A Cup of Green


Are Businesses Ready for Carbon Accounting?


If companies are people then we should hope they are all doing they're part to keep our planet clean and healthy. Do you recycle at work? Does your company enforce it? Do you know if your company is familiar with carbon accounting? Thanks our friends at Epicor and the infographic they shared below we know that most people/companies have a lot more to learn and do.
In the face of climate change compliance and other... Read More

Unplug These 6 Gadgets and Cut Your Electricity Bill


We all know we're supposed to unplug our technological gadgets when we're not using them, and back in the days when we only had a few home electronics—a TV here, a stereo there—that wasn't so hard to do. But as our devices proliferate , this formerly simple task has become increasingly annoying. Who wants to spend an extra 10 minutes every morning stalking around the house and finding phone chargers and cable boxes to... Read More

Recycling Facts: Plastic


Plastic has brought a lot of convenience to our lives. It is water-resistant, cheap, simple to utilize and versatile. Unfortunately, plastic is not biodegradable, which means we must use this material responsibly. Recycling helps reduce the negative impact plastic has on our environment, so we can improve our carbon footprint and enjoy the benefits of plastic without suffering the consequences.

Recycling plastic saves twice as much energy as burning it in an incinerator.

Plastic bags and... Read More

Coke and Pepsi as a Pesticide


Need another reason to stop drinking sodas? How about farmers using Coke and Pepsi as a pesticide? And it works!

The short video shows some farmers in India who claim that standard pesticides cost much more money than Coke or Pepsi, which do the job of killing insects even better. Check it out and let us know what you think!


Toronto Will Be First City To Mandate Green Roofs


On April 30th, Toronto will become the first city in North America with a bylaw that requires roofs to be green. And we're not talking about paint. A green roof, also known as a living roof, uses various hardy plants to create a barrier between the sun's rays and the tiles or shingles of the roof. The plants love the sun, and the building (and its inhabitants) enjoy more comfortable indoor temperatures as a... Read More

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