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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…
"Green Grades Report Card" and Sprint scores an A. Courtesy ForestEthics.org

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.
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Kimberly-Clark & WWF Reach Agreement on Ethical Paper Sourcing

Last week WWF and Kimberly-Clark announced the paper consumer products giant’s expansion of its involvement in curbing illegal logging and preserving threatened forests…
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REI’s Climate Impact Slows While Sales Surge

REI recently released its 2010 Stewardship report, showing how it tries to increase revenues while slowing the effects of its carbon footprint.
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Taco Bell, Other Fast Food Chains Ditch BPA Laced Paper Receipts

Industry use of BPA may be on its decline. Yum! Brands, the fast food giant with a portfolio that includes Taco Bell, KFC,…
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Microsoft HQ Switches to 100% PCR Recycled Paper

Microsoft announced yesterday that it will purchase only 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) paper for its offices in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, including…
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Will Ebooks Jeopardize the Carbon Reduction Goals of the Book Industry?

By Raz Godelnik The shift towards ebooks is having a significant influence on every part of the book industry, from publishers working to…