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Save Money & Help Mother Earth by Going Green at Work

With a population of more than seven billion people worldwide and finite resources to draw from, recycling and sustainability are more important than ever. Everybody knows that the Earth needs our help, but many business owners still haven't greened up operations at work. Are you one of them? Maybe you think it will be too [...]

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Green Business is Good Business

Going green is definitely a choice many individuals make in their personal lives but as of late, businesses are also choosing more environment conscious options in a variety of ways. As a business owner, it is important to get the facts about what going green can mean for you in the long run and how [...]

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“Insert term here” Design, What does it all mean?

‘Design’ is quite a regularly used appendage in today’s internet slang. We see terms like interaction design, user experience design, web design, user interface design, graphic design, fashion design, game design.. The list is lengthy, complex, and intimidating to someone who happens to be outside of the field. As a self proclaimed ‘designer’ I will [...]

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How to Cut Backyard Energy Costs by Going Green

                                        The arctic chill that descended on the U.S. this winter sent energy prices skyrocketing as high as 40 times above normal, hitting some consumers with monthly bills of $1,250, according to the LA Times. While this [...]

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A History of the Criminalization of Hemp in America

Hemp is quite possibly the oldest known agricultural crop, with its use as rope dating back over 10,000 years. Throughout history, the versatile plant has been cultivated for textiles, food, fuel, paper, medicine, and (briefly) truth serum. Hemp is best known as the plant that produces cannabis sativa, a.k.a. marijuana, weed, pot, hash, hashish, Mary [...]

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What Makes Someone Love, Yes LOVE Their Job?

How many people do you know who say they love what they do? In the 13+ years that I've worked at the same organization, I've seen people come and go. I've seen people complain and resist change while others have blossomed under the same circumstances. I see people who love what they do and I [...]

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Change: A Word Overused and Underutilized

It strikes me right between the eyes. Here we are in the 21st century and most of my contemporaries are either retired, retiring or looking to retire. When I ask why, they all give me the same answer: "I am tired and there are too many changes."Well, what the hell, we are all tired! We [...]

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How to Go Green in the Office: For Dummies

Expensive, time consuming, confusing: these are all thoughts many people have when it comes to making the decision to go green in the workplace. However, developing a green initiative is easier and cheaper than most people think. Utilize these tips to see how simple it is to convert your facility to more sustainable practices, all [...]

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Food for Thought: 4 Ways to Green your Restaurant

Looking for the secret ingredient that will send your restaurant soaring with popularity? Consider adding sustainability to the menu. Food service customers value farm-to-table initiatives and responsible practices. According to a survey by Technomic, 63 percent of consumers say they are more likely to visit a dining establishment they view as socially conscious. Stay ahead [...]

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What's Your Approach to Decision Making and Sustainability?

Whether you are a key decision maker in procurement, facilities, operations, IT or a C-level executive, sustainability has inevitably become a part of your professional career. According to the Nielsen Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility, 50% of global consumers are willing to pay more for an environmentally conscious product. Governments around the globe have [...]

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