Photo courtesy of trochaic at Flickr.com. Bottled water has come under a lot of fire lately, but soda bottles are made with some of the same PET plastics. Soda bottles cause the same environmental harms and may even cause greater damage to our health. Soda bottles aren't … [Read more...] about What about bottled soft drinks?
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
Recycling is one of the environmental success stories of the last couple of decades. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, recycling and composting kept 82 million tons of material out of landfills and incinerators in 2006. That's up from just 34 million tons in … [Read more...] about Supporting recycling by buying products like 100 percent post consumer recycled paper
The Wall Street Journal's small business section writes that Subway is testing out ways to reduce its environmental impact. Subway is testing the new initiatives at a so-called "eco-store" it opened this month in Kissimmee, Fla. In addition to recycling bins, the restaurant was … [Read more...] about Subway sandwich franchise makes efforts to reduce environmental impact