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The Ins and Outs of Tricky Recyclables

January 31, 2019

By Katie Robinson Engineering Analyst Intern Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” — we’ve all heard the phrase, but not all of us know what each of those steps can entail, particularly recycling and the rules behind it. Consumers often have trouble determining recyclability of a few specific items – items like sheet plastics, […]
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Climate Adaptive Design

January 15, 2019

By Kelsey Alexander Sustainability Consultant Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) As our planet slowly heats up, more and more people begin to have their own personal account of how natural disasters have affected their lives. Flooding is one type of natural disaster that is affecting more areas and causing more devastation than ever before. When flood […]
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What are the best light bulbs to buy?

June 6, 2017

Are you wondering, what are the best light bulbs to buy, or are you considered replacing your lights at home to save money on your power bill? If so, there are four main factors you need to consider when determining what the best replacement light bulb or bulbs are. Here are the four (4) most important […]
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Sustainable Resolutions for 2017

January 12, 2017

By Alex Shim Sustainability Analyst Sustainable Investment Group Now that 2016 is over, it is time for us to look towards 2017. There was a huge growth in the sustainability sector in 2016. 2016 was the year that Paris Agreement became actionable, ocean plastics joined production after being recovered, pollinators became a business issue (honeybees […]
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Sustainable Practices at Disney and You

December 12, 2016

If you’ve always been a fan of Walt Disney and the amazing international corporation he and his family imagined and brought into being and you’re considering a Disney vacation this fall or winter, here’s additional information you need now. Disney represents a kind of case study if you’re considering the question “What can my business […]
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Ways To Save Water In Commercial Buildings

June 20, 2016

Warm weather is finally here and, if you own or manage a commercial building, you’re probably thinking about ways to save on energy and water both inside and outside. Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) can help you improve your water and energy efficiency, and help you save money as you achieve LEED certification. If you own […]
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Sustainable Practices at Disney

June 7, 2016

If you have children or if you’re just a kid at heart, you may equate warm weather with a Disney vacation. Visiting Disney can be especially exciting if you’re interested in sustainable practices at Disney. Like many good corporate citizens around the world, Disney seems to be working hard to conserve resources and leave the […]
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Third Time’s The Charm

May 26, 2016

Tesla Model 3 Review   Elon Musk, Co-founder, CEO, and Product Architect of Tesla Motors has a dream to make performance electric vehicles (EVs) affordable for the average family.  Near the end of 2017, he plans to do just that with the release of Tesla’s Model 3.  In an interview in Norway on April 21st, 2016, […]
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Green Cleaning in the Office and at Home

May 5, 2016

As we move into the sustainability era, it may feel like the word “green” is being put in front of everything – green building, green travel, green products. So what exactly would define what the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification system calls a “green cleaning policy” from a regular cleaning policy? First, we must […]
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5 Ways to be Green in the Kitchen

December 17, 2015

Baking for the holidays may be high on your priority list right now, but take a minute to think about the waste and air quality that will be created. Going green in the kitchen during your busiest time, can demonstrate how simple it is to make green habits an every day routine. Check out these […]
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