Hotel water savings innovation

Why innovative hotels are awash in savings – on water.

For years, many hotels were literally letting profits run down the drain, by neglecting water conservation. But today, the lodging industry is leading the way in innovative water management, saving money, boosting profits and providing an excellent example of why sustainability is becoming an indispensable business practice. Lots of water, lots of opportunity Hotels use […]

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3D printing: New dimensions in profitability and sustainability

The recent excitement around consumer-grade 3D printers may make it seem like there is a hot new tech fad emerging. In fact, 3D printing began in the 1980s, and has been heating up in the manufacturing space for some time. It currently represents a six-billion-dollar industry – one that is set to grow exponentially. The […]

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How a Sustainable Approach to Offices Can Sustain Profits

When companies start looking for “greener pastures” of profits, they don’t necessarily look outside. These days, some of the most successful organizations start by looking inward, at their own office space. They are, in part, simply giving investors what they want. As the latest State of Green Business Report notes, “Companies are increasingly responding to […]

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Three Reasons Hotels and Restaurants Are Buzzing About Bees

You expect to see people in all sorts of fancy suits at high-end hotels and restaurants. But a beekeeper’s suit? Most definitely. If you look past all the Giorgio Armani-clothed patrons checking in at the Fairmont in Georgetown, the New York Hilton, or the Carmel Valley Ranch in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, you may also notice a […]

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Step-by-step to sustainability

The path to corporate sustainability can seem too complex to even approach. But in a recent article in Explore magazine, Carrie Schuster of SCA North America details five practical steps an organization can take to achieve a holistic sustainability program. These real-world insights will set you on a path toward a powerful business model that […]

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The 5 Keys to Building a Better School

Reading, writing and arithmetic no longer fulfills the breadth of knowledge children need to succeed. Similarly, as technology and society evolve, so does our understanding of what a good educational facility really offers. In order to provide students with the tools they need and the proper environment to thrive, consider these five key components: 1. […]

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Expanding sustainability can better the bottom line in the long run

Environmental sustainability is not a passing fad. For as long as it’s been a hot-button topic, it shows no signs of subsiding. And like any other business, hospitals often feel the push to “Go Green.” Meaningful environmental sustainability goes beyond implementing a few recycled products or using some EPA-approved cleaners. It’s a big commitment—one that […]

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Could Lyft and Uber Put Public Transit Out of Business?: Industrial Round-Up

Could Lyft and Uber Put Public Transit Out of Business? More than three-quarters of people commuting to work each day are driving by themselves. That’s a lot of empty seats on the road — and all that traffic and congestion has a large financial, environmental, and emotional cost. Carpooling is common amongst families, but has […]

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