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Xerox Has Saved 2 Billion Pounds of E-Waste Since 1991

Xerox Has Saved 2 Billion Pounds of E-Waste Since 1991

Xerox recently reached a milestone in its 16-year old campaign to reduce the waste created by its products. An ink and toner cartridge recycling program started in 1991 has now saved 2 billion pounds of electronic waste from reaching landfills worldwide.

November 12, 2007

Guilt-Free Cleaning

Guilt-Free Cleaning

For those without the time, energy or abilities to keep a clean home or office, it sometimes makes sense to bring in some professionals. But what of those boxes filled with brightly colored liquids and the toxicity that they bring to your home and to the environment? A growing number of cleaning services like Guilt-Free Pleasures of Seattle, are responding these and other ethical issues.

November 9, 2007

Landscape Architects Release 200 Ways-Report for Architects, Planners to Eco Service

Landscape Architects Release 200 Ways-Report for Architects, Planners to Eco Service

Landscapers, who literally design and dig with nature’s chlorophyll green every day, are placing stepping stones toward the greater architecture design community adopting eco-sustainability. On November 2, 2007, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) unveiled a report intended to instruct architects, designers and facility managers on specific ways (and thresholds) they can craft their buildings into natural ecological fits, sustainability, mitigating pollution and climate change effects.

November 3, 2007

GreenPrint Cuts Printer Waste

GreenPrint Cuts Printer Waste

Have you ever tried to print directions from the web and gotten one blank page for every page of information with urls, legalese or weird strings of html code scattered here and there? Do you hate having to waste ink on banner ads and extraneous images? GreenPrint is selling a solution that could save you money and cut down on the waste you contribute to the world.

November 2, 2007

Berkeley Gets Energized with Solar Power Plan

Berkeley Gets Energized with Solar Power Plan

The hallowed name of Berkeley, California, evokes a 50-year-long litany of political, social and environmentally conscious praises. Now, the hilled little city is breaking ground again, or breaking sun again, in adopting a program to energize its rooftop solar power systems.

November 2, 2007

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