Rainier, WA, August 22nd, 2008 – myFREEoffsets.com today announced that it has selected Carbonfund.org, one of the country’s leading carbon offset organizations, as its sole provider of carbon offsets. Carbonfund.org supports renewable energy, energy efficiency, and reforestation projects in the U.S. and abroad in order to reduce CO2 pollution and help hasten our transition to a clean energy future.
The myFREEoffsets.com service enables consumers to “green-up” their online shopping while providing retailers with a venue to promote their green credentials.
“After evaluating the major players in the offsets industry, Carbonfund.org really stood out,” commented myFREEoffsets.com Founder, Craig Hoffman. “We felt that their mission and values most closely reflected our own.”
“Today’s conscious consumer is aware that every item they purchase carries an environmental cost as well,” said Eric Carlson, Executive Director of Carbonfund.org. “Now, myFreeoffsets.com makes it easy to offset that carbon cost. By matching the retail community with eco-minded consumers, myFreeoffsets.com is taking positive steps toward our shared vision of a strong yet sustainable economy. We are thrilled to partner with myFreeoffsets.com!”
myFREEoffsets.com is a 100% free service that rewards consumers with carbon offsets at a rate of up to 8% of what they spend online with participating retailers. The service also provides retailers with an audience of brand-loyal conscious consumers and a way to give back to the environment.
Carbonfund.org is one of the country’s leading carbon reduction and offset organizations, making it easy and affordable for individuals, businesses, and organizations to reduce their climate impact. Carbon offsets enable individuals and businesses to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions they are responsible for in their everyday lives by supporting renewable energy, energy efficiency, and reforestation projects where they are most cost effective. Carbonfund.org works with over 700 corporate and nonprofit partners including Discovery, Volkswagen, Amtrak, Dell, Orbitz, Staples, and JetBlue.