Posts Tagged "TerraPass"

It’s official: our first coal mine methane project

  • April 5, 2011
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Last month, we announced a new prospective project for the TerraPass retail portfolio. We received several comments and have published our responses to them here. After reviewing your feedback and deliberating on the merits of this project, we’re excited to announce the inclusion of Cambria 33 into our retail portfolio. Methane from abandoned coal mines represent a significant proportion of… 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 →

No on Proposition 23

It’s been fascinating to watch the way the national media has picked up on the threat of Proposition 23, on the ballot in California next month. For those not familiar with the proposition, it’s a ballot initiative that proposes to suspend California’s landmark greenhouse gas reduction legislation, AB32, until unemployment in the state hits 5.5% or lower for four consecutive… 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 →

Fill up your fridge

The fog has cleared around TerraPass towers and we're feeling the heat. Here's a way to save energy used by your fridge or freezer during the summer months: keeping your fridge and freezer at least three-quarters full to reduce the amount of energy they use. **How this helps** Items in your fridge have been already been cooled, so they help… read more →

Survey says: TerraPass customers (still) really do care

  • August 4, 2008
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For the second year running we asked TerraPass customers to tell us a little more about themselves and what else they do to reduce their environmental impact. The real news here is that little has changed since our first TerraPass customer survey one year ago (for the stats-inclined among you, there was no statistically significant variation): TerraPass customers continue to… read more →

How do we get more people on bikes?

Underlying my enthusiasm for Lance Armstrong's new bike emporium is a common complaint about the bicycle industry in America: commuters get short shrift. Manufacturers and dealers cater to athletes and enthusiasts (collectively: bike geeks), ignoring the much larger group of people who just want a sturdy, affordable beater to get around on. The Commute by Bike blog recently dug into… read more →

New TerraPass projects open for comments

TerraPass has always prided itself on transparency. Today we're taking that one step further, and asking for your feedback on projects before we commit them to our portfolio. We're admittedly excited to solicit stakeholder comments on our projects: first, we believe the stakeholder process is an important tool to ensure that all information about a project is collected before deciding… read more →

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