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

Lack of showers discourages many people from bicycling to work. If your building has a fitness center, allow showering by bicycle commuters.

HOW TO ACHIEVE CRITERIA:

Let everyone in your office know about the office's green success. The progress will give your Green Team and others in the office pride in how far you have come. 

Celebrate small successes. 
Recognition is key. 
Pat yourself... Read More

Hazardous waste is a waste with properties that make it dangerous or potentially harmful to human health or the environment. According to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act hazardous waste is a waste that appears on one of the four... Read More

Reward your bike-riding employees and customers with secure bike parking! A bike rack is unobtrusive and makes a quiet statement about a company’s commitment to the environment. Make bike parking visible, accessible, and consider covering it.... Read More

Get rewarded by spreading the word! List the businesses you've referred in the comment section of this question.

TIPS TO ACHIEVE CRITERIA:

  1. If you're part of an association or business group, ask to discuss the Challenge at... Read More

860,000 tons of plastic cups and plates from the municipal solid waste stream were landfilled in 2007 (EPA). This does not include plastic utensils and packaging. That's a lot of plastic! How low could your office go in waste generation? Could it... Read More

Go the extra green mile.

What do we mean by "innovative green practice"? It's a unique, green action that sets your company apart from others and shows your dedication to preserving the planet. It could be something as simple as... Read More

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) encourages the use of helpful insects and other less toxic pest control methods to eliminate pests naturally. Contrary to popular belief, a few pests are okay! Knowing how to control your garden area when there... Read More

In 2006, Americans drank about 167 bottles of water each, and only 23% of these bottles were recycled. That means 38 billion plastic water bottles ended up in landfills, where it will take 700 years to begin decomposing! 

What makes water... Read More

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