62: How a Boston hospital saves thousands by going green

SHOW NOTES: The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA demonstrates that it is possible to operate a top notch hospital while also going green. With a lot of people that want to do what’s right. Changing how things are done. It comes down to scrutinizing every choice and purchase for the right reasons….

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61: Reduce Paper Waste at Work

SHOW NOTES: Did you know the average office worker uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year. That’s a total of nearly 3.7 million tons of copy paper used annually in the U.S. and it translates to over 700 billion sheets. Here are a few simple ways you can personally reduce your paper usage: Print…

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60: What does it mean to be a Humaneitarian?

SHOW NOTES: Let’s talk about what it means to be a Humaneitarian. Basically a Humaneitarian is a person who eats meat from humanely raised animals. If you like to eat meat but also care about the treatment of farm animals, you’re in good company. A growing number of meat eaters are turning away from factory…

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58: Why are you shopping this holiday season?

SHOW NOTES: Why are you spending so much time out shopping this holiday season? That’s a silly question,  Cause you love your family and friends and want to buy them special gifts they can cherish for years to come. But would you agree, it’s also important to buy from reputable companies that treat their employees fairly, sell quality products…

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57: 8 Ways to Enjoy a Green and Grateful Thanksgiving

SHOW NOTES: Thanksgiving is upon us and folks will be coming together to celebrate. As you give thanks for all the amazing people and things in your life; family, friends, health, employment, etc., remember to also give thanks for Mother Nature and the amazing world around us. After all without the environment there would be…

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56: Hergonomics™ with Ann Adams and Liz Brensinger

SHOW NOTES: Talking Hergonomics™ with Ann Adams and Liz Brensinger owners of Green Heron Tools. Discover why these tools designed specially for women are easiest, safest, more comfortable, and most effective for women. Let’s Face it, Women’s bodies are different from men’s and our tools should be, too. Ladies, this means no more struggling with…

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55: 5 Different Ways to Invest in Renewable Energy

SHOW NOTES: Joining us today is Tam Hunt, owner of Community Renewable Solutions, a consultancy and law firm specializing in community-scale renewables. I came across his article 5 different ways to invest in renewable energy at green tech media.com and thought it would be a great topic for us to learn more about. BIO: “Tam…

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53: Amanda Maksin – Shop Demo Depot

SHOW NOTES: Rejuvenate your Community by Selling Reusable Goods Here is an amazing way to get your community involved in reusing unwanted building supplies and good, while also support local families. Shop Demo Depot is based in Mt. Pleasant, PA and was created as a social enterprise through the non-profit Westmoreland Community Action.  SDD began in…

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