Posts tagged: Recycling

How Schools Can Start a Green Initiative

Guest Post There are many schools looking to go green and start the green initiative as a way of doing something positive for the environment while also teaching the children that attend the school the actual importance behind protecting the environment from pollution, toxic chemicals, and some harmful gases that are released into the air. […]

Waste Management Companies

Guest Post Waste management in the past has typically focused purely on removing waste and storing it or destroying it by the most economical and practical means possible. However over the past decade, a more environmentally sensitive focus has been encouraged, and often enforced, by new regulations as well as the general public’s expectations when […]

How To Have a Green New Year in your Office

The end of the year is a time when many reflect and prepare for what’s to come. “Auld Lang Syne” is sung, excitement for a fresh start is in the air, and many resolutions, both big and small, are made. One thoughtful (and easy) resolution to consider would be your carbon footprint in the office. […]

A Green Christmas: Tips to Reduce Holiday Waste

Some 40 percent of all battery sales occur during the holiday season, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. That’s only one of the holiday increases that can negatively impact the environment. Electricity, paper and water are among the other resources whose use increases in December. The EPA provides these tips for reducing holiday waste: Reduce […]

Sustainable Building 101

  Building sustainable and energy efficient structures has become very popular over the last few years. Homeowners are always looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprints and reduce their energy consumption and costs, and sustainable or green construction techniques fulfill both of those needs. The goal of sustainable or green building is to reduce […]