Sustainable businesses practices aren't just good for the planet - they're good for employees and the bottom line too. Here are 10 tips that will help your company make positive changes, during Earth Month and all year round Bike to work, car pool, use mass transit, or walk. Set goals and compete with friends by logging your hours into the National Bike Challenge or a local Commuter Challenge . Better yet, encourage your workplace to become a Bicycle Friendly Business . Get a recycling or composting program started with the help of Keep America Beautiful. There are lots of ideas and resources at their Recyling@Work portal . Start a Green Team. Follow this checklist from Energy Star, then join one of the many EarthShare green team networks around the country. Read the Impact…
How Trees Calm Us Down
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Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
Should Bleach Be Used To Kill Mold? “Killing mold, but leaving the residue in place, is not acceptable. Since many health impacts can be triggered by exposure to both live and dead mold spore…
Better Buildings Challenge SWAP 3
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Tips to Establishing a Forest-Friendly Garden
Plant a garden that lives in harmony with your backyard trees by using these helpful tips!
A’s take tarps off; upper deck tickets $15
A’s take tarps off; upper deck tickets $15 New A’s team president Dave Kaval continues to make moves popular with the fanbase, and on Tuesday, he took action on a longstanding fan complaint. Kaval announced on Facebook Live that the team was in the process of removing the third-deck tarps at the Coliseum on Tuesday. “Because the fans have spoken, the tarps are coming off!” he said via video while uncovering a row of seats. Kaval said that tickets in the third deck will be $15 for the remainder of the season, and on the next homestand, half the proceeds will go to Oakland Promise, which enables Oakland students to attend college. The decision will increase capacity by 12,103 to 47,170. Kaval also has acted on fan suggestions to move the team’s FanFest…
What To Do If You Find A Baby Bird — Audubon Society of Portland
A quick guide to help you make the right decision when a baby bird is found.
In Victory for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Court Finds That Approval of Dakota Access Pipeline...
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal judge ruled that the federal permits authorizing the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock reservation, which were hastily issued by the Trump administration just days after the inauguration, violated the law in certain critical respects.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
MAPS: What Your State Is Good At, And What It's Lame At
Just when you thought you knew everything about a red state or a blue state, these cool maps show that each state is No. 1 in some kind of environmental or public health initiative. (Btdubs, can so...