Maximizing Virtual and Eco Friendly Conferences for Sustainability Gains

Bringing people together for meetings, often for multiple days at a time, can create a "host" of environmental impacts—from the smog and greenhouse gas emissions associated with air and ground travel to the paper, plastic, and food waste associated...

Green Living The Easy Way - Say No to Spring Cleaning - Transform Your Home into an Eco Haven!

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." ~ Lao-tzu Green living is relative. It's all about perspective.  A sustainable lifestyle often means different things to different people.  For those with broad eco awareness and who are well...

Just What Exactly Is "Living Green"?

Napoleon Hill got it right! "First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.  The post, What is the Quality of...

Green Valentine’s Day - Finding Your True Love

Have you been looking for love in all the wrong places? Feeling the loss of sweet nothings and empty promises?  You know the feeling - the emptiness of purchased product made from virgin materials.  Products manufactured unethically.  Goods marketed...

Live Green in 2014 - There’s an App for That!

Do you fall prey to routine habits out of convenience?  Or do you take extra steps to embrace sustainability concepts in your daily life?   Many have resolved to make 2014 their greenest year ever!  Committing to more thoughtful uses of resources and...

6 Ways to Walk Your Green Talk this Holiday Season

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” –John F. Kennedy With the holiday spirit full on, many "eco curious" clients have expressed confusion as to what it means to...

Sprouting Sustainability Seeds for Years to Come

Oftentimes we associate our business sustainability consulting practice to that of a garden.  We plant the seeds of sustainability concepts as we counsel business leaders and individuals on the how's and why's of business sustainability.  A...

Thanksgiving Holiday Tips for the Eco Conscious Host

When the holiday season arrives, so do the holiday guests.  This holiday seasons more and more people are expanding eco awareness in their holiday season in an entirely different way. That's because more people are going green this holiday...

Green Packed Power Punch to Jump Start 2014

Green or sustainable business practices are becoming more mainstream in the day-to-day business world. Companies both large and small are learning first-hand the value of integrating eco awareness into their operations and business strategies.  With...

Why Be a Two Wheeled Friend for World Car Free Day

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. ...

Sustainability Challenges to Traditional Business Mindsets

Looking over the last decade, the world has witnesses a dramatic increase in eco awareness, with a significant shift in business sustainability knowledge and action.  Evidence of this shift can be seen in the ever increasing number of alternative...

Easy Ways to Use Twitter for Sustainability on #ecomonday

If you have an interest in green, business sustainability, nature, sustainable lifestyle, corporate social responsibility, and related topics AND you are on twitter, then #ecomonday is your day!   What exactly is #Ecomonday?  It's the exclusive...

Easy 2 Step Approach for Business to Go Green

A business that makes the decision to be environmentally-conscious will often promote goodwill among potential customers, while making the world a better place for future generations. Many businesses hesitate to adopt green practices because they...

Water Wise Eco Habits for the Summertime

With oil, natural gas, and energy receiving most of the popular press, the often forgotten resource that presents the greatest challenge to local communities is the availability of fresh water.  Unlike energy constraints, water cannot be economically...

What Is Your Green Path?

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." ~ Lao-tzu Green living is relative. It's all about perspective.  A sustainable lifestyle often means different things to different people.  For those with broad eco awareness and who are well...

Planting Seeds of Eco Inspiration

“The best investment on earth is earth.”  Louis J. Glickman Oftentimes we associate our business sustainability consulting practice to that of a garden.  We plant the seeds of sustainability concepts as we counsel business leaders and individuals on...

Red, White, and Green: Eco Reading List for the 4th of July

Holidays are can be a great kick off a focal point for going green.    As a green living consultant, I think of it as a softened approach to ease the transition from "eco curious” to "eco living". It's a graceful way of learning that a...

Consumers and Business: Partners for A Better World

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...

Sustainability Starts with Me, Myself, and I

What are the most common excuses for not "doing the green thing"?  Convenience?  Lack of education/ information?   Unclear value?  How do you go green conveniently yet still have your eco actions add up? A good portion of our sustainability...

What is Your Role in Supporting the Green Movement?

Does your lifestyle supper the green movement?  Interestingly, the question is generally reversed: How do you create a green or sustainable lifestyle?    But, the dynamics of life is reciprocity - a state of mutual exchange. If you are looking to...