Author: Heidi Tolliver-Walker

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Paper: Recycle It or Bury It?

This will probably get me drummed out of Greenpeace, but I’m increasingly of the opinion that the greenest thing to do with paper is to use lots of it, preferably printing on it first, and NOT recycle it. Instead bury it somewhere anaerobic, so it won’t decay for a long time. Then grow more trees […]

Cynical Eye on Sprint’s ECO-commitment

Recently, I stumbled across a stat that surprised me. Sprint ranked #6 on Newsweek’s 2010 list of the 500 greenest “big companies” in America. (Click here for the methodology.) Considering the extent to which I’ve written about e-media as a coal-fired-power-guzzling, mountaintop-removing marketing channel, this stat intrigued me. This score is derived from three component […]

October 18th

Looking for an Excuse to Visit Berlin?

Looking for an excuse to visit Berlin? Try EcoPrint, the world’s first exhibition 100% focused on sustainable print production. EcoPrint Europe LIVE 2012 will held in September 26–27 and will focus on print production for retail, interiors, point of purchase, and packaging. While we might think of “sustainable print” as focusing on things like low-VOCs consumables, […]

October 15th

Survey: Global Warming Takes a Back Seat to Other Environmental Issues

Is global warming taking a back seat to other environmental concerns? According to Nielsen’s 2011 Global Online Environment & Sustainability Survey, it is. According to the survey of more than 25,000 Internet respondents in 51 countries, concern about climate change/global warming among online consumers around the world has taken a back-seat to other environmental issues […]

September 13th

Global Forum Tackles the Energy Grid

GridWise will be holding a global forum held November 8-10 tackling issues related to the global energy grid. Held at the International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., the forum will tackle topics such as . . . how today’s utilities might evolve and how the value chain from generation to consumption might change lessons learned […]

August 11th