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Chrome Add-On EcoCart Secures US$3M To Help Offset Your Online Shopping Emissions

3 Mins Read Tech Startup EcoCart recently raised US$3M for its free-to-use browser extension that helps shoppers offset their carbon emissions at select merchant shops. San Francisco-based EcoCart can be downloaded for free on the Google browser Chrome and helps users calculates the carbon footprint of their orders. In its recent funding round, the company received support from […]

EcoCart: New Chrome Add-On Offsets Your Online Shopping Emissions In Two Clicks

4 Mins Read Ever since the pandemic, many of us have turned to online shopping and other e-commerce services for our daily purchases. Even boomers have gotten more tech-savvy because of the crisis, now officially the fastest-growing category of online shoppers. But our ordering frenzy is driving up our carbon footprint, says San Francisco-based startup EcoCart, who has […]

Major Increase In Carbon Offsetting Thanks To “Greta Thunberg Effect”

4 Mins Read Due to the growing attention about our current climate emergency – much of it inspired by the iconic 16-year old Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg – we are now seeing a huge increase in carbon offsetting. The “Greta Thunberg Effect” had previously been at work to drive increased sales of environmental children’s books, and […]

I Quit Waste: Can You Really Offset Your Carbon Emissions?

5 Mins Read Welcome to our new Monthly Column I Quit Waste with Malaysia-based sustainability expert and waste activist Smita J. In each issue, she will asks the big questions and tackle complex environmental issues around the choices we make every day. In her first column, she looks deeper into carbon offsetting. Unless you have been living under […]

Green Queen Loves: Think Chocolate’s Artisanal Cacao Mission

4 Mins Read Think Chocolate is now closed. Anyone who doesn’t know that Brooklyn is where it’s at when it comes to fabulous artisanal food products is obviously taking a vow of media silence. Hip foodie brands are literally pouring out of New York’s hipster borough where craftsmanship and farm to table values are celebrated above all else. […]