The most frustrating aspect of promoting sustainability is the cynicism and apathy of those who don't see the need for sustainability initiatives. Concerns that seem so obviously important to us are contemptible to them.
Why Your Business Should RecycleYou already know the mantra. It's good for the environment.
Cities offer a lot of conveniences for those who live in them. Everything from nightlife to commuting is centralized and within easy reach, government services are regular and dependable, and city dwellers have more cosmopolitan populations, which allow you to interact with more heterogeneous groups than you could outside of a city.
There's a great deal of talk about sustainability at the office these days, but how does an organization decide how to start waste reduction and recycling, and where to focus their initial recycling efforts? First, they should quantify their current waste levels and identify the area needing greatest improvement. A Waste Audit is a terrific way to do that.
With spring finally here, it's time for a thorough house cleaning. Many of us start throwing away or recycling various items, while conducting a deep cleanse with various cleaning products.
LEED building standards are a hard reach for many companies, whether when building a new structure or retrofitting an existing building or space. In turn, a business might decide that it's not worth the time, consultation, and effort to become LEED certified.
Food waste is easily one of the biggest sources of waste in our country today. About 40% of food in the US goes uneaten in a given year, according to the National Resources Defense Council.
Recycling is so simple to do that everyone can do it. However, many people resist the practice.
Without a doubt, the flush toilet has been a boon to humankind. The ability to remove bodily waste from where people live to treatment plants has improved sanitation and public health immeasurably.