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This vs. That: Is it better to stream a movie or have a DVD shipped to you?

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The environmental impact isn’t always our first thought when we plan our daily activities. That’s why we’re introducing a new series of infographics, “This vs. That: Which has the smallest carbon footprint?” We’ll take a look at the different ways everyday activities impact our carbon emissions—even things like how you watch the movies you’re rooting for at the Academy Awards.

Hotels Save Energy With a Push to Save Water

A new U.S. government program challenges lodgings to save water and energy.
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By Brian Clark Howard

National Geographic

PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 24, 2014

Las Vegas-based Caesars realized a double payoff when it gambled on saving water.

By cutting back on washing, lawn-sprinkling, and plain old waste, the hotel and gaming conglomerate saved both water and energy.

A Sporting Chance For The Environment

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This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, Allen Hershkowitz, is a pioneer in the greening of the sports industry and a senior scientist at the NRDC. Dr. Hershkowitz is working to help decrease the carbon footprint of our nation’s sports teams while engaging sports industry leaders to speak up about environmental problems like climate change.

Going Beyond Traditional Employee Incentives

JustGreen® Partners With Wild At Work In An Effort To Help Stop Global Warming
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HOUSTON, TX, February 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  JustGreen, Just Energy Group’s green energy initiative is pleased to announce a new partnership with Wild at Work. Together JustGreen and Wild at Work will offer an exclusive employee program to member organizations.

JustGreen Offsets the 2nd Annual USGBC Green Mile 5K

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JustGreen Lifestyle was proud to be the official carbon offset sponsor for the second year of the Green Mile 5k Walk/Run, hosted by the United States Green Building Council’s South Florida Chapter in Miami, Florida. The USGBC’s 5K Walk/Run recently took place on the beautiful Miami Beach boardwalk. As a sponsor, JustGreen donated the carbon offsets to offset the greenhouse gas emissions associated with the car travel of the attendees to and from the event.

This vs. That: Is it better to watch the Olympics with friends?

Explore the low carbon option for watching the Olympics
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The Olyimpics are here again. At TerraPass that means many tired employees as we stay up late to get our curling fix. Being the the carbon footprint nerds we are, we wondered if there was a better way to watch tv. What are the best tv viewing habits for lowering your carbon footprint?  Check out our infographic to find out. 

To learn more about your carbon footprint and how to lower it visit TerraPass online.

 

Florida Georgia Line: Here's to the Good Times Tour Made Carbon Neutral by JustGreen and Live Nation

Green Fan Wins Sweepstakes and Plants Trees with Florida Georgia Line Plant Before Show
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Toronto, December 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – After performing an energy audit of the tour, JustGreen purchased carbon offsets to offset the carbon emissions for Florida Georgia Line’s first major headline tour. Florida Georgia Line’s sold-out HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES 2013 Tour included 32 cities nationwide.  See the tour here at www.tuneinwithjustgreen.com.  This is part of the year-long commitment JustGreen made to offset the carbon footprint of 4,000 Live Nation concerts across the country.

JustGreen Holiday Tips: Recycle & Upcycle

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We create a lot of waste during the holidays. Here are some ways to recycle and upcycle holiday waste:

1)     Not the most popular option, but re-gift unwanted gifts to someone who you think might appreciate the gift.

2)     Gather old clothes and jewelry and create a great dress-up box for kids.

3)     Donate unwanted gifts and old toys to charity.

AECOM publishes Asia-focused report highlighting successful sustainability initiatives

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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that it has published a report highlighting its sustainability work in Asia during 2012.

Do Energy-Efficient Electronics Reduce Energy Use, Really?

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By Erin Craig

A colleague lamented recently that while she’s working hard to make her company’s data centers more energy efficient, the people who drive energy consumption within the company seem to be less inclined. This surprised me because at a company as large and respected as hers (they’re on the S&P 500), I thought the energy managers would be fully behind a “less is more” approach.

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