Monthly Archives: July 2009

31 07, 2009

Sustainability Webinar: Renewable Energy Credits & Carbon Offsets

By | July 31st, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Join us for an in-depth look at how renewable energy credits (RECs) work, and how carbon offsets, aka verified emission reductions (VERs), make a difference on Wednesday, August 5 during our free sustainability webinar. Renewable energy growth is supported by a number of factors. Renewable energy credits and carbon offsets are a key factor for [...]

29 07, 2009

2009 Top Green Brands

By | July 29th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

The 2009 Global Green Brands study found that Clorox Green Works, Burt’s Bees, Tom’s of Maine and S.C. Johnson & Son are the top green brands in the U.S. This study took place in seven countries - the U.S., the U.K., China, Brazil, Germany and France. It was conducted through a collaboration of organizations that [...]

28 07, 2009

How to Support Renewable Energy in the U.S.

By | July 28th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Renewable energy credits (RECs) provide one of the best mechanisms for individuals, companies and governments to support the development of renewable energy projects in the United States. RECs are produced when a renewable energy facility generates electricity; when you purchase RECs in the same quantity as your electricity consumption, you guarantee that the energy you [...]

27 07, 2009

Agilent Certificate Thank You

By | July 27th, 2009|Uncategorized|

Thank you for requesting your custom product offset certificate. Your certificate will be emailed to you shortly. Renewable Choice offers businesses and individuals products and services to help reduce their environmental impact. We’ve created a number of free online sustainability tools to support your unique business goals. Here’s a few you may find especially helpful: [...]

27 07, 2009

Agilent Certificate

By | July 27th, 2009|Uncategorized|

Thank you for choosing to take responsibility for the electricity use of your Agilent instrument. By choosing to have Agilent offset one year’s worth of electricity usage for each product you’ve purchased, you are helping support wind power and other carbon reduction projects. Each certificate confirms the amount of electricity needed to power your Agilent [...]

24 07, 2009

…And They're Off(set): Getaway Week – From @IdealBite

By | July 24th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

...And They're Off(set) - Getaway WeekThe Bite:Jockeying to lighten your CO2 load? You could travel by steed, or you could just carbon-offset your plane, train, or auto emissions to neutralize your impact. No horsing around.The Benefits: Becoming a carbon (s)equestrian. CO2 offsets fund projects that have a positive eco-effect (such as tree planting), thereby nullifying [...]

23 07, 2009

How to LEED Green Build a School

By | July 23rd, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Congress's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) is proposing to help schools in the U.S. become green through stimulus funds for the pursuit of sustainable and environmentally-aware green building practices. The ARRA encourages school building projects to meet green standards such as LEED certification, or even install a green roof, by injecting funding into the [...]

23 07, 2009

Go-Go Volunteer: Getaway Week – From @IdealBite

By | July 23rd, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Go-Go Volunteer - Getaway WeekThe Bite:Extraordinary vacation all you ever wanted? You have to get away...on a volunteer vacation, where eco-adventure, exposure to different cultures, and doing something good for the world while you're at it, await. Sure to be one of your greatest hits.The Benefits: Harmony with the planet. You'll be performing essential work [...]

23 07, 2009

Fast Food Fast: Getaway Week – From @IdealBite

By | July 23rd, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Fast Food Fast - Getaway WeekThe Bite:Hunger striking on your road trip, when fast food joints are your only option? Break fast with eco-tips you can use even at the drive-thru. And you don't even have to wait for Ramadan to end.The Benefits: Detox for your car. Take just what you need; think for a [...]

22 07, 2009

Our LEED Green Power Webinar for July

By | July 22nd, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Do you want to know more about using renewable energy and carbon offsets within the LEED Certification system and why they are important, but don't know where to start? Well we've got the webinar for you. Renewable Choice is holding our monthly LEED Green Power sustainability webinar on Wednesday, July 29 to cover topics including [...]