Don’t Forget, Earth Day is April 22

April 12th, 2011 by Ecolutionary Selling Leave a reply »

What have you done since the last Earth Day to green up your business and your client base? Added a certification? Switched to FSC paper on collateral material or done away with paper altogether?

Creating a list of what you’ve accomplished in a year becomes a talking point when meeting with new customers. Show them how you’re walking an ever-more-sustainable path.

(this just in)  Microsoft is going with 100% PCR (post-consumer recycled paper) via Grey’s Harbor Paper. That’s bragging rights for both companies and a benchmark for competitors to follow.

from Triple Pundit — Microsoft announced yesterday that it will purchase only 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) paper for its offices in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, including its vast Redmond headquarters. The company’s previous printing stock was 30%. Microsoft’s vendor of choice? Greys Harbor Paper, a company that operates out of nearby Hoquiam and has made printing, food industrial, and packaging paper for almost 20 years. Greys Harbor has won much recognition for its low-impact approach,environmentally-friendly operations, and for using renewable energy to fuel much of its factory capacity.

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