E-waste Now

By | Posted March 21st, 2013

E-waste Now

It’s become exceedingly difficult to talk about electronic waste. Much of the modern world has become inured to rampant pollution and waste of precious resources. Couple that with how vital electronics are to society, and you have a lot of heads turning the other way. More than 53.6 billion pounds of electronics were at the

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It’s Even Less Easy Being Green: FTC Cracks Down on “Greenwashing”

By | Posted March 19th, 2013

Biodegradability

One of the pithier adages to emerge during the rise of modern marketing is “sex sells.” While this time-tested truism continues to dominate the marketplace, claims of eco-friendliness exert a pull on consumers nearly as powerful as more sensual enticements. In fact, even in a challenging economy, 82% of consumers say they purchase “green” products.

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What if All Offices Went Green – The Math Behind the Infographic

By | Posted March 15th, 2013

What if All Offices Went Green - The Math Behind the Infographic

Environmental responsibility includes a significant spectrum of actions a business can take to reduce their impact on the planet. Investing in a fleet of eco-friendly shuttle buses or simply turning down the lights brings measurable benefits for the world (and the bottom line). If more businesses employ these methods, the benefits will grow exponentially. Employee

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Three Ways to Reduce E-Waste for Your Office

By | Posted February 20th, 2013

ewaste

In 2010, the United States disposed of nearly 2,440,000 tons of waste generated from electronic devices. 649,000 of these tons were recycled, while an astounding 1,790,000 were thrown into landfills or incinerated. These disused electronics have come to be referred to colloquially as “E-Waste.” Environmentally-conscious business owners the world over are finding new ways to

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Everything You Need to Know About Sustainable Offices

By | Posted January 22nd, 2013

Green Office

With trusted institutions like World Bank weighing in on the dire need to reduce carbon emissions, a green office is no longer an option—it’s a necessity. Beyond necessity, going green is more practical and economical than ever. What makes a sustainable office? It’s a combination of team, office, and building practices that make a workplace

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