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Greenies Have More Fun

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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They say blonds have more fun, but as a green living consultant, I'd have to argue, greenies do!  Greenies?  What's a greenie?  Greenies are those living a sustainable lifestyle or living green.  As described in our sustainability consulting practice, living green or sustainable living is a primary focus on eco awareness with actions towards reducing ones carbon footprint, managing waste, and embracing sustainability concepts in decision making.  You may ask: So

The 7 Day Green Power Pledge

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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It’s no secret that going green is all the rage these days.  In fact, being eco-friendly is more popular and well accepted now than ever before in history. The thing is, eco awareness is gaining momentum, but not everybody knows exactly how to take the concept of going green and break it down into their day to day habits. 

Tips to Navigating the Green Waters

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Are you lost in a sea of green?  Without a guide book to navigate the way, the growth in public eco awareness has been largely through personal experience and situational application.  While general concepts can be used to describe the broad topic of living green, many of our clients approach us with confusion as to where to start in living a sustainable lifestyle.        

Lean and Green: 2011 Plan for Waste Reduction

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

What Does Personal Sustainability Success Look Like in 2011?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The value of sustainability is frequently discussed in the context of business processes and practices.  However, the ability to translate incentives and marks of progress of the personal side of sustainability can sometimes be less obvious and usually more difficult. 

Living Green in 2011: How to Get Started

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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First comes the New Year, and then comes the resolutions.  With eco awareness on the rise, it's not surprising that many New Year's resolutions are to start living green.   While green living may be the new buzz word, to start doing it may take some definition.

Green New Year's Resolution: Toss the Towel

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Looking for New Year's resolutions to help you increase your personal and business sustainability success?  How about just creating new habits that support our environment and inspire others for positive change?  If you could make one New Year's Resolution that have the biggest impact, what would it be?  Toss the Towel.  It's the new eco trend for 2011 and its inspiration is from PeopleTowels.  

Personal Sustainability: What's In it for Me?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Sustainability, it is such a broad a subject.  The overwhelming amount of information and seemingly endless lines of conversation can often leave individuals scratching their heads or glazed over with disinterest. 

As You Sow So Shall You Reap

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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"Sow a thought, and you reap an act. Sow an act, and you reap a habit, and you reap a character. Sow a character, and you reap a destiny.” Charles Reade

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