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These projects make good use of waste, reduce greenhouse gases, and support local communities. Some projects grow living things like trees that capture carbon, and others prevent the greenhouse gases from escaping in the first place, like producing clean wind energy instead of coal-fired energy or capturing the methane from landfills.


Arcata City Forest Barnum Tract

Location: Arcata, CA

Offset standard: Climate Action Reserve

Project type: Forestry

The Barnum Tract absorbs and stores CO2 equal to removing 550 cars from the road each year and provides invaluable benefits to the forest ecosystem and local community.

Sequestering large amounts of carbon in the forest provides critical benefits such as restoring forest biodiversity, improving water quality, and enhancing recreational assets within the community.

This project supports the City of Arcata’s approach to forest management and serves as a viable stewardship model.

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Cedar Grove Organic Waste Composting

Location: Everett, WA

Offset standard: Climate Action Reserve

Project type: Waste Composting

Organic waste composting keeps climate-wrecking landfill gases from forming and escaping, and instead diverts all that waste to natural, useful compost.

This project encompasses organic residual handling, pre-processing, and aerobic composting at the Everett facility in Everett, WA, operated by Cedar Grove Composting. Cedar Grove’s Everett Facility employs The GORE Cover System and composts approximately 200,000 tons of organic waste annually.

The waste is a mix of pre- and post-consumer food waste, paper, and wood and yard waste from surrounding counties. The waste is composted in a system that complies with best management practices ensuring the composting process is operated under optimal conditions.

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Seneca Meadows

Location: Seneca County, New York

Offset standard: American Carbon Registry

Project type: Landfill Gas

Seneca Meadows is a waste management and recycling facility dedicated to the preservation and advancement of the environment and the community. Landfill gas from the facility is captured and destroyed on-site, preventing methane from being emitted into the atmosphere.

This landfill gas to energy project has earned the support of national environmental organizations. Energy costs are lowered for the community, with annual energy cost reductions for the Seneca Falls Central School District of more than $60,000.

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Big Smile Wind Farm

Location: Roger Mills and Beckham Counties, OK

Offset standard: Verified Carbon Standard

Project type: Renewable Energy Production

This project generates electricity from clean, renewable sources and displaces electricity that would have been procured from the grid—which is mostly supplied by burning fossil fuels.

The Big Smile Wind Farm at Dempsey Ridge will deliver enough clean energy to power more than 46,000 US homes. This project consists of 66 turbines spanning across 7,500 acres of agricultural and grazing land.

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Rio Grande Valley Landfill

Location: Rio Grande, Texas

Offset standard: Climate Action Reserve

Project type: Landfill Gas Capture

The Rio Grande Valley Landfill is a Type I MSW landfill located in Hidalgo County, TX. Methane, an extremely powerful greenhouse gas, is typically released from landfills; however, starting in February 2005, special technology at the Rio Grande Valley Landfill captures this gas and destroys it. The destroyed landfill gas is measured for flow, temperature, and methane content.

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Marine Efficiency

Location: Global

Offset standard: Gold Standard

Project type: Clean Technology Solutions

AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings are applied to ships’ hulls to make them move through the water more efficiently, thus saving fuel. AzkoNobel’s Marine Coatings business has worked with The Gold Standard Foundation to create the first approved carbon credit methodology in the marine industry. The coating’s methodology is unique in that it is the only approved carbon credit-generating methodology for moving articles (i.e., ships), which are not geographically bound. (All other carbon credit projects have strict territorial boundaries.) For the first time, shipping operators can be additionally rewarded for increasing their environmental and operational efficiencies by up to 10% on average. In addition, this eco-efficient technology reduces the spread of invasive species and improves air quality in port communities by reducing emissions of harmful air pollutants.

Wolf Creek Landfill to Energy

Location: Dry Branch, Georgia

Offset standard: Climate Action Reserve

Project type: Landfill Gas to Energy

Wolf Creek meets and exceeds the standards set forth by Climate Action Reserve. Located in Dry Branch, Georgia, the Eagle Point Landfill Gas to Energy Project was developed to capture and destruct methane gas through a gas collection and control system then a LFGE component was added for beneficial use of the methane gas instead of destruction. The developer implemented three projects in the area. (Wolf Creek, Eagle Point, and Stone Throws) Wolf Creek was the first of the three projects to produce renewable energy. Wolf Creek produces enough energy to power 1500 homes.

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Dalton Whitfield Landfill to Energy

Location: Dalton, Georgia

Offset standard: Climate Action Reserve

Project type: Landfill Gas to Energy

The Authority developed and operates a Landfill Gas to Energy project in keeping with its goal of financial and environmental sustainability, rather than in response to a regulatory requirement. The Authority collects, compresses, dehydrates and transports landfill gas (LFG) to a Trinseo, LLC facility (formerly Dow Chemical and Styron) boiler two miles from the landfill to offset the industry’s use of natural gas, a nonrenewable fossil fuel. Through this project, the Authority provides a reliable source of renewable energy to a local industry while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions

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Location: Gary, Indiana (and Nationwide)

Offset standard: American Carbon Registry

Project type: Transport/Fleet Efficiency

IdleAir’s Truck Stop Electrification (TSE) technology provides long-haul truck drivers an alternative to idling their engines while resting, providing the ability to shut down their engines and still maintain a comfortable cabin temperature, sustain vehicle battery charge and power electronics such as televisions and laptops. TSE provides other benefits such as cleaner air with the reduction of black carbon and soot emitted from diesel engines, reduced noise pollution, local job creation, and an increased tax base for the local economy. And drivers benefit from improved sleeping conditions without the noise, vibration and exhaust fumes from idling and are therefore better rested and safer on the road.

In its ten years of operation, IdleAir has mitigated over 600,000 tons of GHG emissions and over one billion pounds of aggregate emissions while avoiding the use of 60 million gallons of diesel fuel.

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May Ranch Grasslands Project

Location: Colorado

Offset standard: Climate Action Reserve

Project type: Grasslands

Project developer: Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

The May Ranch is a fourth-generation family operation comprised of 14,500 continuous acres of native short grass prairie. Surrounded by conversion on all four sides and with multiple offers for competing uses, the May Family decided to preserve their grasslands—and all the ancillary values—in perpetuity. In addition to the substantial below-ground carbon reserves, the ranch is home to a diversity of wildlife species and culturally important artifacts. Ducks Unlimited, Inc. developed and manages all aspects of the carbon offset project. Supporting services for the project were provided by Pinhead Climate Institute, Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust, The Conservation Fund, and The Nature Conservancy.

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McCloud River Improved Forest Management

Location: California

Offset standard: Climate Action Reserve

Project type: Forest Management

The McCloud River Improved Forest Management Project is developed through Blue Source and located 20 miles southeast of Mount Shasta in Northern California. Through conservation-based management of commercial timberlands, this project generates a return on investment to landowners through sustainable forest management that increases the total carbon stores and timber stocking on the site over time. Co-benefits such as protection of local water quality and habitat protection for sensitive species are achieved while timber is extracted to support the local economy. This project is ~9,000 acres and comprises the largest working conservation easement west of the Rockies. It ensures that 15 square miles of forest and 8 miles of the famous McCloud River will be forested and productive in perpetuity.

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Garcia River Forest

Location: California

Offset standard: Climate Action Reserve

Project type: Forestry


To help protect and restore these lands, Garcia River Forest was acquired, the 23,780-acre Garcia River Forest, the centerpiece of one of the largest river systems on California’s north coast. A nonprofit owner is protecting Garcia from conversion to vineyards or second-home development. By managing Garcia as a sustainable forest, they are able to rebuild commercial timber inventories that would support the local economy and upgrade roads and restore stream conditions for rare and threatened species, in addition to the carbon sequestration measured and managed through Climate Action Reserve.

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Sacramento River Wetlands

Location: Sacramento, California

Project type: BEF Water Restoration Certificates (R)

By providing funding that supports TNC’s Bird Returns Program, rice farmers in California’s Sacramento River basin are able to acquire water and create wetland habitat on their farmland during critical periods of the year to benefit birds migrating on the Pacific Flyway. By providing a relatively tiny amount of water—and using that water during critical times of the year and in strategic locations—TNC and the Bird Returns Program is able to generate significant wildlife benefits. Almost 95% of wetland habitat has been lost in California’s Central Valley, and by working collaboratively with farmers, this project provides an important new revenue stream for rice growers while creating a water and wetland lifeline for hundreds of thousands of migratory birds. The project seeks to provide 10,000 acres of habitat each year for hundreds of thousands of migrating shorebirds that rely on California’s Central Valley.

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