Sustainability

Sustainability Series: 6 Steps You Can Take Today to be Eco-Friendly - Part 2

by Denise McGuigan January 07, 2019

Sustainability Series: 6 Steps You Can Take Today to be Eco-Friendly - Part 2
Changing our habits requires education, time, and dedication. Just a few years ago I would get annoyed by the 5-cent plastic bag fee at the supermarket. Today, I get annoyed when they offer me plastic bags at all. That’s a huge change, and all it took was a change of mindset. 

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Sustainability Series: 6 Steps You Can Take Today to be Eco-Friendly – Part 1

by Denise McGuigan January 01, 2019

Sustainability Series: 6 Steps You Can Take Today to be Eco-Friendly – Part 1
It’s more common for businesses to consider their role in the environment and society, helping set a better standard for conducting business. With businesses taking a step-up, it’s important that we do the same at home, spurring some questions: does this make me a hippie? Will it be expensive and difficult?

The answer to all these questions: not necessarily.

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Sustainability Series: Be Green, Compost at Home

by Denise McGuigan December 17, 2018

Sustainability Series: Be Green, Compost at Home
We’ve gotten really into composting this year, so our Sustainability Coordinator wanted to share her experience composting at home, to show you it’s not as intimidating as you think.

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B Corp Spotlight: MilkCrate

by Denise McGuigan June 05, 2018

B Corp Spotlight: MilkCrate
From time to time, we come across great companies and products that we think our customers will love.  With that in mind, we wanted to share a bit about MilkCrate, a mission-driven tech company and fellow B Corporation that creates apps for other mission-driven nonprofits, schools, corporations, and member-based organizations.

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Making Trophies from Scratch...and Scraps

by Crystal Mario March 04, 2016

Making Trophies from Scratch...and Scraps

Despite our best efforts to minimize wood waste through prudent design and sound manufacturing processes, we still end up with small scraps of wood that need to be diverted from the waste stream. 

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Rivanna Wins 2015 "Best for the Environment"

by Rivanna Designs April 14, 2015

Rivanna Wins 2015 "Best for the Environment"
For the second year in a row, Rivanna Natural Designs has been honored by the non-profit B Lab as Best for the Environment. 

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Van Jones and Bill Nye: CEC Environmental Heroes

by Ashley Sisti April 24, 2013

Van Jones and Bill Nye: CEC Environmental Heroes

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On World Water Day, we ask: What's in a name?

by Crystal Mario March 22, 2013

On World Water Day, we ask: What's in a name?

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Business School Competitions: Friendly Rivalries, Real Challenges - Part One

by Crystal Mario March 11, 2013

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CHPS: Better schools, better performance

by Danae Marshall April 03, 2012

CHPS: Better schools, better performance

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