Quantcast

Hot Topics

Wash clothes in cold water. Most laundry soaps now offer cold-water alternatives. Consumers can save 90 percent of the energy used to wash clothes by switching to cold water.
Search

Follow Us

facebook_logo Twitter_promo

Story Archive

Tagged : bank-of-america


Move Your Money and Bank Transfer Day (Nov. 5) reach critical mass

November 4th, 2011

If you’re an “average American” as the politicians like to call us, you may not be able to quit your job and camp in the street to show you’re simpatico with Occupy Wall Street.

The mask associated with Bank Transfer Day.

[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , , , , , ,

Rainforest Action Network calls Bank of America leading coal financier

October 11th, 2011

As the Occupy Wall Street movement rails against corporate greed and wrongdoing by large banks, the Rainforest Action Campaign has singled out one bank that it considers to be the worst in the crowd, the Bank of America.

[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , ,

Banks plant trees for customers who opt out of paper statements

August 25th, 2009

From Green Right Now Reports

There’s a nice symmetry to this green trend that’s taken root among financial institutions. Aware that their paper-spewing tendencies carry a high carbon price (not to mention their actual price), many banks and credit companies are planting trees for customers who agree to forgo paper statements.

The latest to announce such a tree-planting project is the Kinecta Federal Credit Union in Manhattan Beach, Calif. Kinecta will make a donation to plant a tree in the Brazilian Rain Forest for every customer who converts to electronic statements between now and Sept. 30.

“Our intention is not only to show our commitment to being a green organization, but also to motivate our members to consider the positive global impact even the smallest decision can have,” said Shannon Doiron, Director of Marketing & eCommerce in a news release. “Collectively, credit union members can make a tremendous difference simply by opting out of paper statements.”

[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , , , , , , ,

California honors 2008 Enviroment & Economic Leadership winners

November 26th, 2008

Green Right Now

California this week honored 21 companies and organizations with the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards, the state’s highest prize for contributions to environmental issues.

The Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards program was established in 1993. Recipients are selected by a large panel of evaluators and the Secretaries of Cal/EPA, the Resources Agency, Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, the Department of Food and Agriculture, the State and Consumer Services Agency, and the Governor’s Office. It honors projects in nine categories.

Here are the 2008 award winners in each category with comments from the California EPA:

[Read more →]

Tags: · , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Featured Bloggers

Subscribe to Our Newsletter
Subscribe to Our Newsletter


E-mail Address:
HTML         Text
Writer Bios | About Greenrightnow | Contact Us
© Copyright 2014 Greenrightnow | Distributed by Noofangle Media