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Revive The Economy. Save The Planet. Get Efficient.

Nearly every firm, agency and especially nonprofits subscribes if not reads to the notion of doing more with less as the key to productivity, profits or achieving other desired results.So why not take this sensible, proven concept to energy? And...

Dump BP, Dump the Pump (But Enable The Alternatives)

With excellent timing, following U.S. President Barack Obama's taking BP to the woodshed for what may have been a preventable Gulf of Mexico oil drilling disaster the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) issued a release asking people to ride mass...

Truly Going Green in Air Travel

I used to like flying but no longer. I now loathe even the thought of getting on a plane.A once-great experience has been turned into, well, the most appropriately named commercial aircraft is the "Airbus", which speaks volumes for it....

The Marketplace Is The Answer For A Green Planet...And Tech

Forget save-the-planet sentiments and actions like last Saturday's Earth Hour,  and laws, and regulations.The only way people and organizations will truly go green, and saving the earth and in turn boosting the market for green products and practices is by...

Here's How to Help Keep British Columbia (Properly) Green After The Winter Olympics

Amidst climate change that has led to an unusually warm winter even by West Coast standards that made mush out of Cypress, the 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games has seen some green achievements, some of which are staying and...

To Go Green (In More Ways than One) Go Virtual...and Bus and Rail

Want more proof that going green by virtualizing offices i.e. teleworking and locating those functions that need people to interact with each other and with equipment inside energy-efficient buildings at high-transit-accessible locations is the smart way to go? Why it...

The Ultimate Cash For Clunkers: Trading Traditional Offices For Home Offices

Forget about turning in old gas guzzlers for slightly more efficient vehicular monsters. If governments want a 'cash for clunkers' deal that will really have a positive green impact, both environmentally and in keeping money in taxpayers' wallets, they should offer...

Going Green Advice From DMG Consulting

Donna Fluss, president, DMG Consulting is one of the most common-sense, practical, and passionate contact center experts that I've met and have interacted with in my 14 years covering and working in this space.In that same vein she has come...

Cash For Comm Clunkers A Truly Green Solution

Kudos to companies such as Grandstream, MegaPath, and Netsuite for offering and to Rich Tehrani in his blog for raising and promoting what will turn out to be a much more effective 'cash for clunkers' campaign: turning in old legacy...

Contributing Sources of Weird Weather? Look In The Mirror

I live in the Pacific Northwest where the weather for the past several days resembles what has become the norm on the East Coast: hazy, hot, and humid. The smaller businesses and most homes in this part of the world aren't...

Insist on Telework When Funding Highways and Transit: Attorney

There has been a lot of jawboning by government officials when it comes to telework as a green transportation alternative.While federally-funded programs insist that applicants examine no-build options like transportation demand management solutions like telework, the nasty truth is that...

Earth Day Message: Take Meaningful Steps

The Earth is our home, folks, and there isn't exactly another piece of real estate like it in the galactic neighborhood, so let's not try to make in uninhabitable by our own hands.Here are some meaningful steps we can take:* Go...

Wanted: A 'GreenDex

There have been plenty to the point of overload of competing green claims--that some times amount to greenwash--regarding the apparent and supposed environmental benefits of buildings, products, features, technologies, services, and practices: from LEED buildings to telework.At the same time...

Telus Makes the Future Friendlier (and Greener)

Telus, which is one of Canada's largest communications companies, has taken an unusual--and correct--path in green marketing. It has gone green first through instituting a telework program for its internal contact center agents, which it calls at-home agents or AHAs...

Telework As Green Energy Demand Management Solution?

Electrical power has become of those necessities that are nasty and expensive to provide. We are now dependent on it, are uncomfortable and cannot perform tasks when it isn't there. Yet we do not like the sight of power lines,...

Walking the Walk on Green Tech Growth

A wirestory about the potential of green technology growth to revive California's sagging famed Silicon Valley--as desirable as green innovations and resulting employment and increased prosperity may be--contains a literal and equally toxic whiff of the proverbial 'jogger going to...

Going Green All the Way In Ontario

It is great to see that jurisdictions like the Canadian province of Ontario taking steps to encourage green practices and technology.As reported on TMCnet, the province's government will be introducing a sure-to-pass (Premier Dalton McGuinty's Liberal party holds a majority in...

Incentivize 'GreenWorking'

It is gratifying to see many countries, such as Australia, Canada, the U.S., and the U.K. plan to spend money on expanding their broadband networks. The Canadian Parliament passed that country's 2009 budget on Tuesday with C$225 million to be spent...

Why EVs (etc.) are NG

I have long been skeptical about electric or other alternative-fueled vehicles as truly green technologies because they all consume vast amounts of life-giving open space to transport comparatively few people and goods, drives more sprawl, which does likewise, and incurs...
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