If you run your own business owner or are a decision maker at someone else's company, here’s how you can green your routine while fattening the bottom line.
Before you succumb to the doom-and-gloom about alternative energy, it's worth remembering that sustainability is not all about big ideas and big bucks. In NBC Universal's latest initiative, "Green Your Routine", you'll see it's sometimes about what's routine, not revolutionary. Find out what consumers and business can do on a smaller, daily basis to go green.
The non-profit community group now has an online marketplace that sells a variety of everyday products that are organic and also good for the environment.
When it comes to sustainability, Dell is thinking big -- and small. And it's the big things that are paying off the most.
Former New Jersey Governor and EPA boss Christine Todd Whitman says energy is the No. 1 issue the new president will have to face and needs to show voters he's dead serious about "answers to our challenges."
Big green gestures, like placing solar panels and wind turbines on your roof, can make a big impression. They can also cost a small fortune. But there are still smaller, inexpensive ways to be good to the environment.
Steven Strong, president of Solar Design Associates, recalls standing on the roof of the White House with President Jimmy Carter more than 30 years ago when Carter dedicated the first solar system there. He also remembers when the Reagan administration consigned that system to the dumpster. " “I made it a career goal to get solar back on the White House, " says strong. And he did.