Posts Tagged: earth day

Happy Earth Day from America’s State Parks

This year marks 40 years of Earth Day celebrations. America’s State Parks celebrate Earth Day every day as they conserve land for the enjoyment of us all. America’s State Parks are destinations for outdoor recreation and quality nature and historical programming. Why not visit a state park for this earth day – there’s one not… Read more »

Earth Day and Energy Efficiency: GovLoop Poll Results

In anticipation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Earth Day 2010 today, we worked with GovLoop last week to poll community members on workplace habits related to energy efficiency. I was pleased and encouraged by the over 150 responses to our poll, which consisted of the following three questions: 1) How does energy efficiency influence… Read more »

Hug-a-Blue-Planet Day

How many blue planets do you know…and love? Today is the day to celebrate Planet Earth — the one with the atmospheric thin blue line that supports life as we know it. Earth: Thin Blue Line Pretty amazing, when you think about it. Of all the stars and all the galaxies out there, our fragile… Read more »

Earth Day Results – Does the Government Want More Green IT?

Last week we did a pretty cool poll with our partner HP on “Does the Government Want More IT?” Check out the results…Pretty fascinating. Does the Government Want More Green IT? View more documents from GovLoop. An interesting note – I’m one of those teleworkers who has gotten in a bad habit of not powering… Read more »

40th Anniversary of EPA’s Earth Day

As we rapidly approach the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Earth Day on April 22, I am excited and encouraged by the stellar progress the federal government has made in the area of energy efficiency. Recently, the federal government announced that it will take steps to cut its energy use and reduce… Read more »

Using Less Energy is Good for the Business of Government

For 40 years, Earth Day has helped us all realize that simple acts can make a big difference in using our resources more wisely! Saving energy is something we can all do, and it doesn’t require a lot of effort to make a difference. Which got us thinking… We all know that the federal government… Read more »