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Work Smarter: Your Guide to Paper and Sustainability

With consumers’ growing awareness of sustainability issues, manufacturers have sharpened their focus on delivering products and services that deliver social, economic and environmental…
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5 Lessons from the Fiasco of Toshiba’s No-Print Day Campaign

Toshiba's first annual National No-Print Day was supposed to be “a nationwide campaign to encourage, educate and challenge individuals and companies to commit…
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Sprint’s Handy “Eco-Envelope” Saves More than Paper

It still boggles my mind that anyone voluntarily prefers getting a paper bill in the mail, but amazingly, many people do.  The reasons…
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Poop: the New Alternative Paper Source?

An Israeli entrepreneur has come up with a plan to make paper from human waste. This might sound unsavory, but Rafael Aharon sees an untapped…
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Liberty Paper Unshackes a Gigantic Paper Mill from Fossil Fuels

Minnesota based Liberty Paper has made a big name for itself in paper recycling and other sustainability issues, and now it is about…
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8 Ways for Fast Food Companies to Green Their Packaging

An interview with Scot Quaranda, Campaign Director at Dogwood Alliance on their new report, “Greening Fast Food Packaging: A Roadmap to Best Practices,”…

From the Incremental to the Monumental: Rock Climbing Tips for Business Leaders

When rock climbing on a challenging route, one often encounters situations where there is no way to reach the next good hold without…
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PrintEco Wants to Save Companies 17 Percent of Their Printing Costs

PrintEco creates plugins to substantially reduce printing costs for by optimizing print jobs. Their goal is to help companies save billions of dollars…

Use Paper, Save the Planet

The following post is part of the course work for “Live Exchange” the foundational course on communication for The MBA Design Strategy Program…
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Occupy KFC Demonstrators Called on the Company to Green its Buckets

Occupation is becoming more and more popular (unless you live the occupied territories) and the last target to be occupied in the last…
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Victoria’s Secret to Greener Catalogs

If you’re receiving Victoria’s Secret catalogs there’s a good chance the paper they’re printed on will not be the part you’ll be most…
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Seven Companies Stop Using SFI Certified Wood

Here’s a quick green test: What is the eco-label that generates the most controversy? If you answered SFI give yourself an A. Now…
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Allstate Cutting Paper Use Drastically, Saving Both Trees and Money

The insurance company Allstate uses a lot of paper – in 2009 it used approximately 3.7 billion sheets, equal to approximately 450,000 trees.…

Scholastic Sets New Goal For FSC Certified Paper Procurement

Scholastic Inc., the global children’s publishing company, announced goals in 2008 for increasing its procurement of Forest Stewardship Council certified paper and recycled…
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Sprint Scores High Marks for Ethical Paper Sourcing

The non-profit ForestEthics ranked twelve financial and communications firms after gauging how their operations—especially those pesky mailers—affected forests. Sprint scored an A.