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Monthly Archives: February 2013

How To Make Your Company Greener in 10 Steps?

The Business Journals spoke with Anna Dengler, Great Forest’s director of sustainability, about what companies can do to get started down a greener path. Even with existing office spaces and limited budgets, businesses can incorporate sustainable practices into their daily operations that will deliver a significant return on investment – for the environment and their … Continue reading How To Make Your Company Greener in 10 Steps?

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5 Ways To Conserve Energy At Work

1. Flip The Switch¬†– Lighting consumes about 18 percent of U.S.-generated electricity; another 4 to 5 percent of our electricity bill goes toward counteracting the heat these lights generate. If you find that you and your co-workers have trouble remembering to shut off the lights at the end of the day, motion-detecting lights may be … Continue reading 5 Ways To Conserve Energy At Work

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How Do Companies Celebrate Earth Day? A Guide to Earth Day Ideas From World Records to Haiku Competitions

In 2012, three companies broke a world record to mark Earth Day. Another organized a haiku competition, while the majority staged events large and small, from building attention-getting recycling sculptures to holding brown bag Lunch and Learn talks. Some took part in worldwide movements, while others involved their companies in local volunteer projects. What will … Continue reading How Do Companies Celebrate Earth Day? A Guide to Earth Day Ideas From World Records to Haiku Competitions

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