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February 27, 2012 by marketing

We hear it again and again. For years now, people keep telling us to “Go Green.” Save the environment, pitch in, join the green efforts. But what does green really mean? And if this is such a big concern than why is it still so hard to get people to participate?  A great way to get your coworkers or employees environmentally aware is to break it down into small, simple tasks that they can incorporate into their daily life. Pick one thing to focus on and give them a reminder. For example, put a poster about recycling above the trashcan or hand out logo pens with your company’s logo and a small phrase like “go paperless” to remind them to write and print less and type and email more. The same idea could be used with water bottles and mugs to encourage employees to reuse their drinking containers instead of continually getting disposable ones.

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Caterpillar’s building upgrades cut operating costs by 46%


February 12, 2010 by Tom Guay

Here’s a bottom-line fact global warming skeptics tend to ignore: Lots of companies pocket big savings by taking action that helps reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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A first for insurance offices: A turn to green


February 3, 2010 by Tom Guay

How does a really small operation go green? It’s not so complicated, and it doesn’t require huge investments in fancy technology.

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Where’s that next big energy savings? Try the cash register


January 20, 2010 by Tom Guay

Some of the biggest energy savings for small business operations are right in front of you, but you can’t actually see them.

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Where’s that next big energy savings? Try the cash register


January 20, 2010 by Tom Guay

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Some of the biggest energy savings for small business operations are right in front of you, but you can’t actually see them.

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Vineyard’s reuse process saves much more than water


January 6, 2010 by Tom Guay

Finding ways to conserve and reuse water offers a company more than just awards for water conservation. It can save a bundle in energy costs as well.

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A green approach to that Christmas tree


December 8, 2009 by Tom Guay

With all the “Ho Ho Ho” of the holiday season upon us, here’s a simple way to do something green instead of killing a pine tree for Christmas.

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How you ring up a sale can be the start of turning green


November 17, 2009 by Tom Guay

Your company can go green by doing nothing more complicated than doing business with a new breed of merchant credit card companies.

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Time to go green by ditching paper?


November 4, 2009 by Tom Guay

Virtually any business can adopt green practices that cut operating expenses by eliminating one of the fundamentals of office work: paper.

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Latest copiers use 75% less electricity


October 8, 2009 by Tom Guay

Environmental pressures are part of the reasons Canon U.S.A. is chalking up accolades for its latest office copier equipment.

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