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Does Your Commuter Bike have a Name?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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How many short trips do you make by car daily?  Think about it…maybe a quick jaunt to pick up some milk or items for dinner.  Run to the post office?  Drop off kids at sports practice?  Approximately 40% of all trips in the US are two miles or less.  Considering that each trip in the car is contributing to issues of the environment, an alternative solution is bike commuting.  

Are You Giving Green Attitude?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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As Albert Einstein said, "It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it."    From a sustainability perspective, that can take many forms.  As in, caring for the Earth's resources from a physical and material perspective, but also in how our individual thoughts and behavior shapes that caring.  A question to ponder: How are we as individuals contributing back to the world through our attitudes, thoughts, and behaviors? 

Have A Greener Life By Changing These 12 Bad Habits

Changing a few small habits could make a big environmental impact.
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Most of us want to do our part to help with environmental issues. But we all lead busy lives. We feel tired, get lazy and maybe let things slide a little. Well, if you’ve become lax about your environmental commitment, or if you’re one of the millions out there who just don’t think what you do makes a difference, take stock of your eco-habits and get back on track toward living a greener lifestyle. Read the tips below and rethink what can be accomplished with very little extra effort.

Break These 13 Bad Eco-Habits

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