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The Origins of Recycling and the Recycling Symbol

Recycling has only been a national program for the past 40 years, but nowadays it seems as commonplace as sliced bread. We’ve all seen the recycling symbol and know what it means, we recognize that the blue plastic bins are for recyclable materials only, and we are familiar with what materials can be grouped together [keep reading...]

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Does your office equipment work weekends?

Most energy conservation advertisements don’t really get me. Yeah, I feel bad for a second but then I move on. I’ve been thinking about these all weekend and wishing that my computer didn’t sit at work all weekend, waiting for me to come back and start working. So get motivated and conserve energy okay?? And [keep reading...]

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Ecobutton helps reduce PC Power Consumption

Here is another little gizmo that I supposed to help with the carbon footprint.  Each time you take a short or long break, a phone call, go for a meeting etc. you simply press the ecobutton™ and your computer is put into energy saving ‘ecomode’ which ensures that both your computer and monitor draw only [keep reading...]

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Improve the Economic and Social Aspects of Your Operations – Green Guide

Below are other ideas for addressing the other two aspects of sustainability’s Triple Bottom Line. As mentioned above, it is not expected that the organization undertake all these practices but rather to prioritize among them, select those that will have the greatest impact and add the most value, and then over time, perhaps address others. [keep reading...]

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Achieve Sustainable Development In Your Business – Green Guide IV

A. What is Sustainability? “Green” is a common expression that originally referred to those products, actions or organizations that were thought to be environmentally superior. In recent years, more people have begun to associate the term with sustainable development or sustainability. Sustainable development carries many definitions, the most common of which was articulated by the [keep reading...]

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Improve Environmental Impact In Business Operations

Below are some environmental practices that you may want to consider, in order to reduce the environmental impact of your daily operataions. This is part III of our series of green guides. Here is Part I, Reduce Carbon Footprint, and Part II, Greening Office Product Line. A. Resource Conservation and Pollution Prevention (Check all that [keep reading...]

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Green Power for your Computer

Sustainable development is the core of environmental technologies; and in the recent years, we have seen a wide push towards more sustainable products, whether in the car industry, the food market, or even your local street vendor. Having the choice between a non-environmental product and one that is easily recyclable – most people will probably [keep reading...]