Posts Tagged ‘plastic’

Trash can trade-in

Never one to shy away from a good sustainability challenge, the Vancouver Green Team recently tackled the topic of office trash (or the lack thereof) at their center based near Portland, Oregon. The team started with a trash audit that…

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Getting “greener” on the greens

I’m pleased to introduce you to Matt Wadley from Corporate Communications, who is responsible for managing communications for Wells Fargo’s marketing efforts, including our sponsorship of the Wells Fargo Championship. As we’ve mentioned before on the blog, Wells Fargo aims…

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Plastics: A great or grim future?

It is my pleasure to introduce our Environmental Forum leaders to Joanne Lasnier. Joanne works with Wells Fargo’s wholesale marketing and internal communications team in San Francisco. She is a wonderful environmental advocate, serving on the leadership committee for the…

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Creative recycling in Florida

If you are a regular reader of our blog, then you know about our Eco Art program that helps to recognize the efforts of our many Green Teams. For our final quarter of the year, we are sending one of…

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The plastic purge challenge

As promised in my last post, I went grocery shopping with the intent to avoid all plastic packaged food products. So, how did it go? For starters, Mike SanClements was right: Plastic is, indeed, everywhere. It’s nearly inescapable. I did…

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Purge the plastic

Our editor en fuego, Henrik, pointed us to this great article on saving energy costs (and the environment) during these stiflingly hot summer months. (Though we wouldn’t know anything about that here in San Francisco—it was so foggy the other…

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Washed Ashore

What would you do with more than 7,000 pounds of plastic collected from nearby beaches? If you happened to be Angela Haseltine Pozzi, artist and executive director of the Artula Institute for Arts and Environmental Education, you’d use the opportunity…

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Sailing across an ocean of plastic

I’ll send an S.O.S. to the world. I hope that someone gets my message in a bottle. —The Police, “Message in a Bottle” In 2010, David de Rothschild, founder of Adventure Ecology, led an 8,000 nautical mile voyage across…

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