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An Organization Called Ceres

Ceres – Investors for a Clean Renewable Future This level of corporate interest may give us all hope.

By George Harvey

Every once in a while, a news story comes up about a relatively little-known non-profit group in Boston called Ceres. We have mentioned in before in Green Energy Times, and perhaps it is time […]

The Eco-friendly Office

By George Harvey

Many office workers don’t think about the ecological effects of what goes on in their offices. Why? Maybe it is because they think of pollution as coming from diesel trucks, industrial plants, chemical companies, and coal-burning generating stations. They know what smoke is – and when they see it, they know it […]

Best Ways Office Employees Can Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

(and why they should care)

By Ryan McNeill

If you’re the kind of person who showers in solar-heated water and drives a Prius (but only when you really can’t take your bike), you might think you’re doing your part for the planet. But what about your carbon footprint at the office?

Many of us spend […]

Biking to the Moon and Back!

Biking to Work Saved Riders $8,682,251 …

 

By George Harvey

May was National Bike to Work Month, an event that has happened each year since 1956. This year, the National Bike To Work Challenge was set up to get 50,000 registered riders to ride bikes for their trips to and from work. The registered […]

The Green Office Challenge is Met

How does your office rank?

Green Energy Times Staff

An office of the international engineering firm, Thornton Tomasetti’s was been ranked among the top 10 most sustainable offices in the Chicago area in the 2013 Chicago Green Office Challenge. The competition was stiff, as 267 Chicago companies vied for the top honors.

Among their areas […]