How a Sustainable Approach to Offices Can Sustain Profits

When companies start looking for “greener pastures” of profits, they don’t necessarily look outside. These days, some of the most successful organizations start by looking inward, at their own office space. They are, in part, simply giving investors what they want. As the latest State of Green Business Report notes, “Companies are increasingly responding to […]

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Solar Power Will Take Over the World: Industrial Round-Up

We Could End Hunger If We Recovered Half Of The 1.3 Billion Tons Of Food Wasted Each Year. According to the World Food Program, about one in nine people — or 805 million — do not have enough food to live a healthy, active life, and developing regions of Africa and Asia are disproportionately affected […]

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Why Doesn’t U.S. Recycle Nuclear Fuel? Industrial Round-Up

Why Doesn’t U.S. Recycle Nuclear Fuel? The chattering class’s call for action on “climate change” overlooks a crucial point: to succeed, we need to increase reliance on nuclear power, the cleanest technology available, despite the vocal opposition from those who fear another Three-Mile Island or a more-serious disaster like Chernobyl or Fukushima. Compared to electric […]

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Big Factories Go To Work On Biofuel: Industrial Round-Up

Big Factories Go To Work On Biofuel. Emmetsburg, Iowa — Charlie Kollasch, a farmer supplying raw material to a huge new ethanol factory here, stood inside a big red shed on his property, showing off the V-shaped metal frame studded with prongs that he and his son had installed on top of a flatbed truck. […]

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Navigating Sustainable Seals

With increasing consumer interest in supporting green companies, it can be difficult for environmentally conscious customers to identify sustainable products and services in a cluttered marketplace. Thankfully, third-party authenticated seals offer busy customers an easy way to find products and services that best align with their values. By commissioning a third party to authenticate a […]

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The Dirt on Clean Laundry: The Truth About Shop Rags

Have you ever wondered why shop towels are red or blue? While they may start off white, shop towels are dyed red when they become stained. And after multiple uses, they may be re-dyed blue to cover up what’s not coming out in the wash. Although auto shops often see these products as an affordable […]

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Time Spent in Traffic Increases 525% Each Year: Industrial Roundup

Stuck In Traffic: Transportation In America. Over the past 30 years, the time Americans spend in traffic each year has increased a stunning 525%. Millions of new drivers got on the road, which, combined with urban sprawl and the endless re-construction of the nation’s aging roadways, lengthened commutes to all-time highs in 2005, creating a painful […]

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11 Mistakes You Make At Work Every Single Day: Office Roundup

11 Mistakes You Make At Work Every Single Day. You might think the “perfect employee” works around the clock, constantly checks email and never takes a break or goes on vacation. But it turns out this perception is all wrong. In fact, the most successful people tend to know when to switch off, kick back, […]

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Bicyclists Maybe the Happiest Commuters on the Planet: Recreation Roundup

Are Bicyclists the Happiest Commuters on the Planet? Bicycling for transportation was much more enjoyable . Plenty of others have had a similar revelation. However, is it the norm that people enjoy bicycling more than driving or riding in a large vehicle? New research doesn’t answer that question, but it hints at the answer: bicyclists […]

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