest and follow prompts to download documents. If you are having trouble downloading the documents phone Karen on (07) 3403 9167. Responses must be lodged as specified in the relevant documentation. Council’s Procurement Manual issued pursuant to the City of Brisbane Act 1924 applies to the making of the above Contracts.

The Australian, 19/5/2007, p. 44



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