Monthly Archives: December 2008

31 12, 2008

Post-party Mix

By | 2008-12-31T18:47:18+00:00 December 31st, 2008|Environmental Blog|

Wanna turn(the)tables on your hangover? The Bite Put your needle on a bottle of natural morning-after drink mixer made with no synthetic ingredients. Come New Year's Day, the hair of the dog'll help you keep the party going without dropping a beat. The Benefits No synthetics on these ones and twos. If you're not gonna [...]

31 12, 2008

2008 A Good Year for Transportation Technologies

By | 2008-12-31T01:15:27+00:00 December 31st, 2008|Environmental Blog|

While the Big Three automakers may be struggling in the weak economy, important advancements were made this year in technologies that could provide alternative fuels for use in future transportation. Changing from gasoline to clean diesel or cleaning crude oil before refining it into gasoline could provide significant emissions reductions without revolutionizing our vehicle fleets. [...]

30 12, 2008

What's in the Cards for You?

By | 2008-12-30T20:59:59+00:00 December 30th, 2008|Environmental Blog|

What's the fate of 2008's holiday cards? The Bite Their future holds reuse as gift tags. Call us psychic, but we're betting you're not planning to reread every single card you receive this season, so instead, grab some scissors and turn them into to-from tags. It's their destiny. The Benefits More trees for tarot cards [...]

29 12, 2008

Lundberg Family Farms Honored Twice for its Innovative Workplace Practices

By | 2008-12-29T20:38:30+00:00 December 29th, 2008|Environmental Blog|

This is the second year in a row that Lundberg Family Farms has received the 'Workplace of the Year' award from The Employer Resource Institute (ERI) and the first time winning the 'Top Small Workplaces' award that The Wall Street Journal gives out in partnership with Winning Workplaces, a non-profit in Evanston, IL. Both of [...]

29 12, 2008

The Four R's

By | 2008-12-29T18:45:37+00:00 December 29th, 2008|Environmental Blog|

What lesson's just as important as readin', 'ritin', and 'rithmetic? The Bite Recyclin', of course. Teach littl'uns greener ways - just as important as the traditional fundamentals - with a regular trip to the recycling center. The Benefits Givin' to receive. Dropping off bottles and cans for recycling means the planet gets a breather and [...]

29 12, 2008

Bear Valley Mountain Announces New Terrain Park and Improvements for the 2008-2009 Season

By | 2008-12-29T18:20:03+00:00 December 29th, 2008|Environmental Blog|

The resort listened to its visitors and have made a number of investments to keep improve the resort experience year after year. Here are some of the changes that Bear Valley has made in 2008: A New Family Center Kids’ Snow Play Program $100,000 Terrain Park Snow Cat Access to Backcountry Terrain Improved Snow-Making Capacity [...]

24 12, 2008

That's a Wrap

By | 2008-12-24T18:17:22+00:00 December 24th, 2008|Environmental Blog|

Need direction when it comes to gift unwrapping etiquette? The Bite Cue the reuse: Save boxes, gift bags, ribbon, and salvageable wrapping paper for future presents to save cash and the planet. Cut. The Benefits Scene-stealing cash savings. Gift wrap can cost $2 per present; boxes or bags, even more. Spotlighting resource conservation. If every [...]

23 12, 2008

Easton’s Artica Snowshoe Wins Gear of the Year from Outside Magazine

By | 2008-12-23T19:16:19+00:00 December 23rd, 2008|Environmental Blog|

This is a big honor from a magazine with a great reputation for its gear knowledge. Easton received a great review of its Artica snowshoe but it seems that there are a couple unique features that were not mentioned by Outside. I happen to know about these additional features because they involve Renewable Choice Energy. [...]

23 12, 2008

Lifting Your Finger

By | 2008-12-23T17:13:08+00:00 December 23rd, 2008|Environmental Blog|

Can you save the world with the click of your mouse? The Bite Yep - no fancy finger work necessary. Give your index a little rub and go to one of the web's many no-cost donation sites, where just by clicking, you raise money for good causes. The Benefits Digit-al goodwill. These websites are supported [...]