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TerraPass carbon offsets support emission reduction projects in communities around the United States. Every metric ton (mT) you purchase reduces greenhouse gases equivalent to a round trip flight from SFO to JFK.

*TerraPass requires a minimum offset purchase of 7 mT to be part of the Carbon Balanced Business Program (CBB).

**Please note: As of July 1, 2013, we have a new shopping cart. Unfortunately, we were unable to retain any accounts created before July 1, 2013. Anyone who purchased prior to July 1, 2013 will need to create a new account. We apologize for the inconvenience, and hope that the new system provides an easy and pleasant checkout process.

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A carbon offset is a certificate representing the reduction of one metric ton (2,205 lbs) of carbon dioxide emissions, the principal cause of climate change. Although complex in practice, carbon offsets are fairly simple in theory.

If you develop a project that reduces carbon dioxide emissions, every ton of emissions reduced results in the creation of one carbon offset. Project developers can then sell these offsets to finance their projects. There are hundreds of different types of carbon reduction projects. For example, a dairy farm can install an anaerobic digester to captures and destroys methane that would otherwise be released when animal manure decomposes. However, such anaerobic digester projects are typically expensive to install and maintain. In order to finance the construction and operation of a digester project, a dairy farm can sell the emission reductions in the form of carbon offsets.

Carbon offsets are therefore an available tool for individuals and organizations that wish to mitigate the impact of their own carbon footprint.

Funds collected will be contributed to these projects. The offsets from these projects are registered under the Climate Action Reserve (CAR) or Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) which assure transparency and quality in the creation, quantification, and verification of offset projects.

TerraPass Project Portfolio includes the following project types

landfill2Landfill Gas Capture
Landfill gas capture projects turn garbage into power. As organic waste breaks down it releases methane, a greenhouse gas 21 times more powerful than CO2. According to the EPA landfills are the third largest source of methane emissions in the United States. Through the installation of gas collection and control systems, these projects not only result in the destruction of powerful green house gases, but the gas can also be burned in a generator to create renewable electricity.


farm2Farm Power
TerraPass works with farms in communities across the United States to make the best possible use of animal waste. Through the use of anaerobic digesters, methane is captured as the manure breaks down and is then destroyed when it is burned as a fuel to produce electricity. Additionally these digesters can also produce a variety of other products that help the farm and reduce environmental impact. The fibrous material can be separated, dried and used as bedding while the liquid effluent can be used as fertilizer. Anaerobic digestion also aids local communities by helping to reduce water pollution and odor associated with animal husbandry.


wind2Clean Energy from Wind Farms
Wind energy displaces electricity that is generated by dirty fossil fuels like gas and coal (the way that most power is currently generated in the United States). In this sense, the amount of carbon dioxide emissions that are avoided depends upon the “carbon profile” of the electricity grid where the energy is produced. The carbon profile of each regional grid is calculated periodically by the US Environmental Protection Agency by adding up the weighted average carbon dioxide emissions of all commercial energy sources on that regional grid.


coal2Abandoned Coal Mine Methane
Coal mines are a major source of methane emissions in the US, as methane gas naturally exists in coal beds and is released into the atmosphere through mine shafts. Methane escapes both from active mines and from abandoned mines that have reached the end of their useful life. TerraPass only supports methane capture projects at abandoned coal mines, as we seek avoid providing any benefit or incentive to companies involved in mining operations. Like other methane capture projects, powerful greenhouse gases are destroyed and can also be used to generate electricity, thus providing a “double” benefit.


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“Company” means TerraPass Inc. or any company doing business as TerraPass as a direct result of a merger, acquisition, asset sale, or other transfer of assets from TerraPass Inc. to another company. “Customer” means the person(s) or company whose order for the Goods is accepted by the Company. “Goods” means any goods or services which the Company is to supply to the Customer.

All orders are accepted by the Company subject to and in accordance with the following Conditions of Sale which override and exclude any other terms stipulated or incorporated or referred to by the Customer during any negotiations or in any course of dealing between the Company and the Customer.

Sales

All prices quoted include sales taxes and other local levies in accordance with the law of the company’s jurisdiction. Prices also include standard shipping services to all destinations (domestic and international) serviced by the United States Postal Services.

The Company will provide reasonable proof of actions for all carbon offset purchases, which demonstrate that the promised quantity of carbon emissions have been reduced or sequestered. This proof of actions will be available on the TerraPass website, and may include certification by a third party.

The Company will not be responsible for any delays or losses during the shipment process.

Any Goods returned must be received by the Company within 30 days of the original invoice date and must be undamaged and in original packaging. The Company will refund the Customer within 30 days of the receipt of the undamaged goods.

The Company retains the right to assess the condition of returned goods.

The Company reserves the right to decline to trade with any other company or person.

Subscriptions

When a Customer purchases a subscription, every month The Company will bill the Customer in the amount stated at the time of purchase, using the payment method specified by the Customer. Subscriptions begin as soon as the Customer has successfully completed the sign-up process, including payment confirmation. Subscriptions renew automatically, on a monthly basis, unless the Customer cancels the subscription. The Company may change its pricing, but Customer subscription billings will not be changed without the Customer’s permission. Customers may cancel subscriptions at any time by contacting Customer Support.

Legal construction / Force majeure / Exports

The Company shall not be liable for any damage, loss or expense resulting from the failure to give advice or information or the giving of incorrect advice or information whether or not due to the negligence of the Company, its employees, agents or subcontractors.

All matters that may require legal determination as a result of this agreement shall be determined within the court jurisdiction of Delaware.

The Company shall not be liable to the Customer in any manner or be deemed to be in breach of these Conditions of Sale because of any delay in performing or any failure to perform any of the Company’s obligations under these Conditions of Sale if the delay or failure was due to any cause beyond the Company’s reasonable control (which shall include, but not be limited to government actions, war, fire, explosion, flood, acts of terrorism, import or export regulations or embargoes, labor disputes or inability to obtain or a delay in obtaining supplies of Goods or labor). The Company may, at its option, delay the performance of, or cancel the whole or any part of a Contract.

Customers are responsible at their expense for obtaining any license and complying with any export regulations in force within this country and the country for which goods are destined.

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