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Artists Co-working Space to Open in Scottsdale

by in Lifestyle

The historic arts district of Old Town Scottsdale will be the site of new co-working community for artists that is the first of its kind in the United States. The Creative Center of Scottsdale is a community for artists including sculptors, to painters, to photographers, to graphic designers, mixed-media artists as well as businesses and… Read More →

Verismic Software Helps Businesses Conserve Energy, Save Money

smart phone
by in Blogs | Green

With the technology era continuously booming with new inventions and ways to make our lives easier, the question of “What will they think of next?” always seems to follow after the unveiling of a new product. With the launch of their new creation, Verismic Software has reached a new level of tying technology in with… Read More →

Adding A Splash Of Green To Your Marketing Campaign Can Help You Hit The Right Target Market

Green Marketing

What makes marketing a green product or service different from any other type of marketing campaign? In some ways, nothing; in other ways, green marketing can be a different animal. In addition to selling a product or service, green marketing seeks to change the way the buyer thinks about the product or service, encouraging a… Read More →

Otis Elevator Company Shows The Way To Green

Otis Elevator 2011
by in Blogs | Economy | Finance | Green | Small Biz

Otis Elevator Company, a unit of United Technologies Corporation, launched a major global environmental program Feb. 8th called The Way to Green. The program is designed to extend to every aspect of their business — from design and manufacturing to products and end-of-life recycling. The Way to Green is designed to significantly boost the companies’… Read More →

Green News Roundup – UniSource Teaches Sustainability To Kids, Commercial Energy Solutions

Unisource teaches kids sustainability
by in Blogs | Economy | Education | Finance | Green

The next generation of “green” collaborators is being influenced to conserve our resources for their future through fun and games. UniSource Energy Services (UES), which operates natural gas and electric systems for more than 230,000 customers in northern and southern Arizona, provides educational programs and services to kids. Sustainability For Kids Energy Efficient World is… Read More →

10 Ways To Go Green For Free In Your Home

Going green 2011
by in Blogs | Economy | Green

“Going Green” is more than a term for saving our planet; it’s a lifestyle. Changing the way you perform everyday household activities can help you save money, energy and time. You don’t have to leave home or spend money to turn your house green. The following simple activities take little to no effort to increase… Read More →

Speaker: Kevin Woodhurst ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011
by in Events | Green

Kevin Woodhurst, Dolphin Pools and Spas Kevin Woodhurst has been building and promoting energy efficient pools since 1996. The companies that he has owned or worked with utilize the latest technologies and standards in order to deliver consumer and environmentally projects that save or conserve natural resources. Kevin has been a student to the pool… Read More →

Electric Cars For The Eco-Friendly Commuter

TeslaRoadster Electric Car
by in Executive Lifestyle | Green | Tech

“Going green” can be difficult in a city like Phoenix. You can keep track of your recyclables, buy organic and even compost, but what about that long commute every Monday through Friday? There are a few options open for those determined to reduce their carbon footprint: bus, light rail, carpool, bicycle or some combination thereof.… Read More →

Yoga Studio Is “Blissful” About Expanding And Being Eco-Friendly

Four women hanging upside down in yoga harnesses
by in Featured | Green | Healthcare

Expanding in a recession and going green – impossible? Not for Blissful Yoga in Glendale. The yoga studio is establishing three new studios in the next year while utilizing renewable materials and sustainable designs throughout the company. “In this economy, who knew, right?” says Carrie Clark, the operations manager and a yoga instructor at Blissful… Read More →

The Untapped Niche Of Green Aftermarket Auto Care

Untapped Niche 2010
by in Blogs | Economy | Green

By Rissy Sutherland Going green is a major step to take, but it’s the right step for businesses, their customers and the planet. In late 2007, Honest-1 Auto Care hired a market research/strategic marketing agency to help discover an untapped niche in the aftermarket auto care and maintenance industry. Results of the research project revealed… Read More →

Going Green For Dummies: One Company’s Evolving Journey Into Eco-Consciousness

Empty water bootles, tin cans and a recycle bin
by in Blogs | Featured | Green

A couple of months back I got on a call with members of the Sierra Club’s Grand Canyon Chapter to discuss ways the company I work for, Jawa, could do its part to go green.  We are fortunate here at Jawa, getting meals catered daily and unlimited snacks (yes, I’ve gained weight since working here);… Read More →

Greenway Health Goes Green In July

Walking to Work
by in Blogs | Green | Workforce

Most people would think you were crazy if you walked to work in Arizona’s July heat.  But at Greenway Health, that shows a commitment to the company’s green efforts. Some employees at Greenway Health are so committed to the July “Greenway Goes Green” month that they’re braving the scorching summer temperatures to bike and walk… Read More →

Green News Roundup – LED Lights, Cothing Recycling Progams And More

Recycling CLothes and more
by in Blogs | Green

Welcome to our weekly green news roundup. This week we’ve gathered stories about LED lights, clothing recycling programs, a solar-powered plane and more. Please feel free to send along any interesting stories you’d like to see featured in the roundup by e-mailing me at kasia@azbigmedia.com. Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on sustainability… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Volunteer Of The Year

Amy Stephens Volunteer Of The Year - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: Amy Stephens, Co-Founder · Stephens ID & Associates Amy Stephens volunteers her time, creativity and… Read More →