Posts by: Kristi

Beer vs. Whiskey: Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Have you ever wondered how your favorite drink impacts the environment? In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we took a look at two of our favorites: beer and whiskey. It turns out that whiskey is our winner on a per-drink basis, but order a double and the race gets tight. Most of the carbon footprint comes from the brewing and… read more →

Happy New Year from TerraPass

Happy New Year from TerraPass
What's your goal for 2015? Here at TerraPass, we resolve to restore the balance by working hard to give you the tools you need to understand, measure and reduce your environmental impact. Look out for more This vs. That infographics, expanded product offerings so you can purchase with one click, and even a new website look in time for Earth… read more →

Happy Thanksgiving from TerraPass

Turkey vs... Call us traditionalist, but we don’t think there really is any substitute for turkey on Thanksgiving. But that doesn’t mean that we aren’t interested in the carbon footprint of the holiday. SOURCES AND LINKS: Turkey Cook Time Appliance KWh/therms Facts Turkey footprint Pumpkin Pie Source AAA Travel Facts read more →

More Choices Help Lower Household Carbon Emissions

Terrapass Introduces Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) For the Individual Customer—It’s Not Just for Businesses Anymore! August, 26, 2014, SanFranciso, CA: The average US household consumes around 11 MWHs of electricity annually; the emissions that are generated are equivalent to cutting down 194 trees. With these figures it is important to find ways to support clean energy that helps sustain our… read more →
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