Monthly Archives: June 2009

30 06, 2009

Look on the Bright Side – From @Idealbite

By | 2009-06-30T18:31:58+00:00 June 30th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Look on the Bright Side The Bite: Pessimistic about looking good in scrap plastic shades? Depends on how you look at this tip. Just read to the bottom, and find stylish eco-shades made from materials that are better for the planet than the usual suspects. Consider these glasses half full. The Benefits: A silver lining [...]

30 06, 2009

Cool Hand Biter – From @Idealbite

By | 2009-06-30T00:10:47+00:00 June 30th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Cool Hand Biter The Bite: Feel like a prisoner to your summer utility bill? Make like Paul Newman and fight...inefficient A/C, that is. Houses lose up to 50% of their A/C and heating energy through windows, but tricks such as planting shade trees and window treatments help keep you cool. A sweet escape from energy [...]

29 06, 2009

This Is Not a Test – From @Idealbite

By | 2009-06-29T18:29:44+00:00 June 29th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

This Is Not a Test The Bite: What's more alarming than that emergency broadcast beep from the TV? Not knowing which companies test on animals. Decipher the claims on the back of your shampoo bottle, and sleep more sound-ly. The Benefits: Animal crisis avoidance. You'll support humane treatment of animals such as mice, rabbits, and [...]

26 06, 2009

Green Meetings & Events Program Announcement

By | 2009-06-26T16:22:39+00:00 June 26th, 2009|News|

Renewable Energy Gets Boost from Hotels Nationwide Green Your Event launches to meet growing demand for green meetings BOULDER, CO. (June 23, 2009) - Renewable Choice Energy, a leading national provider of renewable energy credits and carbon offsets has launched a first of its kind program to empower meeting and event planners at hotels and [...]

25 06, 2009

Green Meetings & Events Free Webinar

By | 2009-06-25T23:05:13+00:00 June 25th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Did you know that most of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with events originate from travel to and from the event?  Green meetings are fast becoming the norm. Now, you can add renewable energy and carbon offsets to the mix with Green Your Event, our innovative solution for event managers and meeting venues to reduce [...]

25 06, 2009

Next Renewable Energy Credit & Carbon Offset Webinar

By | 2009-06-25T22:55:28+00:00 June 25th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Our first webinar on  renewable energy credits (RECs) and verified emission reductions (VERs), aka carbon offsets, was such a success, we're doing another one! Renewable energy is supported by a number of factores. Renewable energy credits and carbon offsets are a key factor for developers when deciding to build new projects. You've heard they're good, [...]

25 06, 2009

Chain Mail – From @Idealbite

By | 2009-06-25T17:56:32+00:00 June 25th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Chain Mail The Bite: Need protection from junk mail? Jump off your mighty steed long enough to sign up for an unwanted-mail (including phonebooks) reduction service. It'll shield you from paper and energy waste, as well as major hassle. The Benefits: Saner knights. Each American receives almost 560 pieces of junk mail per year - [...]

24 06, 2009

Open Wide – from @Idealbite

By | 2009-06-24T18:32:33+00:00 June 24th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Open Wide The Bite: When does "here comes the airplane" sound better than usual? When that plane's carrying eco baby food. Try to go for organic and filler-free options for a healthier baby and planet. Vrrrm... The Benefits: Spoon-fed health. Organic versions don't contain the fat, fillers, salt, and sugar your baby doesn't need. And [...]

24 06, 2009

Speed of Sound – From @Idealbite

By | 2009-06-24T17:33:21+00:00 June 24th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

Speed of Sound The Bite: Can't hear at 600 mph? Have no fear - just take along your own headphones and/or get an in-flight audio adapter so you won't have to buy (and later chuck) the 'phones airlines offer onboard. Sound good? The Benefits: Making (sound) waves for the planet. Given that there are almost [...]

24 06, 2009

The Coast Is Clear – From @Idealbite

By | 2009-06-24T17:11:21+00:00 June 24th, 2009|Environmental Blog|

The Coast Is Clear The Bite: Is the timing right for hitting the beach? Shore is - as long as it's clean. Before you slip into your suit (or not), check out which are least polluted and what you can do to keep 'em that way. The Benefits: Looking out for your beach body. Stay [...]