Green Tips

On January 30, 2017, Flagship Cruises & Events (Flagship) of San Diego was one of three organizations recognized with the first ever Ultra Green Fuel Technologies 2016 Environmental Award for outstanding sustainable fuel efforts. Flagship... Read More

What are the benefits of high efficiency lighting?

Electronic copies save paper, postage, and storage space. They also allow for electronic search capabilities, which you don't get with a paper copy. Any document that does not need to be signed or otherwise used in hard-copy format can be... Read More

The first step in changing the way your staff gets to work is by finding out how they get to work.


Most don't think that vending machines are energy hogs, but they consume a good amount of energy because they are on all day and even nights and weekends when no one is there. A vending machine runs 24/7 and costs ~$300/year in electricity.... Read More

Compost use can result in a variety of environmental benefits. 

The following are a few of the most important benefits:
-Compost Helps Prevent Pollution. Composting organic materials that have been diverted from landfills... Read More

Teleconferencing could reduce greenhouse emissions by 199.8 million tons, if 10% of airline travel could be replaced by teleconferencing over the next 10 years. Employers reduce travel expenses for airfare, lodging, etc while conducting business... Read More

A "Green Team" is essential in maintaining enthusiasm, producing creative ideas, and engaging employees. By working together, your greening efforts will be a success! 

You may be asking... How many people should be on my Green Team?... Read More

The average cell phone is replaced (or upgraded) every 18 to 24 months. That's a lot of cell phones. When it's time to retire your old cell phones or replace your rechargeable batteries, don't forget to recycle them. You'll help preserve natural... Read More

Transit benefit programs are free and save employers and employees money because most programs apply pre-tax dollars towards the program.

Simple Steps to Take

  1. Discuss with the Green Team and senior management to see if you... Read More


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