Monthly Archives: January 2010

Jan
31
2010

Green Plus is pleased to announce the first in a series of new sustainability webinars: Triple Your Bottom Line, The Business Case for Sustainability. Scheduled on March 3* at 11am, the webinar will be presented by Margaret P. Flynn, co-owner and principal of BrownFlynn. Sign up now and receive $99 …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Jan
31
2010
Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau: Marketing Durham Sustainably

The Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB) is the marketing agency for Durham, North Carolina.  The DCVB uses a proactive, strategic, visitor-centered approach to the economic and cultural development of Durham.  It prides itself on balancing and integrating the interests of visitors, service providers and the community, and has successfully …

Jan
26
2010
North Myrtle Beach Chamber First In South Carolina to Offer Green Plus

The North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors Bureau became the first business association to offer the Green Plus™ sustainability education and certification program in South Carolina to its members. “The focus of the North Myrtle Beach Chamber is on a sustainable economy for our city and region.  We …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Jan
7
2010
ABC News: Businesses Saving Money by Going Green

“The Green Plus program helps businesses become less wasteful.” ABC Campus News talks with representatives of two participating Green Plus organizations – the PTA Thrift Shop and Chapel Hill Restaurant Group– about how the program has helped them save money through green measures.

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Jan
6
2010
Tonight on NPR's Marketplace: Certified Green Plus Taylor Companies Saves $100,000 through Energy Conservation and Waste Reduction

(January 6, 2010) Public Radio reporter Dan Bobkoff talks in depth with CEO Jeff Baldassari about how Taylor Companies has reduced its costs by $20,000 through waste reduction and $80,000 through energy conservation efforts. Taylor Companies was the first company in Ohio to become Certified Green Plus. In 2004, Taylor …

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I am President and CEO of The Taylor Companies. Taylor is the oldest furniture manufacturer in the United States. Taylor is headquartered in Bedford, Ohio and has a second manufacturing facility in Lynwood, California, I earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Miami University and a...
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Jan
4
2010
Sustainable Packaging for Mailing Books

Here’s an idea on how to pack a book for shipment by mail and recycle parts of your daily newspaper:  first wrap the book in a plastic newspaper wrapper to form a watertight seal, then use a surplus section or advertising wrapper as an outer wrapper to further protect the …

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Editor, writer, & historian. Native of south Louisiana; twenty-five year resident of Chapel Hill, NC. Owner of "Armadillo Books" for the last twenty years.
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Jan
2
2010
Institute Partners with Consulting Firm BrownFlynn to Bring Content to Green Plus Network

The Institute for Sustainable Development has partnered with Cleveland-based BrownFlynn, a corporate responsibility and sustainability consulting firm that advises companies on how to integrate responsible practices into business strategies.  BrownFlynn’s competence in serving larger organizations will serve to complement the Institute’s Green Plus program, which focuses on smaller enterprises.  “The …

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Jan
2
2010
EcoSelect Furniture Joins the Sustainable Furniture Council

EcoSelect Furniture is pleased to announce that the company has joined the Sustainable Furniture Council and Mr. Fonville has completed the Certified Sustainability training to become an Accredited Professional “Green Leader”, the certification course offerred by SFC.

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30 year veteran of the Furniture Industry--President of Pennsylvania House Furniture 1996-2002. Past President and board memeber of marketing division of American Furniture Manfuactures Assoc.(now called American Home Furnishings Alliance)
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