personal sustainability

Personal Sustainability Plan 101: What's Yours?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The web is full of information and advice on personal sustainability, sometimes to the point that it can put one into information overload.  However if you are looking for a ‘how-to’ path to personal sustainability, you are more likely to discover a variety of definitions, perspectives, and approaches to applying general sustainability concepts.

Lean and Green: 2011 Plan for Waste Reduction

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Did you know that the average American throws out 550 pounds of paper, 318 pounds of food, and 90 pounds of glass per year?  About 80 percent of that garbage ends up in landfills. 

Personal Sustainability: What's In it for Me?

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Sustainability, it is such a broad a subject.  The overwhelming amount of information and seemingly endless lines of conversation can often leave individuals scratching their heads or glazed over with disinterest. 

As You Sow So Shall You Reap

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"Sow a thought, and you reap an act. Sow an act, and you reap a habit, and you reap a character. Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.” Charles Reade

Personal Sustainability: A Path to Get You What You Want

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To survive in business, a company has to ultimately focus its attention on the color of the bottom line.   In life, the factors that determine a sustainable lifestyle are not that different. 

Sustainability: Don’t Look Back

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With an ever expanding number of perspectives and view points of the world, it might seem crazy to think a common definition or framework of ‘sustainability’ could ever be defined.  Now add on personal beliefs and business operating philosophies and the conversation continues to expand.   With such disparity, how could anyone ever be expected to decide what they want? 

Green Isn't One Size Fits All

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Look around and you'll see going green slogans everywhere.  The web is full of information on going green, living a sustainable lifestyle and advice on personal sustainability.   For many, this mountain of information can be confusing and at times a little overwhelming.   In fact, the post,

Personal Sustainability: Building on What You Already Know

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Our eco living consulting experience has led us to believe that the world has changed significantly over the last few years.  The economic crisis simply enhanced an already growing spotlight on personal spending and ‘sustainable’ personal action.   As we move in to a more prosperous future, why not leverage the challenging experiences of the past to build a more sustainable lifestyle for the future? 

Get Your Green On

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Green isn’t just for Kermit the frog.  Green is the new cool and it’s about living a sustainable lifestyle.  

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