Everyday Essentials



01 Measure

Pela used 2019 operational data to estimate its carbon footprint for the year.

GHG Scope 1 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 1

Emissions from energy used in buildings, fleets, and equipment.

4 tCO2e

GHG Scope 2 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 2

Emissions from electricity.

1 tCO2e

GHG Scope 3 Ⓘ
GHG Protocol Scope 3

Emissions from raw materials, manufacturing, shipping, air travel, and other activities in the supply chain.

1,104 tCO2e

Total Emissions Ⓘ
Total Carbon Emissions

The sum of Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions.

1,109 tCO2e

02 Offset

The entire carbon footprint was offset using verified carbon credits.
Carbon Credits for 2019

1,109 tCO2e

Total 2019 Investment in Carbon Credits


Pela's credits came from:

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2019 Emissions Offsets

1,109 tCO2e

Lifetime Emissions Offsets

1,109 tCO2e

03 Reduce

Pela is implementing a Reduction Action Plan to reduce emissions from within its own operations and supply chain.

Current Year Reduction Actions


What We’re Reducing

Streamline transportation routes for transporting the finished product to distribution centres (add distribution centres in Canada and Europe).

How We'll Reduce It


What We’re Reducing

Continue to promote the Pela 360 Program globally to decrease product end-of-life waste by increasing recycling of conventional phone cases and to increasing upcycling and composting of Pela phone cases.

How We'll Reduce It


What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It


What We’re Reducing

How We'll Reduce It

Prior Year Reduction Actions

Other Sustainability Notes

We believe business can be a force for good through the Responsibility Economy. When companies and consumers take responsibility for their Carbon Footprint the planet will be in a much better place. Climate change is a major problem and it will take a community of like minded individuals and businesses to be the change that is needed to leave the world better for future generations. We are not perfect, but we believe in better and we know we are better together. Pela makes everyday products without everyday waste to create a waste free future and to educate and inspire a global community of people who are committed to making a positive impact on our planet. As a Certified B Corporation, member of 1% for the Planet and Climate Neutral, Pela is on a mission to eliminate 1 billion pounds of waste from the global waste stream and continues to research and develop the most innovative products to create a waste-free future. To learn more about Pela’s sustainable products visit

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