The top 50 global green brands – a misguided and incomplete list

Best Global Green Brands 2014 logoJust saw this listing of the top 50 global green brands. After perusing the list, it’s clear that it’s seriously misguided, misleading and incomplete.

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California’s plan to create green jobs – increase recycling

California's goal to achieve a 75 percent recycling rate would create thousands of green jobs, photo courtesy of Recology

California’s goal to achieve a 75 percent recycling rate would create thousands of green jobs, photo courtesy of Recology

California has earned its reputation for leading the way in green innovation and legislation. In 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 341, which  required the mandatory commercial recycling in California beginning July 1, 2012. This new law modified the California Integrated Waste Management Act, establishing a policy goal that “75 percent of solid waste generated be source reduced, recycled, or composted by the year 2020.”

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How to Green Your Printer and Save

The following is a guest blog by Shane Shirley-Smith.

Consumers Just Say “NO” to Throwing Money Away Along with Their Ink Cartridges

Free Ink 4 Life is a sustainable way to refill ink cartridges and save money too!

Consumers today are more eco-conscious than ever about how they are spending their money.  Reducing the impact that purchasing choices have on the planet is on consumer radar and wastefulness is on the demise.

People are feeling less green in their wallet but want more green in their products and are looking for innovative ways to deal with both desires. Consumers get that green feeling every time they print something and notice the ink is getting low. Consumers can turn in their ink cartridges for recycling and receive a small credit at many stores that accept used ink cartridges.  Still, many consumers are left wondering if there is an even better way to green their printer.

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