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Sep
30
2012
Recycling Electronics – BONUS

What It Is Recycling electronics is a way to reduce the negative societal, human health, and environmental impacts resulting from the improper disposal of electronic waste, or “e-waste.” Recycling e-waste will: (1) reduce the potential for electronic products’ hazardous materials to harm humans and ecosystems (2) extend the life of …

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Sep
30
2012
Chemical Reduction Methods

What It Is Chemical reduction methods are ways in which businesses can lower the chance that chemicals (usually from janitorial products) make their way into soils and waterways. Below are some common claims found on “environmental” chemical products that you should not take at face value: Non-toxic: Implication that product will …

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Sep
30
2012
Systems Thinking – BONUS

What It Is Systems thinking is a way of understanding reality that emphasizes the relationship and connections among a system’s parts, rather than the individual parts themselves.[1]  For example, consider a person with a cold. While you can treat the symptoms, systems thinking would require that you look at the …

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Sep
30
2012
Tracking Energy Usage

What It Is Tracking energy use involves monitoring, recording, reviewing, and analyzing energy bills and data on a regular basis so that you can identify how energy is used, and reduce costs and consumption.   Why It Matters             Tracking energy usage is an important first step to understanding how your …

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Nov
2
2011
Zero Waste to Landfill – BONUS

What It Is Zero waste is when absolutely no trash or other types of solid waste generated in a business or home are sent to a landfill. It goes beyond recycling in that it strives for the most efficient use possible for all materials and that those materials either return to the …

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Oct
25
2011
Flexible Work Options

What It Is Flexible work options are the ability for employees to work outside of the traditional five-day, 40 hours a week work model. These options include: Part-time work schedules: working less than full-time. Flex-time options: employee can vary the starting and ending times of the work day, but they …

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