What did you do with the packaging of the last item you purchased? Did it end up in the trash?
Garbage, or at least the way we think of garbage, is a product of the modern age. Largely a result of mass production, industrialization and consumption, the sheer volume of garbage the U.S. population produces is endangering the world we live in. Even though the U.S. only contains 4% of the world’s population, we produce the most garbage.
To answer the question of why, we don’t need to look any further than mass production and consumerism. Think of how many products you’ve bought in the past year, or even week, that came wrapped in plastic or cardboard. Cold cuts, a new laptop, a book from Amazon: all of these things come in packaging that can either clog the world’s landfills or be reborn in another form
If you own a business or work in an office, you know that lots of sensitive personal information is stored both in computer files and on paper. If you have hard copies of personal documents that you need to get rid of, paper shredding is vital to keep your own or your business’s information from getting into the wrong hands. If you aren’t sure if you need paper shredding services, here are a few things to keep in mind.
1. Protect your business from identity theft
Businesses have to store financial and other private information somewhere, and it can be hard to decide whether you should store it online or on hard copies in your office. If you have personal documents containing sensitive data on your business, hard copies should be shredded when they are no longer nee
Every year, according to the popular landscaping community Love Your Landscape, the average American family spends between $400 and $600 to improve and maintain the landscaping around their home. Unfortunately, in many parts of the country, the colder months tend to take away much of the splendor of that landscaping, as the days go from long and sunny to short and black.
Choosing the right home or commercial outdoor lighting fixtures can help solve your problem by making your landscaping shine, whether the sun is up or not. If that just sounds like a great way to waste money and hurt the environment, take heart. By learning to spot eco-friendly home and commercial outdoor lighting fixtures, you can show off your beautiful landscaping, without wasting money or growing your carbon foot
In 2012, CareerBliss.com released a list of jobs with the lowest and highest happiness index scores based on reviews from more than 65,000 employees across America. Forbes used this information to create it’s list of the Happiest and Unhappiest Jobs in America. While associate attorney was the least happiest job in America, real estate agents came out on top, ranking as providing the most job satisfaction and fulfillment.
While the the housing and real estate market took a powerful hit during the economic and financial crisis of the mid 2000’s, resulting in plummeting real estate values, the industry has since made a strong comeback. In fact, it’s thriving. In many areas of the country, particularly the Southwest and heartland states, real estate companies cannot keep up with the demand to Continue ReadingNo Comments