Calore Sustainable Energy takes the utmost care to source their feedstock from waste wood of the sustainable pine plantation industry of South Africa.
Not a single tree is cut down to produce our wood pellets (and the trees cut down to supply the timber industry are replanted).
When a tree or plant grows it absorbs a certain amount of carbon dioxide during the process of photosynthesis. When you burn wood (or when a tree dies and decomposes), only that same amount of carbon dioxide it absorbed in its life cycle is released into the atmosphere. That carbon dioxide is then re-absorbed/sequestered by the replanted tree, thus completing the natural carbon cycle.
This is a closed cycle and in this process no additional carbon is emitted into the atmosphere that wasn’t already there, so we can thus say that our products are carbon neutral.