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Working towards a
sustainable future

Find out more about how we're working
to minimize our carbon footprint

Working towards a
sustainable future

Find out more about how we're working
to minimize our carbon footprint

Why eReaders?

Go beyond paper: Try digital reading with Kobo eReaders

 

Working towards a
sustainable future

Find out more about how we're working
to minimize our carbon footprint

Reducing carbon emissions with terrapass

We've partnered with terrapass, a leader in renewable energy options, to purchase carbon offsets to reduce our environmental footprint by investing in reforestation and sustainable farming.

Reducing carbon emissions with terrapass

We've partnered with terrapass, a leader in renewable energy options, to purchase carbon offsets to reduce our environmental footprint by investing in reforestation and sustainable farming.

Why eReaders?

Go beyond paper: Try digital reading with Kobo eReaders

Working towards a
sustainable future

Find out more about how we're working
to minimize our carbon footprint

Reducing carbon emissions with terrapass

We've partnered with terrapass, a leader in renewable energy options, to purchase carbon offsets to reduce our environmental footprint by investing in reforestation and sustainable farming.

Our reductions, by the numbers

Through terrapass, we'll offset 100% of emissions associated with direct shipments of Kobo eReaders. That's equivalent to:

1B+

smartphones
charged for a year

1,600+

cars taken off the
road for a year

900+

homes a year powered
by reusable energy

Our reductions, by the numbers

Through terrapass, we'll offset 100% of emissions associated with direct shipments of Kobo eReaders. That's equivalent to:

1B+

smartphones
charged for a year

1,600+

cars taken off the
road for a year

900+

homes a year powered
by reusable energy

Our reductions, by the numbers

Through terrapass, we'll offset 100% of emissions associated with direct shipments of Kobo eReaders. That's equivalent to:

1B+

smartphones
charged for a year

1,600+

cars taken off the
road for a year

900+

homes a year powered
by reusable energy

Why eReaders?

Go beyond paper: Try digital reading with Kobo eReaders

Working towards a
sustainable future

Find out more about how we're working
to minimize our carbon footprint

TIST Tree Planting Project

The carbon reduction project we've selected is TIST, a community-led tree planting project which covers ten different areas across Kenya. It aims to improve the lives of communities and counteract the devastating effects of deforestation, erosion, famine, drought, and floods.

TIST Tree Planting Project

The carbon reduction project we've selected is TIST, a community-led tree planting project which covers ten different areas across Kenya. It aims to improve the lives of communities and counteract the devastating effects of deforestation, erosion, famine, drought, and floods.

Why eReaders?

Go beyond paper: Try digital reading with Kobo eReaders

Working towards a
sustainable future

Find out more about how we're working
to minimize our carbon footprint

TIST Tree Planting Project

The carbon reduction project we've selected is TIST, a community-led tree planting project which covers ten different areas across Kenya. It aims to improve the lives of communities and counteract the devastating effects of deforestation, erosion, famine, drought, and floods.

Measurable achievements of the TIST Project

Here's how TIST has made a difference with their initiatives:

10.48M

TIST trees,
growing and
being monitored

70%

profits from carbon
credits received by
local people

52,000

approximate number of
TIST farmers who have
received health training

Measurable achievements of the TIST Project

Here's how TIST has made a difference with their initiatives:

10.48M

TIST trees,
growing and being
monitored

70%

profits from carbon
credits
received by

local people

52,000

approximate number of
TIST farmers who have
received health training

Measurable achievements of the TIST Project

Here's how TIST has made a difference with their initiatives:

10.48M

TIST trees,
growing and being
monitored

70%

profits from carbon
credits
received by
local people

52,000

approximate number of TIST
farmers who have received health training

Why eReaders?

Go beyond paper: Try digital reading with Kobo eReaders

Working towards a
sustainable future

Find out more about how we're working
to minimize our carbon footprint

Kobo eRecycling Mail-in Program


We offer an eRecycling mail-in option free of charge in Canada and the US. After arriving at a government certified e-waste recycling company, your Kobo eReader will be broken down into re-usable glass and plastic, and the remaining waste is disposed of according to local regulations.

To find out more information about our process in your area, please visit kobo.com/help and click Contact Us.

Outside of Canada or the US?

Consult your municipality, province, or state for information about e-waste facilities. Some retailers who sell Kobo products offer recycling alternatives where you can drop off your eReader.

Important

All data on your Kobo eReader is your responsibility. Please be sure you have backed up and deleted your data from the device before disposal.

Rakuten Kobo will not accept equipment that has been contaminated with substances not normally contained in the Kobo eReader product. You will not be reimbursed for any equipment or accessories sent to the Kobo mail-in recycling program.

Kobo eRecycling Mail-in Program


We offer an eRecycling mail-in option free of charge in Canada and the US. After arriving at a government certified e-waste recycling company, your Kobo eReader will be broken down into re-usable glass and plastic, and the remaining waste is disposed of according to local regulations.

 

To find out more information about our process in your area, please visit kobo.com/help and click Contact Us.

Outside of Canada or the US?

Consult your municipality, province, or state for information about e-waste facilities. Some retailers who sell Kobo products offer recycling alternatives where you can drop off your eReader.

Important

All data on your Kobo eReader is your responsibility. Please be sure you have backed up and deleted your data from the device before disposal.

Rakuten Kobo will not accept equipment that has been contaminated with substances not normally contained in the Kobo eReader product. You will not be reimbursed for any equipment or accessories sent to the Kobo mail-in recycling program.

Why eReaders?

Go beyond paper: Try digital reading with Kobo eReaders

Working towards a
sustainable future

Find out more about how we're working
to minimize our carbon footprint

Kobo eRecycling Mail-in Program


We offer an eRecycling mail-in option free of charge in Canada and the US. After arriving at a government certified e-waste recycling company, your Kobo eReader will be broken down into re-usable glass and plastic, and the remaining waste is disposed of according to local regulations.

To find out more information about our process in your area, please visit kobo.com/help and click Contact Us.

Outside of Canada or the US?

Consult your municipality, province, or state for information about e-waste facilities. Some retailers who sell Kobo products offer recycling alternatives where you can drop off your eReader.

Important

All data on your Kobo eReader is your responsibility. Please be sure you have backed up and deleted your data from the device before disposal.

Rakuten Kobo will not accept equipment that has been contaminated with substances not normally contained in the Kobo eReader product. You will not be reimbursed for any equipment or accessories sent to the Kobo mail-in recycling program.