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Finding Ways to Be an Eco-Friendly Employee

  Given that many Americans spend a majority of the day at work, finding ways to be green in the office is an important part of reducing climate change and living an environmentally friendly lifestyle. Even if your workplace as a whole isn’t…

How to Finally Go Paperless in the Office

There are a number of reasons why businesses should go paperless. It saves time, money, manpower and space. It keeps files more secure, yet makes them easier to access when they’re needed. And the clincher? We could save entire forests. With more……

Green Your Workplace: 10 Tips & Tricks to Save Money + Reduce Waste

Reports estimate that workers miss 450 million additional days of work each year in the US due to illness. This translates to $153 billion in annual lost productivity, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. Other research conditions…

Methane Gas from Landfill Fuels Arts Complex

The Green Energy Park in North Carolina diverts 900 tons of methane from an old landfill to fuel its complex of artisan shops and greenhouses.

Glenn Beck Bans Staffers from Buying Eco-Friendly Products

Glenn Beck is known for many things, but apparently recycling for the good of the earth will never be one of them. The outspoken politically conservative talk show host recently banished such items as biodegradable spoons and recyclable cardboard…

Quick Tip: Bring Extra Food to Work

Whether you baked a few too many cupcakes for your sister’s baby shower or your garden produced an unexpectedly large harvest, you can keep extra food from going to waste (while making a few new friends at the office) by …

5 Great Plants for the Office

Windowless cubicles and wacky watering schedules can bring most plant varieties to an early demise. Avoid getting stuck with a sad plant cemetery on your desk by choosing one of these air-cleaning, mood-boosting varieties that are also nearly…

5 Note-Taking Apps That Reduce Paper Use

Fact: The average American office worker uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper annually. If you ask us, that’s way too many virgin resources – especially in light of all the tech-savvy alternatives on the market. If you agree, check out …