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Posted on Sep 1 2015 - 1:58pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Office Depot argues that there is more to sustainability than just buying green products

Nigel Crunden, business specialist at Office Depot, argues that there is more to sustainability than just buying green products It can be all too easy to jump on the bandwagon when it comes to reducing a commercial carbon footprint through procuring products with green credentials. However, knee-jerk reactions are never ideal, and to maximise the impact of sustainable procurement it is vital to establish...

Posted on Dec 18 2014 - 8:12am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on 3D Holographic Radar™ is changing the world of radar

Rob Abbott, Aviation Director at Aveillant, UK-based radar company, explains how a key application for Aveillant’s 3D Holographic Radar™ has been wind farms, to eliminate the effect that wind turbines have on air traffic control radars. Solutions have traditionally focused on the problems caused by wind farms, rather than looking at the inability of radars to differentiate and remove wind turbine...

Posted on Oct 30 2014 - 5:46pm by Sustainable News
Comments Off on 6 Tips Every Business Should Know About Social Media

Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that social media is increasingly hard to ignore. A quick look at the most popular platforms shows us why. Facebook, the big daddy of them all, has 1.32 billion active users worldwide and there are more than 15 million businesses with Facebook pages. Twitter is small by comparison with 271m users, but a whopping 500m tweets are sent every day, with even The...

Posted on Oct 22 2014 - 4:15pm by Sustainable News
Comments Off on Greenqloud Wins Green Company of the Year Award 2014

Business Intelligence Group has named cloud infrastructure software solutions company Greenqloud as ‘Green Company of the Year 2014’ The BIG Awards specialize in recognizing top-performing companies and organizations with a proprietary judging process scored by well-known and experienced leaders and executives from around the globe. For further details see www.Greenqloud.com ...

Posted on Oct 20 2014 - 12:44pm by Sustainable News
Comments Off on The Electronic Duty of Care system should be better promoted

The majority of us, either at home or in the office, have become accustomed to keeping electronic records. Filing away reams of paper is no longer a necessity – thankfully. We bank online or through mobile apps, receive our credit card statements via websites, and invite people to events through email invitations or texts. Electronic filing systems help us to share information, or to pay suppliers...

Posted on Oct 9 2014 - 7:30am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on HP Helps Printing Customers Reduce Environmental Impact

With more than 75 percent of ink cartridges made with recycled plastic, HP is helping customers save resources and generate less waste More than 75 percent of HP’s ink cartridges and 24 percent of HP LaserJet toner cartridges are now manufactured with “closed loop” recycled plastic. This milestone represents a 50 percent increase in the number of HP ink cartridges manufactured with recycled...

Posted on Oct 7 2014 - 7:30am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on Cisco Joins Prestigious Sustainability Organization

Cisco has joined The Climate Registry, a North American nonprofit organization that sets standards for calculating, verifying, and reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. climate-registryOur membership in The Climate Registry provides Cisco with the opportunity to share best practices to help improve corporate GHG accounting and reduction practices throughout the world. The mission of TCR also aligns...

Posted on Sep 17 2014 - 9:45am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on Erasable toner technology helps MVRRS reduce waste and save money

Mountain View Residential and Respite Services (MVRRS) is a leading sub-contract training provider working with two of the largest prime contract training providers in Wales, specialising in the health and social care sector. Since it formed in 2010, thousands of individuals have been able to progress their careers by obtaining QCF, NVQ, VRQ and other essential skills qualifications, thanks to the...

Posted on Sep 5 2014 - 7:30am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on Cutting Server Room Energy Waste by 40% Could Save Over 3 Billion Annually

America’s Data Centers Consuming Massive and Growing Amounts of Electricity Cutting Server Room Energy Waste by 40% Could Save Businesses Over $3 Billion Annually Much of the massive amounts of electricity that America’s data centers devour to support our business and online activity is being wasted running computer servers doing little or no work most of the time, according to a report released...

Posted on Aug 31 2014 - 11:16am by Sustainable News
Comments Off on Toshiba Erasable Toner System Receives Two More Influential Awards

Toshiba TEC announced that it has received two notable awards for its unique eco-friendly e-STUDIO306LP/RD30 that enables customers to reuse office paper for multiple printing. Firstly, the Toshiba e-STUDIO306LP/RD30 has been declared a gold winner in the category ‘Most Innovative Product of the Year’ by Best in Biz 2014 International. Best in Biz 2014 is an independent business awards program...