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Regional Tree and Shade Summit receives Award of Merit at Valley Forward’s Environmental Excellence Awards

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On Sept. 17, the Regional Tree and Shade Summit received an Award of Merit at Valley Forward’s annual Environmental Excellence Awards program in the Environmental Education/Communication: Public Sector category. The awards recognize outstanding environmental achievement and projects that promote environmental initiatives. 

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On Sept. 17, the Regional Tree and Shade Summit received an Award of Merit at Valley Forward’s annual Environmental Excellence Awards program in the Environmental Education/Communication: Public Sector category. The awards recognize outstanding environmental achievement and projects that promote environmental initiatives. 

PepsiCo Beverages Canada Unveils the 7UP EcoGreen™ Bottle, Canada's First Soft Drink Bottle Made from 100 Percent Recycled PET Plastic

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Read about the creation of Canada's first soft drink bottle made from 100 percent recycled PET plastic: PepsiCo’s 7UP EcoGreen™ Bottle.

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Read about the creation of Canada's first soft drink bottle made from 100 percent recycled PET plastic: PepsiCo’s 7UP EcoGreen™ Bottle.

Merchants of Virtue: A Look at How We Design for the Environment

by David Foster
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We design products with consideration for their environmental impact. Sometimes it’s straightforward—usually it’s not. But that doesn’t matter because we believe it’s the right thing to do. Merchants of Virtue, a new book by independent journalist and writer Bill Birchard, tells the stories of our struggles to be good stewards of the environment.

Why Herman Miller? Bill Birchard in his own words:

Great Green Expectations: What are Yours?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Do You Dream in Green?  We grow great by dreams.  All big men are dreamers.  They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter's evening.  Some of us let our dreams die, but others nourish and protect them, nurse them through bad days till they bring them to sunshine and light." ~  Woodrow Wilson
 

16 Green Ways to Buy and Dispose of Your Stuff

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The business world is always looking for new and innovative ways to improve its supply chain management processes.  Leading companies are reaping the benefits from applying sustainability concepts to the acquisition of their goods and services.

The Balancing Act of Communicating Green

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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It seems that everything useful, good, beautiful, and healing that humans have created relies on communication – either between people acting together, or by individuals acting on what they’ve learned from others. This communication can be direct (face to face), or via media. 
 

Sun Devils Soak Up Solar Power

Arizona State University exceeds 10 megawatts of solar-energy capacity
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Arizona State University exceeds 10 megawatts (MW) of solar-energy capacity, making it the only higher education institution in the United States to have a solar capacity of this size. Ten MW is enough energy to power 2,500 Arizona homes and represents roughly 20 percent of ASU’s peak load, reducing the university's carbon footprint between 5 to 10 percent. Pushing ASU past the 10 MW mark is its latest 700-panel, 168-kilowatt (kW), ground-mount photovoltaic installation on its Tempe campus.

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Arizona State University exceeds 10 megawatts (MW) of solar-energy capacity, making it the only higher education institution in the United States to have a solar capacity of this size. Ten MW is enough energy to power 2,500 Arizona homes and represents roughly 20 percent of ASU’s peak load, reducing the university's carbon footprint between 5 to 10 percent. Pushing ASU past the 10 MW mark is its latest 700-panel, 168-kilowatt (kW), ground-mount photovoltaic installation on its Tempe campus.

Green Airways: Taiga's Top Podcasts

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Awareness is the tool used to help discover the personal patterns of behavior that offer low hanging fruit for a sustainable lifestyle.  It's becoming aware of your habits and choices as they are currently while simultaneously exploring eco alternatives to that same habit.  For instance, it is estimated that the average person makes between five hundred and a thousand decisions each day.  Multiply that out by weeks and years and we are talking about hundreds of thousands of choices.

Skills to Climbing the Green Corporate Ladder

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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There is a new generation of professionals interested in turning their sustainability educations, eco awareness, and environmental passions into career ambitions.  This convergence of business sustainability value and personal interest could be one path to a new and exciting personal and professional experience. 
 

Starting a Green Business 101

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In our personal and professional consulting, we express to clients that pursing a ‘green’ career is a natural extension of living a sustainable lifestyle.   When you embrace eco awareness as a part of your daily life, it is natural to pursue the same in searching for a career.   Until recently, the future of the ‘green’ job market had been a little bit uncertain and not all that attractive financially.  While green jobs are on the rise, some are considering the path of the ecopreneur.   But what exactly is an ecopreneur?
 

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