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Creating Sustainable Value for the 21st Century | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase

Creating Sustainable Value for the 21st Century | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

“We have to think about the world before making new things.” Siddesh, a 10-year-old in Mumbai, India

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Do We Really Need Business Cases for Healthy Indoor Environments?

Do We Really Need Business Cases for Healthy Indoor Environments? | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

We in the green-building movement — regardless of our trade — must transform the hearts and minds of those whose decisions influence the work environments of their colleagues.

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EDF and LEED: An Evolution (Part 2)

EDF and LEED: An Evolution (Part 2) | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

Part 2 of 2 dedicated to LEED and how it has evolved over the past decade.  Using the Environmental Defense Fund’s Washington, DC, office as a comparative basis, David Kay and Carissa Gavin dig into the requirements for certification as they have progressed with new standards and technologies.

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3 Things You Can Do To Combat Climate Change | Co. Design

3 Things You Can Do To Combat Climate Change | Co. Design | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

Landscape architect Diana Balmori makes the case for why the industrial lawn is a "toxic field of conformity."

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Going Green at the Office

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Conservation only starts at home. Now businesses are trying to do something about wasted energy at work too...
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2011 Green Forum at Forrer Business Interiors

2011 Green Forum at Forrer Business Interiors | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

Forrer is hosting three back-to-back LEED CEU on October 19 + 20, 2011 at our showroom in Milwaukee, WI.

 

Click the following link for details and to register:

http://forrersbi.com/about/greenforum.html

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Sustainability Spotlight | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase

Sustainability Spotlight | 360 Research | Resources | Steelcase | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

When Columbia University decided to expand with a new campus in West Harlem, its leaders realized the project presented new opportunities for significant sustainability efforts.

 

The building was targeted for demolition. It had limited parking, no loading dock and just one garage door to take materials out. The easy way would have been to leave it for the bulldozers and landfills. But Columbia saw opportunities to teach and lead others, and was committed to a better solution.

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10 Tech Tips for a Green and Healthy Workplace

10 Tech Tips for a Green and Healthy Workplace | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it
Businesses work better when their offices are healthy, enjoyable places to be - workers are happier and productivity goes up....
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How To Make Your Office Greener

How To Make Your Office Greener | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it
There was a time when energy conservation, climate change, and global warming were all just “buzz” words.
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Generation Gap: How Technology Has Changed How We Talk About Work - Forbes

Generation Gap: How Technology Has Changed How We Talk About Work - Forbes | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

We surveyed Fortune 500 executives across the country and found that 80% of them find communication across generations to be a most challenging issue in the workplace. In fact, many businesses are paying more attention to the generation gap now than ever before, and it all seems to boil down to how different generations perceive technology…and use it.

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Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and LEED: An Evolution (Part I)

Part 1 of 2 dedicated to LEED and the development of it over the past decade.  Using the Environmental Defense Fund’s Washington, DC, office as a comparative basis, David Kay and Carissa Gavin dig into the requirements for certification as they have progressed with new standards and technologies.

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How to Go Green: At Work

How to Go Green: At Work | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it
A greener workplace can mean a lighter ecological footprint, a healthier and more productive place to work, and good news for the bottom line.
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Urban Green in Wisconsin

Urban Green in Wisconsin | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

Wisconsin is not the first place I think of as a hotbed for green innovation. It's better known for cheeseheads, the Green Bay Packers and political unrest. But the Badger State is surprisingly green and almost ultra green when it comes to small & large-scale wind power.

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Sustainability: Trend or Trajectory?

Sustainability: Trend or Trajectory? | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

Sustainability may be the hot topic, but is it more than just a trend?

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Smarter Packaging

Smarter Packaging | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

New products today often include recycled content, but one thing that’s a given is packaging. All that molded foam, plastic wrap, and corrugated fiberboard has a huge impact: it’s estimated that 30% of landfill is packaging waste.

 

Eco-smart furniture packaging by Steelcase International: less weight and volume results in lower carbon emissions.

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Green Products from Steelcase

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Resources for products, product environmental profiles, certifications, C2C cradle-to-cradle...
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What we do  and the benefits of advertising with us

 

What we do

The Green Planet Advertiser was founded in 2013, with the aim of helping you to search for green, organic, fair trade and ethical suppliers of everyday products and services.

 

Suppliers are listed in easy-to-use sections, with a brief description of what they provide. The directory is free to use and you do not have to register with us. We provide links to a range of renewable energy suppliers, fair trade clothing, health and beauty products, energy saving devices, ethical gifts, organic wines and much more. We also provide news and updates on environmental issues and related topics in our Blog section .

 

Why use us?

We individually vet all the companies listed in our directory so you can be sure of their ethical and eco-friendly credentials..

 

By advertising in our directory you can target a very specific audience who are ethically minded and actively searching for green, fair trade and eco-friendly products and services. 

 

Benefits of being listed

Eco-conscious visitors know and trust our directory as a ‘one-stop’ shop for all their needs. We are the only global advertising company that lets our customers set the size of there advertisement from 1 box to as many as there  marketing budget will allow.Purchase  100 boxes. You will get a free advert in our Green Links section.Purchase  225 boxes. or more you could split your boxes into smaller sizes and place an advert in several countries of  your choice. You  will also get a free advert in our Green Links section.Our advertising rates, helps companies compete in markets that were previously beyond their reach, benefiting especially small and enterprises from developing countries who will gain exposure to a global audience.Your advert will appear in colour, with a link to your site, contact details and a description of your company.Your advert will be online 24/7 for 4 years guaranteed.Your advert will be online within 24 hours of receiving your enquiry.If you are a green company then we are the directory to be in

Cost and how to advertise with us 

Each square  [  ]  now cost ONLY £8

You can buy as many squares as you wish!  The  BIGGER  your advert the more you will get noticed. Your advert will be visible on the website 24/7 and for 4 year guaranteed 

 

* Tell us how much space you require

* Send brief details about your company.

* Email your company's logo

* Send the link to your website.

* Which country/s you want your advert displayed in.

 

Google Translate 

The Green Planet Advertiser website can now be translated into the language of your country, simply click on the Google translate icon and select your language.

 

Eco tips

Every week we at the green planet advertiser will be posting  eco tips on our website giving you information on how to save money but most important eco tips to  help save our fragile planet from global warming, view our website to view the eco tips.

 

If you are a green eco company then we are the directory to be in. Nobody sells advertising space with this amount of  flexibility.

 

R Allott (Mr) Owner

Green Planet Advertiser

http://www.greenplanetadvertiser.com/

http://www.greenplanetadvertiser.com/sales.html

 

Like us on facebook  https://www.facebook.com/robert.allott.505

 

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How to Green Up Your Office - US News and World Report

How to Green Up Your Office - US News and World Report | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it
Making your office greener is easier than you think. Take these 5 steps to clean up your act.
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4 Ways To Make Your Office Greener

4 Ways To Make Your Office Greener | Creating Greener Places to Work + Live | Scoop.it

It pays to go green. Green your office and save some cash with these tips.

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