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.
Horsham, Pa, August 27, 2008—Trefz Engineering Inc. (TEI) announced today that it is offsetting its carbon emissions with Carbonfund.org, one of the country’s leading carbon offset organizations. TEI has offset emissions for its utility consumption, flights, and car usage. This commitment establishes Trefz Engineering Inc. as an environmental leader in the building and design community and demonstrates the proactive steps TEI is taking in the fight against global climate change.
TEI’s President, William Trefz, is very concerned about global warming. In light of the grave implications of climate change, the purchase of carbon offsets through Carbonfund.org is a logical extension of the work that Trefz Engineering Inc. does on behalf of its stakeholders.
Trefz Engineering Inc. recognizes the need to take responsibility for its carbon emissions as a business. After researching and comparing leading companies, TEI chose Carbonfund.org for its diverse and plentiful offset projects. Through this partnership, both TEI and Carbonfund.org are planning ahead and saving our environment from the disastrous effects of global warming.
“If you believe your business is responsible for its actions, then you can’t ignore its impact on the environment and future generations.” said William Trefz, President of Trefz Engineering Inc.
“Sustainable design is one of the most important tools in the fight against global climate change,” said Eric Carlson, Executive Director of Carbonfund.org. “Well-designed buildings and spaces can go a long way to preventing the emission of greenhouse gasses. For the emissions that can’t be reduced or prevented, certified carbon offsets are the responsible action to take. We are truly excited to partner with Trefz Engineering Inc.”
About Trefz Engineering Inc.
Trefz Engineering Inc. is a mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire safety engineering design firm. Our projects include educational facilities, laboratories, underground utilities, hospitals, data centers, museums, and a specialization in chilled water plants.
Carbonfund.org is one of the country’s leading carbon reduction and offset organization, making it easy and affordable for individuals, businesses, and organizations to reduce their climate impact. Carbon offsets enable individuals and businesses to reduce carbon dioxide emissions they are responsible for in their everyday lives by investing in renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects where they are most cost effective. Carbonfund.org works with over 300 corporate and non-profit partners including Discovery, Volkswagen, Dell, Orbitz, Environmental Defense, and Lancome.