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H-2-Oh! Small Office Water Options

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While the office water cooler is known as being a place for casual conversation and juicy gossip, its main purpose is to provide the water we all need to remain healthy and productive.  In fact, the human brain is made up of 85% water, and mild dehydration (a loss of just 1 to 2 percent [...]
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Composting at the Office

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Your business may already be recycling a full range of materials. Paper, cardboard, plastic, glass, and metal are all generally collected by commercial recyclers, and making receptacles for these materials accessible to your staff makes it easy for them to do their part in reducing your waste stream. However, if your business is ready to [...]
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Super 8 Ukiah Brings Green to the Hospitality Industry

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As electric and hybrid cars have begun to enter the auto mainstream, states like California have been leading the way in promoting the use of these low- or no-emission vehicles. Through tax rebates, HOV commuting lane privileges, and increasingly strict emissions requirements, the market for electric and hybrid vehicles has been building, and it's great to [...]
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How to Engage Employees in Green Initiatives

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Making the choice to green your business is a significant step towards sustainability, but engaging your staff in the process is equally important for ensuring success with your goals. Employees that are committed to your initiatives will help to maintain momentum when going green, will give everyone at your business a sense of ownership and [...]
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Sustainability as a Core Business Value: PlayNetwork Goes Green

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Saving money is a great benefit of going green, but it’s only one of many reasons that companies choose to pursue sustainability initiatives. Some, like Green Business Bureau member PlayNetwork, are simply dedicated to green practices as a part of their company’s core values. PlayNetwork creates a wide range of creative and innovative media for [...]
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New Green Your Business Forum Launched at Intuit Community

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Intuit, in partnership with the Green Business Bureau, has launched a new Green Your Business forum in the Intuit Community. This forum provides a space to address the challenges you face in going green as a business owner, with industry-specific ideas for introducing sustainability to your business -- specifically those that help reduce costs and [...]
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Sustainable Photography: Ideas for Running a Green Studio

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Business owner Tyson Ellis has always seen a relationship between buildings and the environment, and his photography business has tried to highlight those connections in their eco-architectural photography. “All architecture relates to the environment. Hopefully it relates in a harmonious way that benefits the environment, the structure, and its occupants. Capturing this is where I [...]
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How to Green Your Customer Interactions — And Save Money

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Practicing sustainability when interacting with your customers lets them know they are purchasing from an environmentally responsible company. It can also improve your customer experience, provide them with the ability to make more informed product choices, and remove inefficiencies from the purchasing process, all of which can increase customer loyalty and build your reputation as a [...]
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