Planet—Carbon‑neutral shipping , 31 reviews
It's the least we can do.
I started using it as soon as I discovered it and the Real impact it has, sponsoring projects that mitigate the impact we have on Earth.
I actually really love the idea of this, and we have offset over 8000 shipments so far. I definitely thing there should be more customisation of the page for the widget. as well as the ability to show how much has been offsetted in the storefront. (ie: X shipments offset this year/month/all time). Love it.
Hey hey! Thanks so much for the feedback. We really appreciate it.
You're right -- there should be more customization, including giving merchants the chance to show off their own contributions.
We're going to hit the ground running in 2023 and ship updates to enable this sort of customization. We'll definitely be reaching out to all Planet users as we ship these updates. In the meantime, thanks again!
Good idea! it would be nice if we could also manually purchase carbon removal credits. That way we could spread information about carbon by sharing it in the product descriptions all across our sales channels like Amazon handmade, etsy, ebay, faire, helloabound, poweredbypeople, wanello and other marketplaces we use. I think it would be nice to see "buy carbon removal credits" button in the Planet app
Thanks so much for the feedback. That's a really interesting idea to manually purchase credits. We'll discuss this and hopefully can bake it into our roadmap. We 100% want you to share your incredible impact anywhere and everywhere so we're always eager for ideas like this. Thanks again!
The badge isn't customizable, and don't tell client how it works.. it really need some improvments.
Thanks so much for the feedback. You're right: Transparency and details around exactly how stores like yours remove carbon is vital. We haven't delivered enough of that yet and are working on it. Same goes for the customizability. There will be more flexibility around that soon -- we'll let you know as soon as it's live.
This is something we care about but it would be nice if Shopify is able to provide some type of landing page that can be linked in the footer instead of just a badge. We at Pop Collectibles Canada would love that!
Great idea - can there be a way to add a badge into the checkout/email confirmation pages? Thanks, looking forward to the explanation pages too!
Thanks for the feedback. We really appreciate it. The badge placement options will definitely expand in the coming months.
When it comes to email confirmation -- it's actually possible to add something about Planet right now. In you store admin, if you navigate to Settings > Notifications > Order confirmation, you'd be able to add a reference to Planet inside your order confirmation email. Soon we hope to ship some assets that you can publish on your store that you could link to.
Great idea, but as others have said, users need a choice in how to display it. For example, have it show as a badge (like "Trusted Site" does). Also, have options in where to display it, including the Footer, if possible (like the way different available Payment Options are shown).
Thanks so much for the feedback.
Great call on the badge. We will definitely build out more flexibility around badging, including, as you suggest, more dynamic placements. The footer is a great location that's not currently possible. That will be one of the options we unlock.
We'll be sure to let everyone know as these updates roll out. In the meantime, thanks again for the feedback and for supporting responsible commerce.
Great idea and easy to install but would be good if we could remove the powered by shopify planet and customise the banner. Agree with previous reviewer about more visuals for merchants to highlight throughout your store.
We appreciate the feedback -- thank you. You're spot-on about the banner customization. We are going to enable that. I don't have an exact launch date just yet, but eventually you will be able to, for example, remove the "powered by Shopify Planet" tagline, or just remove the copy altogether and simply leverage the icon, which is all that some stores want.
Feedback like this is super helpful for shaping next steps, and again we really appreciate it.
I love the concept of this app and am so pleased to be able to offer this product for my business. I found this app was pretty simple to install, however, I am wondering if there is an engaging, detailed write-up along with visuals that I could add to my Shipping section and my Sustainability section. is this something that has been developed and I just don't see it? If it is developed please let me know. I have a question, I recently downloaded the Shopify POS and will be using it at a craft show quite a distance from where I have my business, is there any chance I will be charged fees as mentioned by another reviewer? Could you check into this and let me know? I can remove this from my review after I get the answer, I just don't know how else to find out. Thanks again!
Hi there! Thanks so much for using Planet and for offering your feedback.
We are in the process of cooking up exactly what you're describing -- an explanation of how this carbon removal works, along with visuals and engaging videos that you can show to your shoppers.
You definitely deserve the opportunity to communicate the incredible impact you're having, and as soon as we get that rolled out we will let you know. Thanks again for being a part of this.
UPDATE: Regarding your Point of Sale question...
Planet only calculates orders that are marked as requiring shipping. For in-store pickup, if the pickup location is different from the warehouse storage location, then Planet will read that as shipping and calculate corresponding emissions. However, if the pickup location and warehouse location are the same, then distance is 0 so the emissions is 0.
In short, it'll be important that the location data you use is accurate and up to date so that Planet doesn't mistake your in-store purchases as online. Please reach out to Support if you have any questions around that.
Thanks again for using Planet and moving commerce forward!
I think the idea is wonderful, but as others have mentioned it needs work. I tried adding the banner, but without being able to customize things such as color, size and content, it just isn't a good fit. I've read the reviews from the Planet team and understand they are working on improvements. I'll wait for those to be implemented, then try again. Really great idea though, just needs some fine tuning.
Thanks so much for installing the app and giving feedback. You're exactly right -- we are working on these exact changes right now. We're really excited about what's in store and will be sure to let you know as soon as it's up and running. Thanks again, and keep your eyes peeled for updates!