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Sustain:Green’s MasterCard Ditches Points for Carbon Offsets

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A dollar charged on your credit card is a point earned for gift cards or airline miles, right? Not so fast. This tried-and-true promotional model is now being applied for greater good with a new card ditching points in order to help the environment.

TerraPass Teams Up With College Football Playoff At The First-Ever National Championship Game

Together They Tackle Carbon Emissions to Reduce the Game’s Environmental Impact
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Houston, TX, January 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - TerraPass is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the College Football Playoff (CFP) to mitigate and reduce the emissions associated with the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship, hosted at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas on Monday, January 12, 2015.  This is one of several sustainable best practices that the CFP has implemented under Playoff Green

Real vs. Fake: The Great Christmas Tree Debate

Are they real or fake?
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Are they real or fake? Most of us who celebrate the holidays with a Christmas tree have an opinion about which type of tree is better, so we decided to take a look at the climate impact of each to see if that should make a difference in your decision.

The winner?

It depends on how long you keep your artificial tree and how far you drive to purchase a tree.

 

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The Largest U.S. Conference Ever to be Green-e Certified Took Place This Fall

Greenbuild Partnered with TerraPass to Offset 100% of the Event’s Electricity and Carbon Footprint
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - TerraPass, a provider of Green-e Certified carbon offsets and renewable energy credits (RECs) that meet LEED requirements, was pleased to partner again this year with the  2014 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo to reduce its environmental footprint through Green-e’s new Event Certification Program. Green-e is a LEED-approved certification leader for renewable energy and carbon offsets. 

You Can't Manage What You Don't Measure

TerraPass Launches New "Consumer-Friendly" Carbon Calculator
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SAN FRANCISCO, October, 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The art of calculating and managing your carbon footprint just got easier!  TerraPass, a leading carbon offset provider, is pleased to launch its new state-of-the art online carbon calculator. They have taken the complex process of calculating your carbon footprint and turned it into a comprehensive, easy and informative customer experience.

More Choices Help Lower Household Carbon Emissions

Terrapass Introduces Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) For the Individual Customer It’s Not Just for Businesses Anymore!
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SAN FRANCISCO, August, 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - 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 planet. By expanding its Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) portfolio, Terrapass is pleased to be able to offer a REC option to individual customers, in addition to their carbon offsets on Terrapass.com.

MONUMENTOUR Goes Green

See What Fall Out Boy and Paramore Say About Being Carbon Neutral On Their Latest Tour
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JustGreen Conducted an all-encompassing energy emissions audit to the MONUMENTOUR to completely carbon neutralize the tour's carbon footprint!

Offsetting MONUMENTOUR'S CO2 is equivalent to removing 75 pulluting cares from the road for a year or planing 1,803 more trees that would help the environment.  

First Carbon Neutral School in Miami-Dade County

JustGreen Makes Donation to Winner of the Green Schools Challenge
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Miami, Florida, June 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On May 22, Dream in Green together with JustGreen honored the winners of the 2013-2014 Green Schools Challenge (GSC) and Water and Energy Learning and Behavior (WE-LAB) programs. JustGreen was proud to present the first place GSC award together with a donation of carbon credits to Robert Russa Moton Elementary.

TerraPass Sells Retail Business, Adopts New Name

Company Reorganizes to Focus on Project Origination in Carbon & Energy
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San Francisco, May 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - TerraPass Inc. is pleased to announce it has completed the sale of its retail carbon offset business to JustGreen. TerraPass helped pioneer the voluntary carbon market in the U.S. over the past decade, but going forward will focus on serving large corporate clients seeking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through renewable energy and carbon offset projects.

As part of this reorganization, JustGreen will assume the TerraPass brand and retail business.  What is now TerraPass Energy & Wholesale will be renamed Origin Climate.

JustGreen Lifestyle Greens This Summer's “MONUMENTOUR” Featuring Super Groups Fall Out Boy and Paramore

Bands Celebrating A Carbon Neutral Concert Experience From Stage to Stage
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LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) Live Nation, in conjunction with JustGreen Lifestyle, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, announced today an alliance with super groups FALL OUT BOY and PARAMORE in support of their MONUMENTOUR, by providing enough carbon offsets to make their entire nationwide tour carbon neutral.

"It's so rad that the MONUMENTOUR will be a carbon neutral tour this summer, thanks to Just Energy and Live Nation," said Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy.

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