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The Power of 4 in Green Living

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Do you know the special meaning of the number 4?

Taking a Big Bite of Sustainable Living

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Have ‘sustainable lifestyle’ pressures caused you to bite off more than you can chew?  Do you feel a need to ‘Keep up with the Joneses’ ?  You are not alone! 

Green Isn't One Size Fits All

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Look around and you'll see going green slogans everywhere.  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.   In fact, the post,

Friday Fun: Saving the Green

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Looking for eco actions to do on the weekend that won’t set you back a lot of money or hurt the environment?   While there are numerous benefits to green living, some mistakenly think it requires more effort and costs more.  Not so!  Our eco friendly training classes offer fun ways to kick start living a sustainable lifestyle.  The first step is creating eco awareness.  Why not start this weekend?  

Personal Sustainability: Building on What You Already Know

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Our eco living consulting experience has led us to believe that the world has changed significantly over the last few years.  The economic crisis simply enhanced an already growing spotlight on personal spending and ‘sustainable’ personal action.   As we move in to a more prosperous future, why not leverage the challenging experiences of the past to build a more sustainable lifestyle for the future? 

Get Your Green On

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Green isn’t just for Kermit the frog.  Green is the new cool and it’s about living a sustainable lifestyle.  

You have the Power to Choose Green

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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We are all faced with an endless number of choices every day that can lead us in one direction or another.  Standing at a decision intersection, some may choose to turn right while others may choose to turn left.  The outcome of a left versus right turn is not the concern.  Our sustainability consulting simply asks the question: was sustainability part of your decision making process? 

How to Jump over the Hurdle of Living Green

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Within our sustainability consulting, we hear a number of opposing comments to sustainable living.  Some of the most frequent comments we hear from clients and peers are:

Energy Efficient Superstars: Are You One of Them?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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According to the post, Best States for Energy Efficiency, "if you live in Connecticut, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, North Carolina, New Jersey or Ohio your state is doing something right – a lot right – when it comes to energy efficiency.  The ten states deserve kudos, in that order, for policies that encourage energy efficiency, according to a report

Parlez-vous Green?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Sometimes when I talk about green living or a sustainable lifestyle to someone unfamiliar with environmental values, I get the "deer in the headlights" look.  You know, the eyes gloss over, there's a lost look in the face, and there's a gentle stare of confusion.  As a green living consultant, I view these moments as a gift in time to share the value of living a sustainable lifestyle for myself  -  with someone else.  

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