Archive for October 2010

The Salmon River project

Today I’m pleased to introduce guest blogger, Marissa (Missy) Paulson, a recent graduate of David Douglas High School in Portland, Ore. Missy was a project lead with The Freshwater Trust organization, a group that Wells Fargo supports through our environmental…

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Putting energy use on ice

I recently traveled to Alaska, where I spent an entire day in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve located in the southeast corner of our 49th state. From the wrap-around deck of a tour boat, the few other passengers and…

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Trash talk

Some interesting news came up recently in my hometown of San Francisco. Currently our landfill waste is trucked about 45 miles east to the privately-owned Altamont Landfill in Livermore, Calif. If you clicked on that previous link, you read that…

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Imagine H2O’s $100,000 contest for energy-saving water startups

Have you ever thought about the amount of electricity it takes to get water from its source to the faucet in your home? In California, depending where you live, the amount of electricity used to bring clean water to home…

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A day at the farm

September has always been a big month at Wells Fargo — it’s the month of our Community Support Campaign. As a part of this campaign, every Wells Fargo Team Member is called upon to contribute to their community in a…

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Let’s go solar!

If Miguel Garza and his family can go solar, so can you! Featured below are photos from our latest effort with GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit solar installer dedicated to bringing the benefits of solar power to the low-income families who…

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Here comes the sun

Today we are excited to announce that we are expanding our Solar Home Equity Promotion to our customers in Southern California (PDF). Currently this promotion also applies to our residential customers in Colorado and today we are expanding this pilot…

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October’s Poll of the Month: paying bills online

It’s October, which can mean only one thing: It’s time for a new Poll of the Month! Thanks as usual to those of you who participated in September’s poll. This month, we wanted to ask a simple question: Do you…

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7% GHG reduction

Good news! We reduced our greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by seven percent in 2009! With this initial reduction, we’re on our way to achieving our GHG reduction goal of 20 percent below 2008 levels by 2018. It’s a goal that’s…

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