Green Your Back to School

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Aug 1, 2011 10:30 AM ET
With summer nearing an end and children headed back to school, now is a great time to have a discussion with your family about sustainable living and building that back to school checklist.  Going back to school is an exciting time.  It can also be a great way to introduce some fun sustainable alternatives.
At its essence, exploring sustainable alternatives is about addressing the environmental concerns of carbon, water, and energy on a smaller scale: your life. Committing to sustainability in your personal life is holding yourself accountable for the very commitments and eco actions we are asking our leaders to make. Additionally, it's about leveraging your financial dollar to support credible and sustainable businesses.  Greening your back to school activities is another means to vote with your financial dollar, adopt new sustainable practices in your life, and make a contribution to our world.  Click here to read how to green your back to school. 

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".

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