Single-use plastics create a constant struggle between convenience, money and the planet. Unfortunately, it’s easier to choose money and convenience over the environment. Each and every one of us is guilty of being wasteful, especially when it comes to disposable products.

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Emerald’s innovative American-Made Tree-Free™ Products are the newest addition to the Emerald™ Sustainability Program. Your company will help save the planet, improve your facility’s health and wellness platforms, and support American jobs.

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Consumer purchasing decisions are driven by an emotional connection. In fact, consumers are 15 times more likely to recommend a company that they have a positive emotional connection with. Businesses need to understand industries are changing, we need to relate to our customers in completely innovative ways.

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How many people do you know who say they love what they do? In the 13+ years that I’ve worked at the same organization, I’ve seen people come and go. I’ve seen people complain and resist change while others have blossomed under the same circumstances. I see people who love what they do and I […]

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It strikes me right between the eyes. Here we are in the 21st century and most of my contemporaries are either retired, retiring or looking to retire. When I ask why, they all give me the same answer: “I am tired and there are too many changes.” Well, what the hell, we are all tired! […]

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Expensive, time consuming, confusing: these are all thoughts many people have when it comes to making the decision to go green in the workplace. However, developing a green initiative is easier and cheaper than most people think. Utilize these tips to see how simple it is to convert your facility to more sustainable practices, all […]

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Looking for the secret ingredient that will send your restaurant soaring with popularity? Consider adding sustainability to the menu. Food service customers value farm-to-table initiatives and responsible practices. According to a survey by Technomic, 63 percent of consumers say they are more likely to visit a dining establishment they view as socially conscious. Stay ahead […]

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Whether you are a key decision maker in procurement, facilities, operations, IT or a C-level executive, sustainability has inevitably become a part of your professional career. According to the Nielsen Global Survey on Corporate Social Responsibility, 50% of global consumers are willing to pay more for an environmentally conscious product. Governments around the globe have passed mandates […]

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What we create and show the world as a product of our own creativity often comes to define a movement or era. Even in the modern era, which is dominated by digital art, physical creations are a way for people to spread ideas and connect with each other for good causes. Nowhere is this more […]

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Will you be too late? The United States is on a clear path to environmental responsibility, and U.S. companies must be ahead of this fast-approaching curve or they will find themselves playing catch-up in the years to follow. Though I could write for ages about all of the reasons companies must go Green sooner, rather […]

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