[sniplet tweetright]The green movement has really picked up a lot of speed over the past couple of years, and along with the increased attention has come a number of really cool technological innovations for the office. Sure, technology shoulders a lot of the blame for the current ecological situation we face, but in some cases it can also provide a way out too.
In this post we’ve compiled a list of some of the most useful — and eco-friendly — technological innovations for the office. Each of these technologies improves upon older versions in function and eco-friendliness, and in some cases these gadgets provide entirely new ways to save energy. Take a look at the list and see if you might make your workplace a little greener.
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[sniplet tweetright] Okay, let’s get straight down to business. You want to save the planet, I want to save the planet. All things being equal, so does just about everyone else.
Problem is, all things aren’t equal. Sometimes it seems like being eco-friendly is nothing but hard work and money. Have you heard how much those solar panel systems cost? Do you know how long it would take to install brand-new attic insulation? Serious environmentalists know the benefits of these things, but many regular people are put off by the apparent cost of entry into green-hood.
In this article, we’re going to set some things straight and show you how everyone can find some ways to go green. Yes, even people who are really busy and don’t like spending money can help. These tips will not only make you more eco-friendly, they’ll also save you a collective $600+ every year. And they won’t take long to do, either.
Here are 5 simple eco-tips that will save your time, money, and planet:
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[sniplet diggright][sniplet tweetright]I get a lot of questions these days about going green. Some of them have merit, others are pretty silly. One of the most common, though, is a simple question that’s actually really tough to answer:
Why should I care about the environment?
I know some of you are thinking “Now wait a minute, that question is easy to answer, there are a bunch of reasons to care…” — and you’re right, there are a bunch of easy answers to that question. I mean, why wouldn’t you want to save the environment?
The problem is that this question doesn’t come from people who already love organic foods, recycling, and driving hybrid cars. This question is coming from those of you who don’t have the extra money to spend buying organic products, or don’t see a big benefit from recycling, or don’t want to give up driving a sports car in favor of a Prius.
Believe it or not, there are still really good reasons to care about the environment — even if you don’t consider yourself an environmentalist. Here are 12 simple reasons everyone should care about the environment, no matter who you are:
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Hello, and welcome to ecosimply!
Yes, we know, we’ve launched yet another website about going green and saving the environment. But we’re different, we promise.
At ecosimply, we’re about going green in a way that is realistic. We believe the fastest way to save the environment, the planet, human life, etc… is not to ditch all of the things that make us human and join back with the apes, but to embrace our society, with all of its characteristics, and work with our flaws to get things done in a way that will have the biggest immediate impact.
Let me give an example:
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