Tag: Green Consumers

Printer Ink Cartridges

Printer Ink cartridges are expensive, but you can save money by recycling your old printer ink and toner cartridges and not contribute to landfill waste. Local office supply stores offer discount credits when you turn in your used printer cartridges for recycling and if the cartridge can be refilled they will do it for nearly… Continue Reading

Your Carbon Footprint

With the lowering of gas prices, people are using the extra savings from the pump to travel more. And while travel may be good for the economy, it does come with an ecological price known as the Carbon Footprint. If you are curious about your carbon footprint, there are several calculators available, including this one… Continue Reading

True Tale from a Green Business

When Elysa Hammond joined the staff of Clif Bar in the summer of 2000, she assumed the title of “corporate ecologist” and took on the task of improving the energy bar company’s environmental impacts. She started by helping Clif Bar become the first certified organic energy bar, and then went on to redesign to the… Continue Reading

A Green Economy

Did you know?  One of the major influencing factors in the marketplace today, is the swiftly growing number of consumers that are demanding that the businesses they patronize become more environmentally conscientious.  These consumers called “LOHAS” (which stands for Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability), and they currently make up an estimated $209 billion U.S. marketplace… Continue Reading