Green Giving With Carbon Credits Program at Marion Institute

16 September 2013

An environmental miracle is happening in $7 increments.

Thanks to the ingenuity and ambition of the Marion Institute anyone can offset the greenhouse gases that their energy usage causes by buying carbon credits that cost $7 a ton. For each $7 payment from homeowners and businesses here on the SouthCoast and beyond, the Marion Institute is planting crops of young trees to rejuvenate a rainforest in Columbia. The renewed foliage turns atmospheric carbon dioxide back into oxygen through photosynthesis, helping to reset the balance that manmade climate change and deforestation has brought about.

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