The Kids Have Decided!

The kids of 10th Street Trees have chosen the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund for their 2019 charitable donation! 10th Street Trees, a family run business in downtown Juneau, has been selling Christmas trees out of their yard for the past decade. Every year the three siblings, Elias, Toby and Molly Minick, have chosen a charity…

SUCCESS!

Success!! Success because climate action works! Success because carbon offsetting in Juneau is now eliminating carbon emissions! Success because the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund just slashed the heating bills for a recent cancer survivor who has called Douglas her home for decades. The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund has dedicated its first round of carbon offset…

Holiday Offset Gifting

Give the gift of a smaller carbon footprint this holiday season! Instead of buying stuff for friends and family, consider offsetting their carbon footprints! They may get more peace of mind from a friendlier future than from a singing bass door greeter or a fourth pair of slippers. Source: Holiday Offset Gifting – Juneau Carbon…

Sentinel Coffee to Offset Carbon Locally!

Dave Thomas’ Sentinel Coffee has joined the swelling ranks of Alaskan businesses taking responsibility for their carbon emissions by seeking the help of the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund. Sentinel Coffee is a boutique coffee roaster in Juneau and Gustavus dedicated to providing the freshest organic coffee. Their roaster has been in the coffee business for…

Capital Chat and Carbon Offset

Renewable Juneau board members Catherine Hatch and Doug Woodby took the airwaves yesterday morning with KINY’s Capital Chat interview series. The Juneau Carbon Offset Fund was on the agenda. Catherine and Doug discussed this exciting win-win program and addressed the Fund’s local roles in addressing carbon emissions, affordable housing assistance and responsible travel for Juneau…

KTOO story on the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund

Kudos to KTOO’s Jeremy Hsieh for his good story on Renewable Juneau’s Carbon Offset Fund. Our advisory committee just today reached out to the first two local families to inform them of their successful applications for funding. If all goes well, these two homes could be off oil heat in a matter of weeks or…

Gustavus Support for Juneau Carbon Offset Fund

Berry’s Specialty ContractingSales & Service HVAC, Plumbing & Propane… …owned by Mark Berry, is the latest southeast Alaska business to carbon offset with the Juneau Carbon Offset Fund. Mark has been at it for over 23 years and as the Gustavus Toyo dealer, Mark recognizes the savings that can come from switching to a heat…

When it comes to carbon, neutral is more active than it sounds

Carbon neutrality is becoming a standard business practice. Microsoft is carbon-neutral, as are MetLife, Lyft, Salesforce, Google and BCG. And it’s not just for the big corporates or West Coast entrepreneurs. Startups (Diamond Foundry), small-(Burts Bees) and medium-size companies (Fetzer Vineyards) are carbon-neutral, and even countries like Costa Rica, the UK, and Finland have made…