To compensate for the required vehicle use within each program, MBL purchases carbon offsets from the West Kootenay EcoSociety. As of March 2020, MBL has donated over 10,000 trees to be planted.
As stewards of this environment, we conduct chemical control as a last-resort option. Small research trials are consistently conducted to reduce a reliance on chemical control. Biomass is left in systems as long as possible to allow for enhanced biodiversity.