Brighter Planet Launches #earthtweet Tweet-a-Thon

Green (Living) Review

— Environmental Start-up and Partners Turn Twitterers into Climate Change Advocates — Middlebury, VT – Brighter Planet , a Vermont-based environmental start-up, launches this week #earthtweet , an online campaign to raise awareness of the fight against climate change. We believe many people are doing good things to combat climate change and wanted to cut through the noise and allow them to organize and converse in real time,” said Patti Prairie, CEO of Brighter Planet.

My Carbon Footprint has Been Eliminated for the Day!

Green Earth Journey

Brighter Planet is getting into the holiday spirit! Yesterday they launched the One Day Campaign. They're donating a day's worth of their premium offsets to those willing to conserve during the holidays. Because of my past help with their 350 Challenge, they've automatically donated 136 pounds of offsets in me! Yay, I'm carbon neutral for a day! And I have a downloadable certificate to prove it. I know it's there,so I am not going to print it off.

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With Wind Energy At Its Back

Eco Friendly Daily

This is a real-time example of the phenomenon discussed during the press conference with Brighter Planet a couple of weeks ago. Brighter Planet uses Native Energy – a company that distributes bought credits among wind energy startups that might not be built if not for N.E.’s The Philadelphia International Airport has won the admiration of environmentally-minded citizens everywhere for its efforts to minimize its carbon footprint. Calvin M. Davenger Jr.

Plastic Cards: Physical Impact on the Enviornment

Eco Friendly Daily

While card manufacturers and software developers seek to develop eco-friendly credit options for subsequent generations to use, you can still make choices today to help reduce the impact of your credit cards on the planet: 1. Also consider choosing a card that offsets its own carbon footprint like America’s Brighter Planet Visa. Everyone needs a credit card – including eco-friendly people inhabiting this earth.

Go Green Expo NYC: April 17-19

Green (Living) Review

Committed to Green: In an effort to make every aspect of the show as green as possible, Go Green Expo has enlisted Brighter Planet to calculate the event’s electricity usage, on-site fuel use, staff travel, event vehicles, waste disposal and attendee travel, and then offset their carbon emissions for a completely carbon neutral show.

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Vegetarianism and the Environment

The Green Changemakers

Brighter Planet produced a great report recently (a couple charts from it below) examining the relationship between food and carbon emissions in the US as well. by Zachary Shahan As a vegetarian who believes that living a vegetarian life is more of a moral or spiritual issue than anything else, it is something I don’t often bring up in discussion with others.