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2011-04-22 11:41:00

CHICAGO, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PortionPac Chemical Corporation announced today an unprecedented step to balance 100% of its energy use from all sources by funding green house gas reduction and clean energy projects. The company is investing in Climate Action Reserve and VerifiedCarbon Standard-certified projects through TerraPass and is purchasing Green-E®-certified Renewable Energy Credits through Renewable Choice. For its commitment to using green power, the...

2011-04-22 04:00:00

PHOENIX, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul is proud to announce the purchase of verified greenhouse gas emissions reductions from three California forests owned and operated by The Conservation Fund. The Big River, Garcia River and Salmon Creek forests--all in the redwood region of California's North Coast--are helping to safeguard habitat for wildlife, provide jobs for the local community and trap carbon dioxide as they grow. (Logo:...

2011-04-20 12:46:00

STAMFORD, Conn., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring in Connecticut it's not just the trees and grass turning green but the businesses as well. The region's sustainability movement received a huge boost on Monday with the launch of the "Green Chamber of Commerce" (GCC), an organization created by Bridgeport resident, Shante Hanks to help businesses and individuals take positive steps towards preserving and protecting the environment. The GCC, which will serve as a network for...

2011-04-20 00:00:28

For every web sign-up during the week of Earth Day, Green Mountain Energy Company will plant a tree to help support the environment Austin, Texas (Vocus/PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Planting trees is a powerful way to help the environment, improve communities, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Beginning today, Monday, April 18, through Friday, April 22, Green Mountain Energy Company will plant a tree, in partnership with AMERICAN FORESTS, for each new customer who signs up online for Green...

2011-04-19 11:39:00

VANCOUVER, April 19 /PRNewswire/ - Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (CNSX: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Proponent") through its wholly-owned subsidiary, CO2 Reduction Poland Sp z.o.o, is pleased to announce the submission of its Northern Poland Afforestation Offset Project (the "Project") Project Design Documents (PDD) for validation under the International Organization for Standardization specification for quantification, monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emission reductions or removal...

2011-04-18 07:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Some companies like to give you a free toaster when you become a customer. MXenergy has a different idea. This year, during "Earth Week," the independent energy provider will give all new customers free carbon offsets for one year. "Since our inception, we have had a true commitment to the environment and the issue of sustainability," says Jeffrey Mayer, MXenergy President and CEO. "Earth Day is the perfect time to share that commitment...

2011-04-10 11:05:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., April 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique partnership to reduce regional pollution took root in Annapolis, MD today as 100 volunteers planted 1,000 native trees on a former farm on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. The tree planting, as well as other regional efforts, is being funded by Washington Gas Energy Services, Inc. (WGES) and Sterling Planet. Together with about 1,300 trees planted two weeks ago, the trees planted today represent the equivalent of burning 77,503...

2011-03-15 13:27:26

A team of scientists from the Carnegie Institution for Science's Department of Global Ecology and the USDA Forest Service's Pacific Southwest Research Station (PSW) has developed new, more accurate methods for mapping carbon in Hawaii's forests. Their research appears in an online issue of the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. The growing market for private and public entities to purchase carbon offsets has led to a need to find better monitoring techniques to accurately...

2011-03-15 10:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Force10 Networks, Inc., a global technology leader, today announced the expansion of its carbon credit program to include those customers purchasing selected models of its S-Series(TM) 10/40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) top-of-rack (ToR) access switches. This program expansion will enable Force10 customers who buy ExaScale® virtualized core switch/routers and now the S4810(TM) top-of-rack switch--the industry's only core-to-edge...

2011-03-15 00:00:28

Carbon footprint calculator provides new awareness of global climate change, encourages "living green" and invites individuals and organizations to protect endangered resources and combat climate change by reducing CO2 emissions. Los Angeles, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 Like it or not, climate change is everyone's problem. That's why Cuipo has just launched an advanced online carbon footprint calculator in partnership with UC Berkeley's Renewable and Appropriate Energy Lab. It measures...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'