Tag Archives: Sustainable transport

3 Ways to Make Motorcycle Riding Greener

Motorcycles represent 2.8 percent of total vehicle registrations in the United States, according to Hedges Company. But as people place more importance on decreasing the environmental impact of their day to day driving, they turn to greener options. Green Choices notes that motorcycles put less wear and tear on roadways, take up less parking room, and also reduce the amount of space ...

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4 Ways to Boost Your Energy Job Hunt

It’s back to the old drawing board. You just got turned down from what you thought would have been an ideal fit for you in the energy job circuit. So, what exactly did the hiring manager not see in you? Perhaps, you are not marketing yourself well enough: It’s one thing to have the skills; it’s another to advertise it ...

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Four Things Green Hiring Managers Are Looking for in You

For many, the job interview is one of the most stressful parts of the job search, and when you are specifically targeting a promising green job, even more pressure exists to not screw up the interview. Getting into the minds of green job hiring managers is a sure-fire way to master the art of speaking their green language and finally ...

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Vermont Furniture Industry Creates Thousands of Green Jobs

Vermont has a reputation for being one of the greenest states in the Union–and not just because it’s 80 percent covered by forests. Vermonters are big on green technology, green transportation and green living. It should come as no surprise that they’re making a name for themselves in the green furniture industry. According to the Vermont Wood Manufacturers Association, the ...

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Ecotourism Spotlight This Week: Dubai

It’s not too late to start planning your summer vacation, but why not plan one that is totally different from the norm? If going skiing in a desert oasis and walking on streets of gold sounds appealing to you, then Eco-Dubai should be next on your list. This Middle Eastern spot is perfect for ecotourism, allowing you to embrace and ...

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Siemens Careers Third-Best Green Brand

Siemens Careers

Siemens Careers Make Company Third-Best Green Brand At Siemens, the focus is on protecting the environment, which recently has earned Siemens the recognition of being the world’s third-best green brand just behind 3M in second place and Toyota in first place. The study that led to this recognition for Siemens careers, which is called “Best Global Green Brands” and was produced ...

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Green Jobs: Top 5 Green Hotels

It’s not easy to create green hotels. Most existing chains agree that retrofitting the HVAC system in every franchise, renovating interiors in favor of green materials, and making other major overhauls would be great. But most also agree it’s just not feasible, especially during this economy. That said, there are plenty of smaller ways hotel chains can be green. For ...

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