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Here's why it's so important to buy recycled products

Q. Dear Umbra,

I usually buy recycled aluminum foil, but I’m wondering: Is most foil made from recycled aluminum, and is the recycled labeling just a way to charge more? 752 more words


Kanye West buys Kim Kardashian £40,000 earrings after cancelling lavish birthday party

After thieves made off with $11million of her jewellery in Paris,Kim has 40 thousand reasons to smile, thanks to husband, Kanye West.

According to the Sun, Kanye had allegedly planned a 1920s themed bash to celebrate Kim’s 36th birthday this week, but he decided to cancel plans amid security concerns.The rapper will host a “low-key” celebration for his wife and reportedly has a special present in store for her – a £40,000 pair of Ruby Lorraine Schwartz drop earrings, that he helped to design himself. 45 more words

Lifestyle, Beauty And Fashion

Garbage is a dirty business. L.A. is trying to clean it up.

The way most cities handle garbage is a mess.

In Los Angeles, for instance, businesses and owners of apartment buildings pick their own waste collectors. The result is that garbage trucks take overlapping routes, criss-crossing paths on collection day. 754 more words


Why Recycling is the new Moisturising.

Of all the business workings you must archive and report, ‘waste’ is probably the least appetising. Trying to tot up the margin of product that fell off the production line, the bits you’d like to pick back up off the scrapheap… it’s not an auditor’s most exciting way to spend a day. 673 more words


Why the heck are there pig farms in the path of hurricanes?

When I reached Mike Williams by phone last week, the head of poultry science at North Carolina State University was in the field, visiting barns. At each stop, he came across the same sad scene: thousands of dead, sodden birds. 1,503 more words

Climate & Energy

"7 Apps to Boost Your Workplace Productivity," Inc.com/The Hartford

We polled small business owners around the country to create this list of tops apps for making the most of their most valuable asset–time. This article ran on Inc.com as part of The Hartford BrandView program.

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Content Marketing

"The (Small business) case for technology," Inc./The Hartford

This is part of a series of articles we wrote about small business technology for Inc.com and The Hartford. The piece recommends technology solutions that help business owners spend less time on admin tasks.

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Content Marketing