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Ray Parker Jr. and the Compostable Cup

by Chuck Peavey 30. September 2010 10:04

Marketing Events Going Green

I mentioned that last weekend; we publicly announced www.GreenCertifiedWeb.org, a green business certification company, at the Craig Duswalt Rockstar marketing Bootcamp. What I didn’t mention is that Ray Parker Jr. was there. See, that’s half the fun of doing Craig’s Rockstar Marketing Bootcamp, you never know who is going to show up... except that the next Bootcamp in March 2011 will have Kevin Cronin, the Lead Singer from REO Speedwagon

Chuck Peavey (Me) with Ray Parker Jr.

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What do Recycle Numbers on Plastic Mean?

by Chuck Peavey 9. September 2010 09:01

Plastics; what’s what?

I don’t know about you but those little numbers on recyclable products, I don’t understand them. I find myself looking at these and wondering what I’m supposed to do with them. So for my own benefit, I’m including them here. Perhaps you can benefit as well: More...

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Can Disposible Mean Eco-Friendly?

by Chuck Peavey 17. June 2010 22:33

Polylactic Acid (PLA)

Polylactic Acid Molecule

Until a few months ago, I was banking at Wachovia. I really liked them but they were bought by Wells Fargo so now I bank there. It's not that big of a deal. I need to walk an additional 300 yards from my office. I still see my same tellers, I can still write checks for my business, etc. but that's not the point of this article. The last few days, I noticed that my favorite Teller was using a "Green" Biodegradable cup made from Polylactic Acid (PLA) which is Biodegradable and Compostable... it's made from Corn.  I ask and it turns out that all through (at least that branch of Wells Fargo), this is the only type of disposable cup used.  This is just one small effort to be more Green. More...

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Categories: going green