green workplace

Proven Ways to Encourage an Environmentally Conscious Workplace

Companies across the world are taking steps to reduce the impact their operations have on the environment. Alaska Airlines, Hyatt, and Starbucks have announced they will eliminate plastic straws to reduce plastic waste, and many more companies pledged not to serve meat products at their company functions, to raise awareness on the environmental impact of […]

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Green Guide to Disposing of Gadgets Responsibly

How to Dispose of Old Gadgets without Harming Nature Are you going to buy a new phone or laptop? What will happen to your old device? Here are a few green tips on how to get rid of outdated devices without causing any harm to the environment. Nowadays technology seems to advance very fast, offering […]

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Biofriendly Way to Kickstart Your Spring Cleaning

Spring is traditionally the time of year when people get the urge to not only air out, but thoroughly clean, their homes. Think about it…after having your home closed up during the cold months of winter, spring gives you a reason and opportunity to get a “fresh start.”  Even if you’ve been trying to avoid […]

The Eco Benefits of Lending Over Buying

We’ve gotten to a stage where production can no longer be called ‘progress’, if we hope to champion a sustainable economic model, we need to invent a new framework for measuring growth. There are many ways to read into this paradigm, however one of the most promising is the application of a “circular economy,” one […]

Benefits of Recycling E-Waste Through Proper Urban Mining

With consumerism at an all time high, it is no surprise the volume of e-waste our society is generating is also on the rise. What is most astounding is the number of precious metals that continue to be lost as a result of our inability to effectively recycle our e-waste and extract those valuable materials. […]

The Best Ways to Recycle Your E-Waste

Image by U.S. Army Environmental Command / Creative Commons To many, recycling e-waste ranks right up there with going to the dentist and protecting your compost pile from marauding wildlife. But leaving a 36-inch TV on the curb really is not the best way to ensure it’s going to find a safe afterlife. E-waste is […]

What to Recycle on America Recycles Day

When it comes to recycling, not everyone has the same point of view. Some people are die-hard recyclers and recycle everything from bottles and cans to glass and newspapers to e-waste. They are even dedicated enough to refurbish or donate their used furniture and home appliances rather than let them find their way to the […]