This past Thursday, the US Labor department released its first ever green jobs report. The report stated that in 2010, there were approximately 3.1 million green jobs inside the United States. While the majority of green employment was found inside the private sector (2.3 million to be exact), around 860,300 jobs were also found within the public sector. This is the first time the US Labor Department has ever released information regarding the green sector. While this report is encouraging, there is a still lot of work that needs to... Read The Rest →
It’s college basketball season. And whether you’re an extreme fan or could care less about basketball, we all can agree that green is good. While it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of filling out brackets and rooting for your alma mater, we cannot ignore the great carbon footprint that March Madness inevitably carries with it. From the transportation of athletes to tournament matchups to the great amount of food and paper products utilized during the month’s events, March Madness is indeed harsh on the environment. But all... Read The Rest →
It seems like each week we are introduced to a slew of new gadgets presented to us by a conglomerate of technology companies. We’re wowed by the glossy displays and high-resolution screens. We’re stunned when we learn of how fast the new internal processor is. The integrated, high mega-pixel camera promises to be unmatched. Yet, we often don’t stop to think about the final resting place for our beloved touch screen masterpieces. What should we do with all this plastic and metal? Can you dispose of your beloved iGadget with Mother... Read The Rest →
It’s that time of year again. Spring break is over and we’re all stuck in long haul leading up to summer. In the meantime many of us will partake in a little spring cleaning. Here at Parisleaf, we like to call it Spring Greening. There are many products available to help get you home or small business looking brand new, but if you choose to work with eco-friendly cleaning products, the planet will breathe a sigh of relief.