One of many green insurance programs, ibuyeco has been offsetting drivers' CO2 emissions since opening shop in June. The company just sent out an announcement that the results so far include the offsetting of 25,000 tons of carbon dioxide with the help of the CarbonNeutral Company. While this sounds like a lot, it's actually kind of a drop, really. After its first three months of operation, ibuyeco claimed they had offset 18,000 tons. Do the math, that's 18,000 tons in the first three months and
Australian drivers who want to clear their environmental conscience can buy "carbon neutral" car insurance from ibuyeco. When you get your insurance through the company an extra surcharge will be applied to your premium to buy carbon offsets equivalent to the output of the insured car for the term of the policy.
Ibuyeco is a green car insurance program that launched on World Environment Day (June 5) with a push from supermodel Laura Bailey and, according to the company, has managed to offset 18,000 tonnes of CO2 since that day. By charging a bit more than standard insuarnce, ibuyeco works with The CarbonNeutral Company to, oh, I suppose plant trees and whatnot. How much a person pays depends on the vehicle's engine size, fuel type and how far he or she drives in a year. Considering that there's a little
If you follow the automotive and fashion model worlds, one name that you'll find in both arenas is Laura Bailey. A few years back she was the "face" of the Jaguar X. Her latest auto adventure is something a little better for the environment.