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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

Setting Your Course

Many of you who know me also know that one of my interests in life is volunteering as a board member and Past Chairman of the Board of Nevada Public Radio and its stations including KNPR and Classical KCNV.  My association with this wonderful institution goes back almost to the beginning of its existence in… Continue Reading

How many sheets of paper does one tree produce?

It’s tough to arrive at an accurate estimate, because of variables such as the weight of different kinds of wood, the size of trees, and the type of pulping process, etc. But the United States produced about 20,700,000 tons of this paper last year, which takes approximately 55 to 110 million trees. However, we only… Continue Reading