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What’s your Earth Day resolution?

  • April 21, 2009
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Last year we asked you to sign a card with your Earth Day resolution. This year we've jumped on the bandwagon of the twitter craze. We've turned over the TerraPass homepage to your (and everybody else's) Earth Day resolutions and pledges. All in just 140 characters, using the "microblogging" service, twitter. Post your own resolution using a twitter account, or… read more →

Skiing to the North Pole

  • April 19, 2009
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TerraPass is pleased to partner with Forward Expeditions by providing verified carbon offsets for its Victorinox North Pole '09 expedition. These offsets balance out the emissions from all air and car travel, hotel room nights, and meals related to travel prior to the expedition, as well as the fuel used during the expedition itself. Forward Expeditions founders, John Huston and… read more →

TerraPass Joins Business Council on Climate Change

TerraPass recently joined the Business Council on Climate Change (BC3), which is a partnership of Bay Area businesses committed to reducing their impact on climate change. We are looking forward to learning from our fellow members about ways they have advanced climate change and sustainability initiatives in their organizations. BC3 members are committed to the 5 principles on climate leadership:… read more →

TerraPass becomes first company to list VCS project

  • March 24, 2009
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We are pleased to announce that TerraPass is the first carbon offset company to list a project validated under the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) in the new APX VCS registry. This gets a bit technical, so let me explain. Since TerraPass was founded in 2004, every carbon offset we've sold has been validated using independent, third-party standards to ensure their… read more →

TerraPass on the spring conference circuit

At TerraPass we like to minimize our carbon impact and travel budgets, so as the spring conference season approaches, we’re focused on local events with valuable content and a critical mass of thought leaders. Here’s what’s on tap… **GreenNet09, San Francisco, March 24** GreenNet is where we show off our technical prowess, highlighting our carbon footprint calculators for both individuals… read more →

New project available for public comment

We present to your our latest project for public review. The Tri-Community Landfill, located in Fort Fairfield, Maine, installed an active gas management system in 2008. Captured gas is destroyed in an open flare. Because the landfill is too small and remote to find an end use for the landfill gas, revenue from carbon credits represents the only income source… read more →

TerraPass offers Green-e RECs to business customers

Since the launch of TerraPass' Carbon Balanced Business in January 2008, hundreds of businesses have demonstrated their commitment to the environment by balancing their emissions. The program provides partners with resources to measure their carbon footprint and a portfolio of carbon offset projects that meet the highest standards of quality. Each partner gets a Carbon Balanced Business badge to display,… read more →

Going deep on voluntary carbon markets

  • December 2, 2008
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For those who are looking for a couple of days of in-depth commentary and analysis on the voluntary carbon markets, I thought I'd mention that I'll be speaking at the Voluntary Carbon Markets USA conference on Jan 22nd and 23rd , 2009. Well, I'll be on a panel speaking about how companies are using carbon offsets. The keynote speaker is… read more →

Holiday gift selection now online

  • November 18, 2008
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Well, it's not quite Thanksgiving but around TerraPass we're already seeing people buying gifts for the holidays. So we thought this would be a fine time to introduce our Second! Annual! TerraPass! Holiday Gift Selection. Please check it out. We've done our best to put together a range of gift ideas, at a range of price points. As you would… read more →

Welcome to The TerraPass Footprint

  • November 11, 2008
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Months ago we asked you for suggestions for a new name for the blog. We felt this venerable organ deserved something a bit more distinguished than the appearance of just another corporate blog. And so, today, we're pleased to present to you "The TerraPass Footprint." You picked the name yourselves. It was suggested by J. McIntyre of Colombus, Ohio who… read more →
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