All posts tagged sustainability

Green Flooring Options: A Guide to Picking Eco-Friendly Flooring for Your Home

Green Flooring Options: A Guide to Picking Eco-Friendly Flooring for Your Home

When it comes to eco-friendly flooring, there are more choices now than ever before. As a result, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find the right product and installation service for your needs.

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Five Corporate Titans Going the Extra Mile in Tackling Sustainability

Five Corporate Titans Going the Extra Mile in Tackling Sustainability

Corporate sustainability is not longer just a buzz word, with corporate titans like Starbucks, Honda and Ikea leading the way. As these companies embrace the triple bottom line we all win, with higher profits and a healthier planet.

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Companies Are Embracing the Triple Bottom Line

Companies Are Embracing the Triple Bottom Line

Businesses worldwide are putting the concept of the triple bottom line to the test, committing to a “do no harm and benefit all” mentality. The University of Vermont has released an inforgraphic explaining the three pillars of sustainability to help business and consumers take the next step on going green.

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Amazing 275% Growth in Renewable Energy Over the Past Decade

Amazing 275% Growth in Renewable Energy Over the Past Decade

Renewable energy production has skyrocketed over the past ten years, leading to 275 percent growth according to a study from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). While this growth is something to be celebrated, we still have a long way to go before we declare mission accomplished.

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Sustainability and Healthcare: The Green Connection

Sustainability and Healthcare: The Green Connection

The healthcare industry continues to look for new methods of making operations more environmentally friendly. The tactics include utilizing new technology that cuts down on energy used by medical equipment, lowering water consumption and electric light use, using pigment-free plastics and replacing chemical-heavy cleaning products with more green ingredients.

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Earth Hour is Over but Sustainability is Here to Stay

Earth Hour is Over but Sustainability is Here to Stay

You may have participated in Earth Hour this year of perhaps you forgot, either way the choice of sustainable living is still yours. The concept of Earth Hour is to raise awareness, but nothing is stopping you from making the energy efficient choice every day.

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The World Didn’t End Today But What About Tomorrow?

The World Didn’t End Today But What About Tomorrow?

The world didn’t end today but we sure can’t tell you what tomorrow brings. With political strife everywhere, civil wars halfway across the globe and gas prices soaring, is it really that bad, could doomsday be knocking on our door?

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Bright Outlook for Green Jobs Associated to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Bright Outlook for Green Jobs Associated to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Electric vehicle demand is increasing and some experts anticipate that EVs will be 60 percent of the cars on the road in 20 years. This growth must answer the “range anxiety” issue by building out a large EV charging station infrastructure. This build out leads to a bright outlook for associated green jobs.

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Business is Booming for Companies Going Green

Business is Booming for Companies Going Green

A recent MIT report found a 55% increase in the number of companies focusing on sustainability when compared to last year. This means that lower carbon footprints are leading to increases in profits, paving the way for additional investments in sustainability.

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