Monthly Archives: May 2012

May
24
2012
Podcast: Hitachi Foundation / Green Plus Partnership

The Hitachi Foundation and Green Plus have recently joined in a collaborative partnership to extend and promote the Foundation’s research on workforce training and employee engagement.  In a brand new podcast by Green Plus, Community Coordinator Amanda Komar talks with Tom Strong, a Program Manager for the Hitachi Foundation, about …

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May
22
2012
Green Plus Roundtable on Employee Engagement, June 22

Join Green Plus businesses in a roundtable discussion about how to excite and engage your employees.  Learn best practices and talk through management techniques with local business leaders. This roundtable is free to attend but space is limited.   When: June 22, 8:30-10am Where: Chapel Hill Tire Car Care Center, 502 …

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May
22
2012
Hitachi Foundation Helps Colorado Health Center Increase its Productivity Through Employee Training

Employee Training and Engagement at High Plains Community Health Center High Plains Community Health Center, located in Lamar, Colorado, addresses the health needs of the town’s 14,000 residents with just two physicians, but a slew of well-trained and highly-engaged medical assistants (MAs).   Thanks to funding provided by the Hitachi …

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May
17
2012
Triangle Green Business Challenge: Lunch and Learn on Healthy Working Environments, May 24

The Triangle Green Business Challenge is hosting their first lunch and learn on “Healthy Work Environments.” Come get a free lunch and learn about natural biobased office materials and cleaning products, how to improve your indoor air quality, and more. This Lunch and Learn is open to anyone interested in …

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May
14
2012
New Businesses Earn Green Plus Certification & Green Plus Mover Status

The Institute for Sustainable Development and Green Plus program has seen huge growth in the first half of 2012, adding four new Certified organizations and 17 new Movers to its network. Much of this growth was due to the generosity of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, Duke Energy, and …

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May
2
2012
Responsible Ecycling: Fighting a Global Problem with a Local Solution

The new documentary “e-wasteland” provides a stark vision of the global environmental and humanitarian tragedy that has resulted from the tech boom we are enjoying. The film is the latest in a growing body of work promoting awareness of the critical importance of proper e-waste disposal. It is 20 minutes …

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Triangle Ecycling is on a mission to promote a new alchemy: converting e-waste into education. We provide a way for businesses, organizations and individuals to support sustainability education and give back to the Triangle community through electronics refurbishing and recycling.
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May
2
2012
'What's Behind the Label?' Green Plus Senior Fellow Shana Starobin on Food Certification

Green Plus Senior Fellow Shana Starobin on Food Certification “You place the eggs in your basket next to the Fair Trade coffee and Rainforest Alliance Certified grapes you’ve also selected, feeling good that you are participating in the humane treatment of animals, enhanced farmer livelihoods and the gradual saving of …

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