BiOH Bulletin 7
In This Issue:
Green News You Can Use
The BiOH Bulletin highlights news bites and websites of relevance to the industry and to the sustainable movement. Have you found a clip you’d like to share? Let us know! Contact us at customerservice_polyols @cargill.com
A Consumer’s Guide to Going Green
Integrating environmentally friendly concepts into your lifestyle can be daunting and confusing. The Wall Street Journal compiled their guide to help consumers lessen their carbon footprint and included common sense tips on when it makes sense to buy the new refrigerator and what to do if you can’t afford to buy a new hybrid. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1194
A Slow Drive
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is crusading for cleaner air in New York City. One step in cutting carbon emissions will be requiring all the city’s taxis to be hybrids by the end of October, 2012. More at http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=%2020601103&sid=aQGO8VgUVowA&refer=us
Better Art Supplies for Budding Artists
If your child loves to make art, make sure their supplies meet healthy standards. Check out The Green Guide’s list of what to look for when buying for your little Monet. Plus, some of the safer alternatives are soy-based. www.thegreenguide.com/doc/116/artsupplies
The Future EcoBlock
China’s soaring population is creating serious environmental problems. In response, eco-cities (self-sufficient developments in terms of energy and water use that are carbon neutral) are gaining favor as China makes fast and aggressive changes. http://www.green biz.com/resources/design/news_third.cfm?NewsID=36169.
Seven Tips for Creating Eco-Fabulous Interiors: Green Theme
Who says living green means sacrificing beauty and style? Check out the Natural Resource Defense Council’s ideas for green spaces that are environmentally savvy and stylish. http://green.yahoo.com/global-warming/nrdc-230/seven-
Are You Part of the Solution?
Are you ready to attract a new customer to your brand? To make a difference at retail? Do you need to differentiate yourself from your competitors? Are you ready to do the right thing and reap the benefits for your business?
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