Biopolymers Symposium 2009 Teams with Carbonfund.org to Create a Zero-Carbon Event

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2009 Biopolymers Symposium will support energy efficiency, renewable energy and reforestation projects

As part of IntertechPira's efforts to host more sustainable events, we're excited to have the CarbonFund.org on board as a sponsor for the carbon offsets related to the event

IntertechPira has teamed up with Carbonfund.org to create a zero-carbon event. Carbonfund.org has calculated the emissions associated with the 2009 Biopolymers Symposium and is offsetting those emissions to make the event carbon neutral by supporting energy efficiency, renewable energy and reforestation projects.

Biopolymers 2009 is even bigger and better than last year, with a three track two-day plenary session, the Retailers Scorecard Seminar on September 28th and the EcoLabeling Summit to take place October 1st, Biopolymers Symposium 2009 has something to offer everyone. And, now Biopolymers is offering its attendees peace of mind by providing a carbon neutral event.

Gain information on speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, workshops and more by viewing the Biopolymers Interactive Brochure or visiting http://www.biopolymersummit.com and learn more about making the event carbon neutral by visiting http://www.carbonfund.org.

"As part of IntertechPira's efforts to host more sustainable events, we're excited to have the CarbonFund.org on board as a sponsor for the carbon offsets related to the event," says Barbara Rojas, Conference Producer, IntertechPira. "It only makes sense that Biopolymers & Ecolabeling will be carbon neutral because of the nature of the topics, as both our speakers and delegates seriously care for their carbon footprint."

Convention attendees are also able to offset the emissions relating to their air travel by visiting http://www.biopolymersummit.com and using the calculator provided by CarbonFund.org. All of CarbonFund.org projects are independently verified to the highest certification standards. The nonprofit organization provides an array of individual and business offsetting options.

About IntertechPira

IntertechPira provides events, training, online information and publications across a wide range of niche commodities and disruptive technologies affecting industry. Our 100% independent products are provided globally 24/7 and delivered by teams of independent experts at sites in Portland, Maine, USA and London, UK through 20 specialized industrial platforms. Our core competencies are information on: research and product development; globalization and new markets; production methods; regulatory and compliance.

About Carbonfund.org
Carbonfund.org is the leading nonprofit carbon offset and climate solutions organization, making it easy and affordable for individuals, businesses and organizations to reduce and offset their climate impact. Carbon offsets enable individuals and businesses to reduce carbon dioxide emissions they are responsible for in their everyday lives by supporting third-party verified renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects where they are most cost effective. Carbonfund.org has over 450,000 individual supporters and works with over 1,200 business and nonprofit partners including Discovery, Motorola, Amtrak, Volkswagen, Dell, JetBlue, and Staples. Visit http://www.carbonfund.org.

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