Monthly archive - September 2012

Become a Green Business and Recycle Your Shredded Paper Using These 5 Tips

Become a Green Business and Recycle Your Shredded Paper Using These 5 Tips

*+-Whether you own a business or work for one, you are probably exposed to junk mail and shredded office documents each day. Often this discarded paper winds up in the trash or recycle bin if we are lucky. However, there are other uses for that shredded paper, all you have to do is check out these 5 tips on how to make the most of it.

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Tidal Power Facts: Understanding How Tidal Energy Works

Tidal Power Facts: Understanding How Tidal Energy Works

*+-Tidal energy is rarely mentioned as an alternative energy source, even though humans have been using it for over 1000 years. As this renewable energy source goes through a revival period, get the facts on how it works and what it can do for you.

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Why E-Commerce is Good For The Environment

Why E-Commerce is Good For The Environment

*+-Unlock the reasons why going the e-commerce route is the eco-friendly way to shop. Online shopping leads to recycling, reduced paper consumption and other eco-friendly practices. It only makes sense to make the transition to the cleaner way to shop for goods and services.

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An Untapped Resource: How Offshore Wind Can Create Jobs and Help the Economy

An Untapped Resource: How Offshore Wind Can Create Jobs and Help the Economy

*+-The U.S. has an abundant energy resource right off its coast, this untapped resource can also create hundreds of thousands of renewable energy jobs. It is known as offshore wind farms, which produce renewable and clean energy from the natural sea breeze.

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3 Myths About Recycling

3 Myths About Recycling

*+-Learn how to separate fact from fiction when it comes to recycling as we explore 3 myths surrounding this green practice. See how each of these myths are debunked, exposing how recycling is the way of the future. We will also explore how recycling has been linked to increased job creation, something everyone can agree that is beneficial to each of us.

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How To Make Your Car More Energy Efficient

How To Make Your Car More Energy Efficient

*+-You don’t have to own an electric vehicle or hybrid to become an eco-conscious driver. It only takes a minute to learn how to drive more environmentally friendly. Follow these fuel efficient tips to help stretch your dollar even farther and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time.

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3 Ways To Overcome The Battle Between Solar Energy and Trees

3 Ways To Overcome The Battle Between Solar Energy and Trees

*+-Which is better for the environment, keeping a 100 year old tree in your backyard or cutting it down to install solar panels? The answer may surprise you, but this question challenges many that wish to cut their carbon foot print and generate renewable energy.

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Save Water With WaterSense Bathroom Fixtures and Faucets

Save Water With WaterSense Bathroom Fixtures and Faucets

*+-Giving your home or office bathroom a high-efficiency makeover can save you more than just water. With the EPA’s WaterSense program, you can feel confident that you are picking a green product that will be at least 20 percent more efficient without sacrificing performance.

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The Hamburger You Had For Lunch Pollutes More Than an 18-Wheeler

The Hamburger You Had For Lunch Pollutes More Than an 18-Wheeler

*+-Your average hamburger produces more air pollution than an 18-wheeler truck, a fact that researchers at University of California, Riverside have uncovered. Hamburgers are iconic when it comes to lunch in America, so find out what can be done to curb the pollution.

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Green Jobs in Massachusetts are Exploding in Numbers

Green Jobs in Massachusetts are Exploding in Numbers

*+-Despite the economic downturn, Massachusetts was able to add over 70,000 green jobs over the course of the year. The passing of recent legislation has proven that the state is committed to green job growth and making environmentally friendly decisions.

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