I purchased my first “Boxed Water” a few years ago at an airport food outlet, mainly out of curiosity…
Two Sides to Sustainability
Each year since 1960, the third week in October has been proclaimed National Forest Products Week in the U.S. One of the great qualities of forest products made in North America, is that they come from a renewable and sustainable resource: trees!
There is a new term out there for those who feel anxious when their cell phone is out of reach. It’s called “nomophobia” - shortened from “no mobile phone.” Are we really so addicted to our phones and their nonstop access to information and friends, that we cannot live without them for a day or two?
Every day we send email, navigate the Web and store our videos, photos or music in the Cloud. We often have the impression that the whole process is trivial and nearly free, but this is not at all the case. A recent Guide, La Face Cachée de Numérique, (The Hidden Face of Digital), reveals the widespread environmental impacts of the growing number of digital devices (increasing energy consumption, use of primary minerals, pollution and waste production) and how to reduce them.
The North American pulp and paper industry has made great progress in reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions over the last decade and at the same time have increased their use of certified fiber and support for sustainable forest management.
Today’s case is ADP, the global provider of payroll and other human resource services with operations in over 10 countries.