The Footprint Blog

How Carbon Offset Projects Can Bring Story to Your Sustainability Program

Originally published on TriplePundit as part of a TerraPass sponsored series on Carbon Offseting. By Kathryn Sarkis, TerraPass Balancing emissions with carbon offsets can do more than help your company take responsibility for its carbon footprint; it can also help build a stronger brand that has good story to tell. Carbon offsets come from a variety of different project types such as methane… read more →

Making Sustainability Part of Your Company’s Culture

Originally published on TriplePundit as part of a TerraPass sponsored series on Carbon Offsetting. By Nancy Bsales, TerraPass The world of carbon offsets, sustainability, emissions and calculations, and environmental responsibilities can be overwhelming for any size business, but it doesn’t have to be. At TerraPass we have worked with hundreds of businesses large and small (and everywhere in between) with teams that have… read more →

Carbon Offsets 101: A Simple Guide to Buying Quality

Originally published on TriplePundit as part of a TerraPass sponsored series on Carbon Offseting Carbon offsets used to be maligned as a way for individuals to assuage their eco-guilt or for companies to falsely promote a green image without changing their behavior – a system no better than the Catholic Church’s sale of indulgences during the Middle Ages. But the market for carbon… 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 →

This vs. That: Is it better to stream a movie or have a DVD shipped to you?

The environmental impact isn’t always our first thought when we plan our daily activities. That’s why we’re introducing a new series of infographics, “This vs. That: Which has the smallest carbon footprint?” We’ll take a look at the different ways everyday activities impact our carbon emissions—even things like how you watch the movies you're rooting for at the Academy Awards.… read more →

This vs. That: Is it better to watch the Olympics with friends?

The environmental impact isn’t always our first thought when we plan our daily activities. That’s why we’re introducing a new series of infographics, “This vs. That: Which has the smallest carbon footprint?” We’ll take a look at the different ways everyday activities impact our carbon emissions—even things like watching the Olympics. At TerraPass, the Winter Olympics means many tired employees… read more →

Disposal tips for e-waste

Disposal tips for e-waste
This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. It hides in your closet. It’s old and dusty. It nearly caught fire and then completely broke the night your big report was due. It haunts you, yet you can’t get rid of it. It’s your broken printer. What to do with it? Along with two old flip phones, a second-generation… read more →
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