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    Environment

    3 Office Life Hacks to Reduce Waste

    The standard office used to be an environmental nightmare in many cases. Whether it was filing cabinets filled to the brim with outdated, dusty printouts, printers cranking out thousands of sheets of paper per day or the cheap paper coffee cups that filled the trashcan to the brim, it’d make most people cringe these days. Statistically speaking, we waste a lot when we’re at work. The average office worker contributes some two pounds’ worth of mixed paper products and uses about 10,000 sheets of paper each year. And that’s just talking paper products! We’re not even talking about water, food or electrical waste. An average person can throw out some…

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    Energy

    9 Best Ways to Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

    When you work to improve energy efficiency in your house, several things happen. First, you save money. By cutting back on the energy you consume, you immediately reduce your utility expenses. The next thing that happens is you find the best ways to manage your consumption. Finally, your appliances last a little longer. While it can be tempting to crank the air conditioning, bake cookies with the kids, and catch up on laundry in the middle of a hot summer day, doing these things are a waste of resources. Instead, look at ways to improve your home’s efficiency during the summer months. Check Your Air Filters The summer time is…