NativeEnergy partners with Recyclebank to motivate people to reduce their carbon footprints
(3BL Media) Burlington, VT – June 19, 2012 – In a joint effort to encourage individuals to reduce their carbon emissions, carbon offset provider NativeEnergy has partnered with Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions. By purchasing carbon offsets, NativeEnergy customers earn Recyclebank Points that can be redeemed for rewards, such as discounts and deals at local and national businesses.
Recyclebank members can also trade in points for a high-value coupon of 20% off NativeEnergy carbon offsets.
“Our customers are people who care deeply about the planet,” said Jeff Bernicke, president of NativeEnergy. “We’re excited to reward them for their dedication and eco-conscious actions. We also hope that this program will encourage more people to make a real difference by helping to finance projects that reduce their carbon emissions.”
Carbon offsets purchased on the NativeEnergy website will help fund two wind turbines on family farms in northern Iowa. The clean energy produced by this project will displace fossil fuel-based energy, cutting an estimated 92,000 metric tons of carbon pollution over the next eight years.
“To make a measurable environmental difference, we need to motivate millions to act in ways that create a more sustainable future,” said Ali C. Mirian, Recyclebank Ecosystem general manager. “Thanks to NativeEnergy, we are expanding our network of eco-conscious brands and consumers working together towards the common good of the planet.”
The Recyclebank Ecosystem is a coalition of like-minded brands and organizations who want to empower their customers and members to live more sustainable lives, with the ultimate goal of making a substantial collective impact on the environment. Through this rewards program, NativeEnergy joins a distinguished group of partners like Barnes & Noble, Preserve®, MillionTreesNYC, Earth911, and eBay.
Calculate and reduce your carbon footprint now by visiting http://www.nativeenergy.com/recyclebank.
NativeEnergy is an expert provider of carbon offsets, renewable energy credits, and carbon accounting software. With NativeEnergy’s Help Build™ offsets, businesses and individuals can help finance the construction of wind, biogas, solar, and other carbon reduction projects with strong social and environmental benefits. Since 2000, NativeEnergy’s customers have helped build over 50 projects, reducing more than 2.5 million tons of greenhouse gases, and the company has over 4 million tons under contract. All NativeEnergy carbon offsets undergo third-party validation and verification. Learn more at http://www.nativeenergy.com.
Recyclebank helps create a more sustainable future by rewarding people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from more than 3,000 local and national businesses. Through its online platform and partnerships with municipalities, haulers, small businesses and corporate brands, Recyclebank is empowering individuals to make a collective impact on the environment by increasing household recycling, reducing household energy usage, and taking other environmentally-preferred actions. Recognized as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, a Champion of the Earth by the United Nations Environment Programme, and for Outstanding Excellence in Public/Private Partnerships from the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Recyclebank is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit www.Recyclebank.com.
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KEYWORDS: Ethical Consumersim, Green, Green Living, Sustainable Living, Carbon Footprint, Climate Change / Global Warming