It's not just on tour that we aim to be as green as possible however, we do this in the office and with our printed materials too.
Our tour brochures are printed on FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) paper, which means that the paper used for printing is from responsible sources. We work and donate regularly to charities such as Trees for Life and our tours have frequently been offered as prizes at fundraising events.
When everyone books a tour through our website as well, there is an option to donate £1 to Trees for Life, who have a vision of a revitalised wild forest in the Highlands, providing space for wildlife to flourish and communities to thrive. We are particularly passionate about the protection of forests in Scotland, as one tree can absorb as much as 48lbs of carbon dioxide per year, which over the course of 40 years is equivalent to almost 1 tonne.
Not only is this important to protect the air we breathe, but it also to protect the homes of hundreds of species of Scottish wildlife, many of which you will spot on tour with us. We wouldn't want to lose any of them.
In the office, 100% recycled paper is used, as well as recycling being encouraged. Rainwater is also collected at our base in Edinburgh, meaning we can collect it to clean our coaches with and save money in the process.