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Taking print off the endangered species list.

March 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments

It’s OK to print again. Really. The sustainable side of ink-on-paper.

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Eco-Drive aims to make carbon offsets standard at auto dealer level.

November 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

If the new Eco-Drive program catches on, carbon offsets could one day be be as built-in as power windows. The theory is simple: dealers who buy into Eco-Drive purchase enough carbon offsets to balance off all the emissions a driver will create over a year of their vehicle ownership. Offsets are supplied by LivClean, a […]

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Carbon Credits Update

February 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

My last e-news article on carbon credits generated lively feedback. Some felt it was a worthwhile concept, others derided it as simply a hucksterish way to soothe eco-guilt. Turns out BusinessWeek was skeptical, too.(see article) In it’s response,TerraPass, one of the companies I featured, recently conducted an audit of the project in question, the Tontitown Landfill Methane Flaring project, […]

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Navigating the underworld of credits, offsets and guilt-reduced travel.

February 19th, 2007 · No Comments

The Painful Stats: An average domestic U.S. flight releases more than 1,700 lbs of greenhouse gases per passenger, and our cars unload four to 10 tons of carbon dioxide, on average, into the atmosphere every year. As part of my continued quest to ride the sustainable Unicycle lifestyle, I set out to reduce the greenhouse […]

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Tags: Environment · Green Points of View · Sustainable Lifestyle · Sustainable Products