Monday, October 10th, 2011
We can’t do it alone. And we don’t really want to.
We partner with the pros all of the time. We ask energy experts to help us with our energy assessments. We ask heating and cooling experts to help us with our Home Energy Audits. And this week, we’re partnering with a pro football team to get the word out about (more…)
Thursday, October 6th, 2011
In previous posts here and here I wrote about a lawsuit in which plastic bag manufacturers Hilex Poly Company (Hilex), Superbag, and API Enterprises took issue with certain statements made by (more…)
Monday, September 26th, 2011
Canada gets most of its energy from hydropower, coal and nuclear. But scientists say that geothermal power could meet the country’s energy needs one million times over.
The statement is taken from a federal report on geothermal energy. The document was compiled by (more…)
Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
When it comes to understanding the environmental impact of our personal choices, the EPA’s model of rating car fuel efficiency is a good lead to follow. Greenhouse gas emissions are tied to how much fuel is burned, and we all know how much gas our car burns thanks to the omnipresent MPG ratings. Many (more…)
Thursday, September 22nd, 2011
How many eco actions does it take for them to count? According to the post, Does Size Matter for Ideas?, “the basic logic we use is the bigger the idea, the bigger the value, but often that’s not true. There’s a myth at work here: the assumption that big results only come from radical changes.” (more…)
Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
Increasingly, there is more concern over the effects of climate change. This results in legislation of a more demanding nature which commercial property developers need to know about. Additionally, the recent surge in energy prices means that everyone wants to reduce costs and subsequently reduce their (more…)
Friday, September 9th, 2011
While service industries don’t have smokestacks and may have less environmental impacts than a manufacturing facility, they too can benefit from sustainable business strategies to mitigate risks and capture new business opportunities.
However, it is not uncommon for service based (more…)
Thursday, September 8th, 2011
A previous post discussed a recently-filed lawsuit in which plastic bag manufacturers Hilex Poly Company, Superbag, and API Enterprises took issue with certain statements made by ChicoBag, the popular reusable bag maker.
The accusations could be called reverse (more…)
Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
Boeing is a United States-based aerospace and defense corporation founded in 1916. Boeing has a number of business units, including Boeing Defense, Space and Security, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Boeing Capital, Engineering, Operations and Technology, and the Boeing Shared Services Group. (more…)
Friday, August 19th, 2011
The Coca Cola Company is one of the largest worldwide beverage retailers, manufacturers, and marketers of various non-alcoholic beverages. Currently, the company sells more than 500 brands in more than 200 countries. The Coca Cola Company also has a long history of sustainability and helping with the (more…)