I went into the supply cabinet at the ESC to grab a refill for my tape dispenser and was pleasantly surprised to find "greener" tape. The box says the tape is made with over 65% recycled or plant-based materials. How cool is that? So then I did a little research and found a coupon for this tape. Click here to go to a website where you can print out a coupon for Scotch transparent greener tape. On the site it says the tape is made with over 75% recycled or plant-based materials, even better!
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
According to Energy Star, currently in the average U.S. household, 40% of all electricity used to power home electronics is consumed while the products are turned off. Across the country, this equals the annual output of 17 power plants. WOW! That is a lot of wasted energy!
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Eighteen percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are associated with raising, processing, packaging and shipping meat products for human consumption. If every American substituted a plant-based protein dish for a meat dish just once per week, the carbon dioxide reduction would be equivalent to taking more than 500,000 cars off the road.