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How Recycling Your DVR Can Create Jobs for Challenged Workers

September 26th, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Consumer electronics create massive amounts of waste... and massive opportunities for recycling. Much of the e-waste slated for recycling, however, gets dumped in developing countries where poor safety practices create health threats for workers and community members. Couldn't all of this usable waste serve the creation of safe, meaningful jobs? DISH thinks so, and has announced a partnership that will create jobs for workers with challenges finding and keeping employment

Gardening Leave: a New Way to Organize the Work Week?

October 11th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Would offering employees a four-day work week in exchange for gardening time make them more productive? Happier? Healthier? These are just a few of the good reasons for companies to implement "gardening leave."

Green Business Blog Carnival #13

September 3rd, 2010 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up… it’s Carnival time! Welcome to the greatest show in the green [&hellip

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