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HFC Refrigerants Phase-Down Is Coming. Is Your Company Prepared?

Carbon dioxide emissions aren’t the only greenhouse gases that corporations need to address when considering how to close the emissions gap and keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius. Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are greenhouse gases that the EPA says can be up to 10,000 times more potent than carbon dioxide and … Read more »

Recycling HFCs ‘Can Eliminate Billions of Tons of GHGs’

If 30 percent of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) refrigerants are reclaimed for re-use by 2040, approximately 18 billion metric tons carbon dioxide equivalent would be prevented from reaching the atmosphere over the next 25 years, according to a white paper released by EOS Climate. HFCs are powerful greenhouse gases when released to … Read more »

California to Invalidate Carbon Credits

California plans to revoke offset credits to EOS Climate and Environmental Credit Corp. following an investigation into a hazardous waste plant that violated its federal permit, Bloomberg report. California operates the biggest carbon market in the US. Both companies operated projects that delivered ozone-depleting refrigerants to a Clean Harbors facility, … Read more »

Almcoe Adopts EOS Climate’s Refrigeration Asset System

Almcoe Refrigeration is the first commercial refrigeration contractor to adopt EOS Climate’s Refrigeration Asset System (RAS), which treats refrigerants as assets. Refrigerants, which are thousands of times more potent greenhouse gases than CO2, are often released into the atmosphere due to improper handling of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment at end-of-life. … Read more »

EOS Climate, Jaco Environmental Close the Loop on Refrigerants

EOS Climate’s Refrigerant Asset System (RAS) has been integrated across all 27 of Jaco Environmental’s appliance de-manufacturing facilities in the US. The companies say this creates the world’s first transparent, cradle-to-cradle solution for refrigerants recovered from residential appliances and vending machines. Refrigerants, which are thousands of times more potent greenhouse … Read more »

Project to Destroy CFCs Completed

EOS Climate has completed a pioneering project that demonstrated how carbon finance can address remaining inventories of chlorofluorocarbon (CFCs) refrigerants in developing countries. The project destroyed CFC refrigerants from Nepal in conformance with the Climate Action Reserve’s protocol for ozone-depleting emissions. The project was authorized by the Executive Committee of the … Read more »

DuPont to Use EOS Climate’s Refrigerant Asset System

EOS Climate says it will provide the DuPont refrigerant distributor network access to its Refrigerant Asset System, which was launched in November. Through this collaboration, EOS offers its customers access to a refrigerant distribution network that is integrated into its tracking system. In addition, EOS Climate has named the DuPont … Read more »

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Whole Foods Pilots EOS Climate’s Refrigerant Asset System

(An earlier version of this story pointed to Whirlpool as a pilot partner in this program. EOS Climate executive Joe Madden says that the email claiming that partnership was an error in communication between them and their PR company.) Whole Foods is piloting a platform developed by EOS Climate that … Read more »

Environmental Executive Moves: GlencoreXstrata, ACS, Proterra, ABB

Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders. GlencoreXstrata: The commodity trading and mining company has named former BP chief executive Tony Hayward (pictured) as its interim board chairman. The company’s intention is for Hayward — who was in charge of BP during the Deepwater Horizon disaster — to step down once it … Read more »


DuPont Launches Refrigerant Buyback Program

DuPont Refrigerants and EOS Climate have partnered to encourage the return of recovered chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) refrigerants by paying contractors and equipment owners for the ozone-depleting substances, which will then be safely destroyed. The Montreal Protocol has phased out CFCs — which EOS Climate says are up to 11,000 times more … Read more »

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