EPA Encourages Ways to Travel Green by Checking into an Energy Star Labeled Hotel
May 27, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington, is encouraging people to travel green while on the road this summer, and choosing hotels that have earned EPA’s Energy Star is a great place to start. Energy Star labeled hotels are independently verified to meet strict energy efficiency performance levels set by EPA.

7 Chic Green Fashion Items Celebrities are Wearing Now
May 26, 2010

Season after season, celebrities define fashion trends -- and since they have VIP-access to styles long before the average consumer, it makes sense that they are dubbed trend-setters. Fortunately, celebs are embracing apparel and accessories designed by green fashion designers, and therefore influencing the buying habits of their fans.

Sweda Debuts New LifeSTYLES Catalog
May 4, 2010

City of Industry, California-based Sweda Company it will debut its new catalog LifeSTYLES that features sections based on exercise and wellness; comfort and convenience; education and youth; and an eco-affordable section. The 64-page LifeSTYLES catalog will also highlight the company's new alliance with 3M Post-it Brand products. “LifeSTYLES introduces a new spin on how we…

Wentworth Replaces Lage, Joins BIC Advertising & Promotional Products
April 15, 2010

BIC Advertising & Promotional Products, Clearwater, Fla., is pleased to announce that Quenten Wentworth has joined the organization as vice president and general manager responsible for sales, trade marketing and customer relations for Norwood and BIC Graphic North America effective April 12, 2010.  Wentworth brings Norwood and BIC more than 20 years of leadership experience, most recently serving as general manager and vice president of the Convenience and Gas Channel at Pepsi Bottling Group Inc.

UPS Goes from Brown to Green
April 8, 2010

Atlanta-based UPS announced its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles expanded with the deployment of 200 next-generation hybrid electric delivery trucks in eight U.S. cities.

EPA Proposes Adding More Chemicals to Toxics Release Inventory List
April 6, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington, is proposing to add 16 chemicals to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) list of reportable chemicals, the first expansion of the program in more than a decade. Established as part of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA), TRI is a publicly available EPA database…

SFI Again Part of White House Easter Egg Roll
April 5, 2010

The egg packaging for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll has been made from Washington-based Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) chain-of-custody certified paperboard. This is the second consecutive year in which SFI products have been used.