Work Green Tips
According to the guide Greening Your Office, by John Clift and Amanda Cuthbert, using an air conditioning unit adds an average of 50 percent to your annual electricity bill.
Consider buying your work clothes from a resale shop, says treehugger.com. Just think: You'll probably find some great deals, and then you'll have extra money to treat yourself to something nice.
Who says saving the world has to happen on your own time?
Meet the Green Team at the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund (www.theloanfund.org), a nonprofit that helps low-income people gain long-term economic stability: Its Green Team members have helped bring about a lot of changes at work, both big and small. Here are just a few of their recent victories:
* Employees recycle.
* They print on double-sided paper when possible
* The organization’s outside lighting is on a timer.
* Copiers shut down between 5 p.m. and 7 a.m.
The New Hampshire National Guard held an Earth Day event at the State Military
The folks who hosted the event were nice enough to send us this photo, and some details about the event:
• Recycle office paper, newspapers, beverage containers, electronic equipment, batteries and used printer cartridges.
Work Green Community
By GreenBizNH | December 07, 2009
Actio Corporation, headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is publishing a dynamic blog about greening manufacturing via chemical management software in the supply chain. Very interesting blog for those interested in chemicals in the products we buy, use, and consume. New material twice / week!
View blog here - see what you think. Read how Green Mountain Coffee stays green and within environmental, health and safety regulations: http://www.actio.net/default/index.cfm/news-events/blog/
Or subscribe to blog via RSS here: http://supply-chain-data-mgmt.blogspot.com/
By GreenBizNH | November 05, 2009
There was a notable blog recently in the Harvard Business Review on:
Software is to manufacturing what electricity was to manufacturing http://bit.ly/1B7uOT
...meaning that technology -- or the "digitization" of manufacturing -- will change how manufacturing processes occur so much that processes will be unrecognizable. It made me think.
I work for a NH-based company. We make software. The software manages chemical substance data -- for environmental compliance in supply chains.
By Forest Society | April 08, 2009
George Frame was recently honored by the New England Society of American Foresters (NESAF) with the James W. Toumey Award for Outstanding Achievement in Service. Throughout his career, Frame has shared his broad array of skills and knowledge with other, often younger, foresters, mentoring and instilling in them his particular brand of common sense and pragmatism.