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8 Reasons to Go Green Starting Today

Go Green at the Office

When you go green, you benefit the environment, save money, and help to save the earth long-term.

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USGT Greenlight Series: ECHY, to connect everybody to the sun

ECHY

Name: ECHY Mission: To connect everybody to the sun and make sure everybody can experience natural light throughout the day. Contact: contact@echy.fr Who is ECHY? ECHY is a French start-up with a patented technology designed to bring sunlight directly into a building through fiber optics. People inside buildings can thus enjoy high-quality, constant lighting with all of the benefits of natural ...

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The Green Revolution of the Library

3M

In a recent article I wrote for USGT, I examined the ecological impact on the publishing industry in the age of digitization and mobile devices. Digitization of journals, books, magazines, and other printed materials is impacting libraries. They are becoming greener having to house fewer printed materials, reduce storage space, and the footprint of their physical plants. Libraries have been offering ...

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How high performance mats help you address environmental challenges

How high performance mats help you address environmental challenges - U.S. Green Technology

Research has shown that the majority of all dirt, including contaminants and even moisture, enters a building on the soles of people’s feet. This can have a considerably impact on the lifespan of any floor and can cause serious cleaning issues. For many buildings, a commercial mat should be considered an essential part of the entryway. These mats can brighten any space and ...

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Is Shifting to Green Transportation the Best Move for Cities?

Green Transportation

The world’s urban population has increased substantially in the recent years causing more congestion than ever on our city roads. This congestion leads to car accidents, and pedestrian deaths are second only to occupant deaths in motor vehicle accidents, according to Goodman Acker. This congestion not only puts added stress on the lives of the citizens who inhabit these cities, ...

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Green Initiatives Are Becoming Economic Investment Opportunities

Green Initiatives Are Becoming Economic Investment Opportunities - U.S. Green Technology

Search for green initiatives and you’ll be met with a multitude of methods for lowering your footprint, how-tos for a more sustainable home or business, and insights on how our tech-heavy lives take a large toll on our environment. More recently, however, going green is also tagged with developing a low-carbon economy. Brands are manufacturing greener tools for the home, ...

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4 Ways Go Paperless at Your Next Corporate Event

No matter what type of business you run, there will ultimately be a need to have a meeting or corporate event of sorts. Whether it’s a staff meeting to update your team, a networking or promotional event to get the word out about your organization, or an event to bring in potential clients, coming together is how you stay on ...

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