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Love from TerraPass

  • February 8, 2011
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Hey Footprint readers! Look out for a special Valentine’s Day email coming your way next Monday. We’ve got a few surprises that we think you’ll be excited about. Stay tuned! read more →

Project spotlight: Worcester County Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project

  • December 7, 2010
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It's that time of year again! The holiday season also signals the annual verification cycle for a number of our projects. We thought we’d get into some of the nitty-gritty details about what goes on in a verification, so that the next time you’re asked to explain “high quality” carbon offsets at the dinner table with all your relatives (wait,… read more →

New Project: Hancock County landfill

Hancock County landfill in Findlay, Ohio has contracted with Granger Energy Services to collect and destroy gas coming off decomposing waste at the landfill. There is currently a flare burning off the methane gas - with 21 times the warming potential of carbon dioxide - but Granger plans on installing a generator on site that will use the gas productively… read more →

TerraPass at the 2010 Green Fleet Conference

The 2010 Green Fleet Conference will bring together nearly 400 fleet management professionals and supporting industry suppliers this month to San Diego for their annual event. This year, TerraPass will be offsetting the footprint of the event (including attendee travel, hotel nights, and energy usage of the conference facilities) and will be helping fleet managers better understand (and calculate) the… read more →

Bringing balance to online shopping

Online shopping is a great option for making quick, easy purchases that are shipped right to your door. However, shipping your items across the country can carry a heavy burden on the environment (yes, pun intended). Which is why we are thrilled to announce a new carbon balanced shipping partnership with jasmere.com, an online site that features a "daily offer"… read more →

The experts have it… TerraPass is #1 again!

We are thrilled to announce that TerraPass has claimed the top spot in Greenopia's rankings of carbon offset companies for the 2nd straight year. In fact, we are the only provider to receive Greenopia's coveted four-leaf ranking. Greenopia's overall verdict: > TerraPass is head and shoulders above the rest of the industry in terms of transparency, project selection, and usability,… read more →

Roundtable discussion on corporate sustainability

  • May 14, 2010
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The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence and TerraPass are proud to host "Measuring & Addressing Environmental Impacts throughout the Entire Life Cycle and Supply Chain." The Roundtable is an effort to engage professionals involved in bringing sustainability and corporate responsibility to their businesses, and especially engage those who may be questioning their commitments to sustainability due to these tough economic… read more →

TerraPass: Best of Green!

  • April 12, 2010
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I'm pleased to report that TerraPass has been named Best Carbon Offset Provider by the good folks at Treehugger. Now in its second incarnation, Treehugger's Best of Green awards honor a wide variety of people, companies, places, even endangered species. They're impressed by TerraPass' transparency, and we thank them for noticing! As I browsed the other Best-of-Green honorees, I discovered… read more →

Vote for TerraPass to win (another) award

We've been honored by some great awards lately: - Greenopia said TerraPass is the best carbon offset retailer. They had especially nice tinges to say about our transparency (which is great, because it's something we take very seriously). - We were the best North American offset provider in Environmental Finance's survey of the voluntary carbon market. - Readers of Environmental… read more →

Changes to The TerraPass Footprint

  • March 1, 2010
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Some news on the blog front: starting with the next edition of the newsletter, we’ll be moving from a weekly to a less frequent format. The change reflects a planned slowdown in our posting schedule, but otherwise expect the content to remain pretty much what you’re used to. As always, if you want to get updates as soon as new… read more →
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