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Canon Announces Three Categories of Green Branding and Products

Canon Announces Three Categories of Green Branding and Products

The consumer and business electronics giant Canon unveiled a 2008 plan for making its packaging and products more friendly to environment and buyers. Using the tag line “Generation Green”, Canon created three categories of marketing and product manufacturing practices intended to help consumers identify Canon as a green conscious company with a range of green goods and policies.

January 8, 2008

DHL and United States Postal Service Get Highest Marks in Green Shipping Scorecard

DHL and United States Postal Service Get Highest Marks in Green Shipping Scorecard

Shipping packages for business, friends and family leaves an enormous carbon footprint. One little package en route from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh, California is part of a great cloud of greenhouse gases in its wake. Choosing a package shipper on the criteria of best-yet green practice just got much easier. Stoneyfield Farm and Climate Counts, a nonprofit that rates companies on greenhouse output, just concluded their rankings for least polluting shippers. At the top was DHL and the United States Postal Service.

December 21, 2007

Taking Calendars to Real Nature Time: ECOlogical Calendar

Taking Calendars to Real Nature Time: ECOlogical Calendar

Time to choose wall calendars for the new year, or to purchase a calendar as a nice stocking stuffer. But why just opt for the same, staid, 12-page picture-and-grid calendar that is geared to unnatural or denatured time? The ECOlogical Calendar—now in its fourth year—is a dazzling, sumptuously illustrated, nature-time/knowledge packed uber calendar.

December 10, 2007

Catalog Choice Wants to Help Clear Out Your Mailbox

Catalog Choice Wants to Help Clear Out Your Mailbox

If you're sick of having your mailbox littered with a dozen catalogs from companies you have no interest in hearing from, you might want to check out Catalog Choice. Catalog Choice is a sponsored project of the Ecology Center, a Berkeley-based group that was responsible for operating one of the first curbside recycling programs in the 1970s.

December 3, 2007

Holiday Parties and Decor Sled into Eco Consciousness

Holiday Parties and Decor Sled into Eco Consciousness

Tis the season of office parties and celebratory gatherings of the family clan and friends. Whether it’s a mega-party event like a museum opening or a small get together with friends in a city apartment, parties this season are decked in eco-friendly green. The trend-setting party planners and designers of New York are taking parties into eco-consciousness with verve and gusto.

December 3, 2007

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