Retailers are on a mission – they not only want to reduce food and product packaging in stores, but they also want to eliminate it completely. Pre-packaging was introduced with the invention of plastics and as a means to sell more product at one time.
Humans respond very well to visual reinforcement. If you want your green initiative to succeed at the office, your best bet is to create visual displays, on which staff members can see direct evidence of their efforts.
One man's trash is another man's treasure, or so the old saying goes, and that's been true for animal waste ever since humans figured out how to herd. However, while manure has been used as fertilizer by farmers for ages, it turns out that there are other ways we can recycle animal waste.
When we go to the grocery store, we usually try to get just the stuff we need. However, even if we focus on fresh produce, and try to get ethically harvested foods, we are still contributing to a huge amount of waste.
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.
The average American throws away 4.5 pounds of trash every day.
Trains are one of the chief methods by which Europeans travel, and that's been the case for over a century now. And while there have been a lot of improvements made across Europe reguarding green energy used in homes and businesses, many of the commuter trains still run on old-fashioned diesel-electric engines.
One of the more original examples of recycling innovations is taking place in Reno, Nevada at a place called the Crafted Palette. Patrons of the unique establishment can have a light breakfast or lunch in the morning or afternoon.
We're all passingly familiar with rubber trees. These trees are common in South America, as well as in Malaysia, and they've been grown on plantations for decades.
The idea of wearing wooden shoes is not new by any stretch of the imagination. However, when most people picture wooden shoes, they tend to think of the sort of traditional clogs you see in stereotypical images of Sweden.