Now This: paper made from panda poop?

26 11 2007

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A dispatch.

Outpost Magazine recently published a story about recycling panda poop into paper. Seriously – now THIS is recycling! Panda’s eat massive quantities of bamboo, and lots of it comes out the other end as fiber-rich excrement. Read the rest of this entry »

Treeless paper: it’s true, it exists and other appetizers

14 11 2007


A dispatch.

Garden Wise Guy (aka Billy G.) wrote in to comment on a recent article on easy, tree-loving office tips.

Green Printer,

Good start for a conversation. Two of your items left me wanting to
try them but more information is needed. How about an explanation of
what “treeless paper” is and how one finds it? Purveyors?
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Got a green business? First pit stop: get yourself an environmentally conscious designer

12 11 2007


A dispatch.

Once in a while, we like to scope out – and bring you – some of the best talent on the planet oozing out of the fast-growing, environmentally-friendly design industry. Okay, the planet is a stretch, let’s say this continent for this post.. Read the rest of this entry »

7 deadly blog sins thou shall not commit on thy eco-blog

11 11 2007




Besides loving chic elk and using eloquent Shakespearean language to speak about the beauty of treeless paper, sustainable printing technologies and paper that’s good to the planet, we devout tree-huggers here at Green Printer love to give you cool ideas to start and skyrocket your own eco-blog. Read the rest of this entry »

The “Thongs of Mass (Forest) Destruction” and other reasons businesses should pay attention to online activism

9 11 2007


A dispatch.

Victoria’s Secret’s executives never expected this story to skyrocket from the underground level of blogs and hack basements to full page ad coverage of the likes of the New York Times. And, we didn’t even get to the part of Victoria’s Secret garnering a legal (and reputation) bill longer than Gisele Bundchen’s legs but there you have it: a case study that blogs have power and consumers are watching your every (un)green move.

Environmental activists are getting more sophisticated and more entrenched into the corporate boardroom than ever before, recognizing even how corporations manipulate Google to manage their billion dollar reputation online.
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