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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

Fitness

People can accomplish great things on their own, it takes perseverance, will power, sometimes strength and training, and quite often a little luck.  But even greater things can be accomplished when you work with others that are just as determined. How many times have you started an exercise program or diet, only to fall off… Continue Reading

Don’t throw away your holiday cards…Donate them to St. Jude’s Ranch

Wishing to show donors appreciation for making St. Jude’s Ranch for Children possible, the idea was conceived for turning the previous year’s Christmas cards into “new” cards for the coming season. The recipients were so delighted with their unique “thank you,” they requested the children sell them the special cards. And so, the St. Jude’s… Continue Reading

Retirement, what it means for your business and the U.S. Economy

Is your company prepared for retirement?  No, I don’t mean that your business is retiring, but many of your key employees just might be ready to take that step. For decades, economists have foreseen the retirement of the baby boom generation as a looming economic threat. Now it’s here, and every month more than a… 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