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U.S. is NOT the Largest Paper Consumer

By | Posted May 7th, 2013

U.S. is NOT the Largest Paper Consumer

The United States uses a lot of energy, and—let’s face it—something of a bad rep when it comes to environmental policy. But despite all that energy use, the U.S. has something it can boast about in the environmental forum; we’re good at recycling our paper, and we aren’t the highest paper consumers. (Photo Credit: Vladyslav

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The Eco-Friendly Office

By | Posted April 16th, 2013

The Eco-Friendly Office

You already know all the “green office” stuff there is to know, and you probably already do as much of it as you can. But today’s environmentally-responsible office goes beyond recycling, printing on both sides of the page and using post-consumer recycled office products. Check out these eco-friendly office options you might have missed. Collaborative

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Avoiding the Greenwash

By | Posted April 9th, 2013

Avoiding the Greenwash

When it comes to smart purchases, “caveat emptor” (“let the buyer beware”) is as relevant today as it was in ancient Rome. New product standards are being laid down by the law and social action, and companies have come to embrace the true value of “green.” Yet, how do we know a product is true

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The Dirty Underbelly of Your Sleek Electronics

By | Posted April 2nd, 2013

The Dirty Underbelly of Your Sleek Electronics

For some, it may be hard to name what exactly goes into a smartphone or computers processor.The design of the best and brightest in the industry hinge on thin and easy-to-use designs that invite users to come and play. But a heavy level of sophistication is required to send a text message, load a video,

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E-Waste Battle Breakdown

By | Posted March 26th, 2013

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Consumers put a lot of value in environmentally friendly, or “green” products. They covet ENERGY STAR® appliances. BPA-free containers are in high demand. Superb gas mileage can turn a good car into a great one. Yet even the greenest products eventually reach the end of their useful lives. When it comes to electronics, little thought

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