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Why Businesses Should Establish A Recycling Culture

Why Businesses Should Establish A Recycling Culture

We all share some level of responsibility when it comes to protecting our environment. As a business, the recycling culture we establish in the workplace has benefits for our employees, as it can get carried over to home life.

The Easiest Way To Increase Employee Recycling

The Easiest Way To Increase Employee Recycling

If you are like many business owners, you probably take sustainability at the office pretty seriously. After all, you might have a personal interest in recycling, and you might also worry about public perception of your company.

Edible 6-Pack Rings Could Solve A Serious Packaging Problem

Edible 6-Pack Rings Could Solve A Serious Packaging Problem

Plastic 6-pack rings have been a noted danger to sea life for decades. That hasn't stopped companies from using them, though, and it hasn't stopped them from winding up in the rivers, lakes, and oceans.

How Recycling Is Helping Raise Communities From Poverty

How Recycling Is Helping Raise Communities From Poverty

Most people living in developed countries, such as the United States already recognize the benefits of recycling. However, the first task in making recycling an everyday event for the populations of the Third World is teaching them the reasons why you should recycle.

Are Used Electric Car Batteries The Key to a Green Energy Future?

Are Used Electric Car Batteries The Key to a Green Energy Future?

Demand for electric cars is growing every day, and as technology improves, these vehicles are only going to get more affordable. However, it has been pointed out that the batteries used in electric vehicles like the Chevy Volt, or the cars made by Tesla, have an average lifespan of 8-10 years, at which point it no longer holds enough of its original charge to be useful as a transportation battery.

Will The “Free Electric” Bike Change How We Generate Electricity?

Will The “Free Electric” Bike Change How We Generate Electricity?

New green technologies spring up every day, and every one of them holds a promise that tomorrow will be a little brighter and a little cleaner. From photovoltaic paint that will generate power without panels to solar bike paths and sidewalks that will power our communities without taking up space, we are living in the world of tomorrow.

How to Work Towards a Zero Waste Office

How to Work Towards a Zero Waste Office

The goal of zero waste might sound like a lofty and idealistic one, but it is easier than you might think. Like any other policy change that a business undertakes, there are a few basic steps to ensure success.

4 Things You Should Really Consider Before Starting Recycling

4 Things You Should Really Consider Before Starting Recycling

If your company has been considering how to recycle, or if you have tried but it does not seem to be working, then you'll want to make sure you have thought about these four things:First thing: Start simple. What is the easiest item in your office or business to recycle? Maybe you use a lot of paper that can be recycled? For an office, paper is one of the easiest items to start recycling.

4 Benefits Children’s Picnic Tables Can Bring Your Daycare’s Eating Area

4 Benefits Children’s Picnic Tables Can Bring Your Daycare’s Eating Area

A lot of thought goes into room design, furniture, storage and anything else in a daycare center. Children's health and safety are always considerations, along with creating an environment that encourages learning.

How Ford Is Reducing Their Carbon Footprint Through Recycling

How Ford Is Reducing Their Carbon Footprint Through Recycling

One of the problems with standard manufacturing technology is the creation of scrap metal. Some plants sell the scrap metal to other companies for reuse.