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Shrink your 'Water Footprint'

The best information sources are often your readers.I received an e-mail last week from Jim McGilligan, who has a degree in engineering from the University of Delware, who just came across this article on water and energy titled: "What is your...

Greening The Data Center

Data centers: data warehouse appliances and servers are the 'boilers' of the information revolution. They enable almost every business process from administration to customer service, decisioning, design/engineering, distribution, manufacturing, marketing/sales, and support. They also require a lot of electricity for...

Going Green To L-A...To ITEXPO West

The headline above sounds like an oxymoron, given that Los Angeles has for 60 years come to represent everything brown and ugly as opposed green and bright in the environment. For "L-A" was the first city--and far from the last--to...

To go green, avoid greenfields for offices and homes

There have been a lot of articles lately about green buildings and homes. So when I find out about the ones located in 'office parks' and low-density subdivisions on what had just been open space i.e. 'greenfield development' I just...

Telework: the ultimate green commute

The greenest, fastest, and safest commute, one that requires the lowest investment from your pocket and from your tax dollars (compared with mass transit and HOV lanes) is from wherever you are in your home to your home office. The same goes...

Companies Can be 'Green' With the Technology They Already Have

Lots gets written about these days regarding new types of technology that can help companies be more ‘green.’ These include everything from vehicle engines designed to run on corn-based fuel, computer chips that require less power to run, and revamped...

Eco One

I have a confession to make. I like sports cars. Does that make me a terrible person? Well the answer from an environmental perspective was a resounding yes – until now that is. While every auto maker is going green,...

Al Gore’s Green Tips

Following up on a recent blog post on my other blog regarding green technology, here are the top five ways you can become green from none other than Al Gore.   1)      Florescent light bulbs: These bulbs are getting better...

Polycom

I recently had the opportunity to ask Jessica Kersey, senior director of corporate communications with Polycom, about the green movement and how Polycom is helping companies transition into a new era.   Polycom delivers end-to-end, rich media collaborative applications for...

BMW Hydrogen 7

Does Will Ferrell have a place in a green blog? Of course he does as BMW has seen it fit to give him the keys to the first BMW Hydrogen 7 for everyday use. This is all part of the...

Green Technology Conference

Please accept my invitation to be part of TMC’s newest event. Here is a recent invitation we sent out. In case you missed it, here it is. Hope to see you at this show. Our attendance is already ahead of...

50 Ways To Curb Your Carbon

Diane Solomon, writing for MetroActive, a Silicon Valley weekly newspaper serving San Jose, Palo Alto, Los Gatos and other nearby towns, has put together a wonderful list of 50 Ways to reduce your carbon footprint, based on some rather straightforward...

CO2Sink

We often read of reducing carbon emissions but another way to minimize carbon emissions is to bury them underground. Here is a fascinating article on an experiment to bury carbon in Ketzin, Germany. How is it done you wonder? In...

BMW Goes Green

Well perhaps they aren’t quite green yet but BMW, the car which provides us the self proclaimed “ultimate driving machines,” hopes to also bring us the “ultimate green driving machines.” This article details the company’s hydrogen plans. This is in...

Mobile Phone Carbon Footprint

We have to strike a balance between energy usage and greenness. Mobile phone networks do consume tremendous amounts of energy but they are responsible for saving even more. Here are some details on the carbon footprint of mobile networks from...

Dennis Leary on Carbon Footprint

The comedian/actor jokes, "You can take the carbon footprint and stick it up my ass. I don't care, I'm using electricity as long as I'm on this planet. I love turning stuff on, I love having giant plasmas (TVs) everywhere....

Fujitsu Siemens Primergy TX120

Since when did Fujitsu and Siemens start working together. This has to be the best kept secret around or I have just been napping on the job. But if your company is going to be such a well kept secret...

Corporate Carbon Footprints

Yesterday I discussed carbon calculators and it is no surprise that there are so many ways to calculate your carbon footprint. Forbes decided to tackle the corporate carbon footprint concept in an article today and surprise – the article also...

Canalys Asks Who is Willing to Pay More for 'Green' Technology

With all the talk about ‘being green’ these days, it can be easy to forget that environmentally-conscious products may cost more to make and/or buy, in terms of dollars, than their less earth-friendly counterparts. Industry research firm Canalys recently decided...

Big Green Day

It has been a pretty green day so far today with lots of news to keep our green loving readers on the edge of their carbon-free seats. For example, Cadbury Schweppes will be cutting its net absolute carbon emissions By...

Green Credit Card to Help Reduce Carbon

Barclaycard has launched the “UK’s first credit card aimed at helping to tackle climate change and promoting greener spending.”   That’s a lot to put on the back of a little piece of plastic.   In fact, it’s no longer...

How Green Is Your Utility Company?

  I was just surfing around, looking for green goodies, and I came across this site called The Daily Green, The Consumer’s Guide to the Green Revolution, that featured a link to an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) tool called Power...

Save the Planet... Recycle That Fax Machine!

  I just received a bit of information that details some of the simpler ways that an enterprise can go green.   Decreasing paper consumption is obviously environmentally friendly. (Does anyone remember the paperless office dream?)   Another obvious eco-friendly...

Go Green, Make Money

Greg Galitzine discusses an article in the Wall Street Journal about how going green can save you money. This is a great opportunity to let you know going green can also save you money and the tagline for TMC’s upcoming...

Airline Industry Needs to go Green

Just how bad is the airline industry for the environment and worse, when will it get better? This article puts it all in perspective....
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