Earth Emerson's Cool Companies List
We think these companies are cool and can help the environment:
"Carbon Planet aims to reduce Climate Change by empowering individuals to erase their CO 2 footprint by purchasing carbon credits.
Clean Air Cool Planet
Clean Air-Cool Planet (CA-CP) is the region's leading organization dedicated to finding and promoting solutions to global warming
"Climate Care offsets your CO2 by funding projects around the world. These can be in:
- Renewable energy – this replaces non-renewable fuel such as coal
- Energy efficiency – this reduces the amount of fuel needed
- Forest restoration – this absorbs CO 2 from the atmosphere as the trees grow"
EcoCycle: Working to build zero waste communities.
Check out their zero waste events kit (They're in Colorado but their ideas are great)
Fabri-Kal is committed to producing packaging in the most safe and environmentally responsible manner possible. From our use of new and innovative materials to our ability to reduce unnecessary packaging through design and manufacturing capabilities, Fabri-Kal has many options available for producing sustainable packaging solutions. (Uses NatureWorks products)
Makes containers/packaging out of corn the easily decomposes in "45-60 days".
Sells 100% compostable food service ware and trash bags.
Pays you to recycle. Read the NYT article or watch the NBC story
Like Carbon Planet, a company that allows you to pay to off-set your carbon emissions. They have a cool college dorm option and home energy calculator.
World Centric aims to provide high quality biodegradable products. We use renewable resources, such as sugarcane, reed, corn, and potato starch for all of our products for the use in schools, corporate cafeterias, restaurants, and individual use etc.