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Greening Your Whiteboard and Post-Its

Two nearly ubiquitous products in the modern office are sticky notes (often known as their brand name, Post-Its), and white boards. Here are some tips for eco-friendlier office supplies. Whiteboards This week I discovered a new favorite green cleaning product: A-Ben-A-Qui universal cleaner. Our...

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Tags: Notes, Office supply, Paper, Postit, Recycle, Sticky, Writing
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What to do if your office doesn't recycle

Many of us have been there. Staying late in the office, we've chatted with the cleanup crews emptying the office waste cans when the thought occurred to us: "Where do those recyclables really end up?" At one previous job it suddenly struck me that all waste--whether from blue recycling bins or tr...

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Tags: Building, Cooperaton, Office, Paper, Recycling, Team, Waste, Workplace
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Greener Business Card Alternatives

How many business cards did you hand out--or receive--last year? Depending on how much of a networker you are, many hundreds of small pieces of cardstock could have been either carefully filed away or recycled. Is there a way to give a green update to the tradition of leaving a calling card? The...

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Tags: Business, Networking, Office, Paper
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Victory for Trees: Do Not Junk Registry Resolution Passed in San Francisco

The Paper Planet at www.WhatsInYourPaper.com reported that San Francisco's Board of Supervisors passed a Do Not Junk Registry resolution. New Dream has been wishin' and a-hopin' for something like this for years. Our own Sean Sheehan has travelled the country to compel lawmakers to stop the waste...

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Tags: Do no junk, Junk mail, Paper, Petition, Trees
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New Life for Old Paper: DIY Instructions

You may have drastically cut down on your junk mail, but a few stray pieces always seem to get through. Even if you've reduced your paper use to the absolute minimum, paper clutter may still be collecting around the house. You can always recycle, but there are some fun craft projects for reusing ...

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Tags: Art, Craft, Diy, Paper, Project, Reuse
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