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Green Your Back to School

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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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.
 

What You Need to Know to Live Green

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Napoleon Hill got it right! "First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality.

Earth Day Eco Facts

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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If you think about it, everything we do every day has an impact on our planet.  Not everyone was raised with eco awareness, so why and when does it start becoming important?  Speaking from experience as a sustainable living consultant, I've learned that some families go green for their children or because it saves money.  Living a sustainable lifestyle may be influenced by one's stage in life or maybe it's because it's Earth Day and you've made a choice to make a positi

SAP's Carbon Exploration: Your Personal Green Scorecard for Green Living

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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How do you measure success is green living? 

Awareness: The Art of Eco Excellence

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"Like a beautiful flower that is colorful but has no fragrance, even well spoken words bear no fruit in one who does not put them into practice."  ~ Dhammapada, Sayings of the Buddha, Pali Cannon 

How Business and Consumers Are Shaping the Green Landscape Together

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Thanks to the sustainable business strategies of leading organizations, there are more and more eco friendly products and services available.   Do you drink Coke? Pepsi?  Both companies are reducing water consumption, waste, and recycling  - all "behind the scenes" to the consumer.  To the non- green consumer, it's just a refreshing soda.  Who knew in that moment, they were going green?   

4 Green Spheres of Influence

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Effective leaders know how to influence people. In most organizations, it's not about authority, it's about influence.  The same applies in our personal worlds.  Today, escalating conversations on topics such as climate change, carbon legislation, energy independence, and growing consumer eco awareness generate innovative forward eco movement for some but simultaneously create confusion and skepticism for others.  

Get on Board with Green

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The web is full of information on going green, living a sustainable lifestyle and advice on personal sustainability.   For many, this mountain of information can be confusing and at times a little overwhelming.  How do you make sense of it all?    Where do you begin?   As we so often emphasize in our eco friendly consulting practice: what works for one may not be the right fit for another.

Green Irene Launches its Green Home Makeover Online Portal

Brings Self Service Option for Families Looking for a Sustainability Roadmap
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) NEW YORK  - February 23, 2011 - Green Irene LLC, the leading national green consulting firm that assists homeowners and small businesses, has just announced the launch of its self-service Green Home Makeover Online Portal, revolutionizing the way American homeowners and apartment dwellers green their homes and lifestyles. 

Garbage: A tool to a Sustainable You

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Were you aware that the average American throws out 550 pounds of paper, 318 pounds of food, and 90 pounds of glass per year?   About 80 percent of that garbage ends up in landfills.  Garbage isn't necessarily a fun thing to think about but it certainly is an opportunity to evaluate ones choices and lifestyles. 

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