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Creating a Green Conference or Seminar: Make your next big meeting or event eco-friendly!

Picture this: a pyramid of 1,200 Styrofoam cups sitting atop 600 plastic water bottles, thousands of plastic utensils, stacks upon stacks of printed brochures and a truckload of promotional gizmos such as pens, key chains, mousepads and magnets. Now multiply that by a million and ship it out to landfills nationwide. This is just a [keep reading...]

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Creating a Green Office Environment: How to make your small business or company eco-friendly

So, you’re thinking about converting your office or small business to an eco-friendly environment, but maybe you’re not sure where to begin. Well, for starters, there are many alternatives to traditional office supplies. Contrary to popular to belief, it’s much easier (and less costly) to switch over to earth-conscious products. While many people think that [keep reading...]

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Global Warming

President Bush was asked whether he believed global warming was a “real and significant threat to the planet.” Bush claimed there is still a real debate over the cause of global warming. Watch it and judge for yourself.

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Hospitality in the Office: How to Create a Welcoming & Work-Friendly Atmosphere

As someone who’s worked in a variety of office settings, I can truly say that I appreciate certain simple comfort items that might be taken for granted – for example, one of life’s basic necessities, water. Yes, you heard me right – I’ve actually been in offices with no water cooler whatsoever. The office itself [keep reading...]

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Benefits Of Recycling In The Workplace

In the past, we’ve reported on several ways to help conserve energy – buying equipment with the Energy Star logo, shutting off equipment when not in use, and adjusting lights & thermostats accordingly in unused areas are all important and easy steps you can take to lower expenses. However, there are also broader programs you [keep reading...]

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Green Is No Longer Just The Color Of Money – It Is The Color Of Your Office

Corporate social responsibility is an ever growing task for companies, and with today’s “green“ movement, this concept takes on a whole new dynamic. No longer is it a passing grade for a company to just make a donation or attend a fund raising event for the environment. Companies must now do their part and take [keep reading...]

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Smart, Environmentally Friendly Packaging Ideas

Did you know that packaging constitutes as much as one-third of the non-industrial waste stream, which is why 28 countries have laws designed to minimize that waste? Unfortunately, the U.S. is not among them, according to www.idealbite.com. To ship your holidays gifts the smart way, consider these tips that will help reduce what ends up [keep reading...]