Photo courtesy of k9ine at Flickr.com. A week after contacting the three companies that are offering Green Credit Cards, only one of the companies has replied to my questions: Emily, at Brighter Planet, wrote: Hi George - The market rate for our offsets are $12 a ton, and … [Read more...] about Follow up on Green Credit Cards
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If you've been to Whole Foods lately, the you're sure to notice a change. Whole Foods is phasing out plastic bags, and in encouraging their customers to "Bring Your Own Bag," they are giving out reusable bags. We're not sure how long this promotion will last, but we're loving … [Read more...] about Stop Using Plastic Bags, Whole Foods Did! Take Your Own to the Grocery Store
Photo courtesy of WookieSlayer at Flickr.com. There are credit cards that offer just about every incentive under the sun. For those who want to earn cash back, airline miles, or even strange things like hours in jetfighter training, there are cards that reward cardholders with … [Read more...] about Green credit cards. Reward cards that help the environment?
According to Mark Buckley, the VP of Environmental Affairs at Staples, an estimated 133,000 computers are discarded every day in the U.S. That's nearly 49 million computers a year! And that doesn't even include cell phones and other office related electronics.Old electronic junk, … [Read more...] about Stop E-wasting, Recycle your Computer or other Electronic Devices at Work
During the 1960's there was a street theater group, known as the Diggers, in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco.Â They regularly held free concerts, fed the public for free in golden gate park, and perhaps the most famous of their altruistic activities; the free … [Read more...] about Recycle or Re-use. Fort Worth’s Environmental Collection center