Carbon Emissions

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.

Keystone XL Pipeline: 4 Animals and 3 Habitats in Its Path

Power line impact on the whooping crane just one of the wildlife concerns.
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Climate change has been the focus of much of the opposition to TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline. But many conservationists are also concerned about more immediate environmental consequences.
 

Cupid Makes A Perfect “Match” This Valentine’s Day!

JustGreen™ “Shares The Love” By Helping To Reduce Air Pollution From Landfill Gas
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HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - “Have a Dino-mite Valentine’s Day” and “Ahoy Matey, be my Valentine” are some of the greeting cards usually left for the last minute dash to the Greeting Card isle on Valentine’s Day. What if you could avoid the last minute dash, find a sentiment that really means something and help make Valentine’s Day a little greener this year?  You’re in luck!

Companies Integrate Climate Risk into Supply Chains, but Remain Wary of Uncertain Regulatory Policies- CSR Minute for January 23, 2014

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January 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Companies are increasingly including climate risk as an important factor in their supply chains, but their investment in emissions reductions programs is decreasing. That’s the conclusion of a new report from Accenture and CDP, “Collaborative Action on Climate Risk.” Where’s the disconnect? The research makes a direct link to uncertain regulatory policies. Almost three-fourths of the 2,800 companies surveyed identified a current or future risk related to climate change.

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.

Holiday Tips: Green

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Being green during the holidays does not have to be hard. Here are some great tips to help you "Green" your holiday:

1)     Bring your own reusable bag instead of using the one provided by the store. They can be folded easily into purses and pockets until used.

2)     Shop for gifts at second hand stores, flea markets and consignment shops.

3)     When buying gifts that will be mailed out, try to pick items that are easy to ship and don’t require excess packaging.

JustGreen Holiday Tips: Decorating

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Decorating your home for the holidays can be a green affair. From using  newspapers to things you can find in your backyard, here are some green tips to make your beautiful for this holiday season. 

1)     Instead of wrapping gifts for the kids, hide the presents; turn it into a treasure hunt for the kids.

2)     Make your own tree ornaments out of things you already have around the house, or from materials they might find in the outside: twigs, flowers, old magazines, and herbs, pine cones, etc.

JustGreen Holiday Tips: Energy

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With the holiday season in full swing, we tend to consume a lot of resources and create large amounts of waste. But this time of the year does not have to negatively impact our environment.

Here are some tips that will help you save energy during the holidays:

A Dialogue with Gretchen Hancock of GE on Science-Based Sustainability Goal-Setting (Part 2)

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In part one of this dialogue, #NewMetrics channel co-curator Bill Baue and Judy Sandford, Senior Strategist for Sustainability Communications at Addison, discussed GE's approach to accountability for, and reporting on, its worldwide carbon footprint with GE's Resource Optimization Manager, Gretchen Hancock.

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