Posted on 29 March 2012
During the spring, it’s usually not just a time for when people are cleaning their homes and office spaces; it’s also when they get the urge to do a bit of renovating. When it comes to your own workplace, if you can relate to wanting to try something new, why not upgrade your office by making it eco-friendly with some new (or different) furniture and office supplies?
Don’t know where to start looking? Start here. Read the full story
Posted on 01 March 2012
Americans spend more time at work than they do at home, and the office environment is utterly tied to worker efficiency and productivity. But with today’s environmentally-conscious design and construction environments, it’s not enough to simply build an office the cheapest or easiest way possible. It’s also important to think ‘green’, focusing on the footprint your office will leave on the planet. Commercial buildings and office spaces consume approximately one-fifth of the country’s energy, so even small changes can reap big rewards. But does an environmentally friendly office have any correlation to employee productivity? Here’s a few tips for greening your office space, and how it could improve productivity across the board. Read the full story
Posted on 02 February 2012
You just never know what you’re going to see walking down a runway during world-famous fashion weeks in Paris, Milan, and New York (amongst other locales). But one thing is generally certain: you’ll rarely see a slate of creations with an eye towards the eco-friendly. Between fabric, feathers, fur, metal, plastic, and other materials used to manufacture outfits (clothing, shoes, and jewelry), along with the metric ton of aerosol hairspray and shellac used to make models shimmer, shine, and stay in place, you can pretty much assume that the environment is not high on the list of priorities for the fashion industry. And yet, with more designers like conservationist Linda Loudermilk and vegetarian Stella McCartney lighting up the runways with their eco-conscious designs (and more consumers seeking fashionable, sustainable options for their wardrobes), it seems that even haute couture is not above a green makeover. Read the full story
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