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How To Start A Zero Waste Office Program

How To Start A Zero Waste Office Program

More and more businesses are beginning to seriously look at reducing the waste that they generate on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis. Not all of these companies are considering this strictly for environmental purposes, though that’s certainly at least part of the motivation for some.

Farmers Feed Their Cows Defective Skittles to Save Money and Fight Food Waste

Farmers Feed Their Cows Defective Skittles to Save Money and Fight Food Waste

We've all cracked a pack or two of Skittles candy in our day, but did you ever wonder how every Skittle has uniform shape? Well, it's because only those who meet the rigorous standard set by Mars have the little S stamped on them, and get sent out to supermarkets. But what happens to all those other Skittles? The ones that are lumpy, or malformed, or just don't have the right look to make prime time?Well, a lot of them wind up getting eaten by cows, according to The Independent.

5 Things Companies Do When They Are Focused On Sustainability At The Office

5 Things Companies Do When They Are Focused On Sustainability At The Office

More corporations are becoming aware of the need to minimize the impact people have on the environment. Sustainable IT is an ideology where a company operates their IT Department while being mindful of the environment.

Fighting Plastic Waste With Evoware’s Edible Cups & Food Wrapping

Fighting Plastic Waste With Evoware’s Edible Cups & Food Wrapping

Plastic waste is a serious problem the world over, and a major source of that plastic waste is single-serving cups, as well as food wrapping. Whether it's the sandwich you got at the corner deli, or that red Solo cup you've been enjoying at the party, it's possible those items will wind up in a landfill once you're done with them.

How Much Energy Does Recycling One Aluminum Can Save?

How Much Energy Does Recycling One Aluminum Can Save?

Recycling bins are everywhere. We see them on the street, in the office, and for many of us, they're sitting in the garage just waiting to be taken out on trash day.

How to Strive Toward A Zero Waste Office Halloween Party

How to Strive Toward A Zero Waste Office Halloween Party

Halloween is a fun time of year when office workers all over get together and have fun with office parties. Teams enjoy the fun of the holiday including candy, games, costumes and food.

Boost Recycling & Sustainability by Harnessing Creativity

Boost Recycling & Sustainability by Harnessing Creativity

Models that encourage recycling behavior and sustainability initiatives in workplaces are blooming like wildflowers. That metaphor, blooming like wildflowers, is particularly apt when talking about sustainability.

5 Ways To Pest Proof Your Waste Receptacles

5 Ways To Pest Proof Your Waste Receptacles

Summer is a season that means busy times and boosted profits for some businesses, especially in the retail, tourist, and food & beverage industries. But the arrival of summer also brings with it some extra considerations.

3 Efforts Tackling Plastic Pollution One Piece At A Time

3 Efforts Tackling Plastic Pollution One Piece At A Time

Recently plastic pollution has become an overwhelming problem for everyone. There are about 8.

Green Team Building For A Healthier Work Force

Green Team Building For A Healthier Work Force

The past decade has witnessed the explosive growth of Team Building in most corporate environments across the nation. Not only does it help form one like-minded and cohesive team of workers, but it also serves to allow the crossing of departmental lines, enabling everyone to work together as a whole.