<html> <head> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=unicode"> <link rel=Edit-Time-Data href="2010-09GLNews_files/editdata.mso"> <link rel=themeData href="2010-09GLNews_files/themedata.thmx"> <link rel=colorSchemeMapping href="2010-09GLNews_files/colorschememapping.xml"> <style> .MenuLinks { font-family: Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 9pt; font-weight: bold; color: #003300; text-decoration: none; } <!-- .WordSection1 {page:WordSection1; text-align: center;} .nav { font-family: Tahoma, Verdana, Arial; font-size: 12px; font-weight: bold; color: #003300; text-decoration: none; } a.nav { text-decoration: none; } --> </style> <title>April 2011 Green Office News - Special Earth Day Edition</title> </head> <body bgcolor="#FFFFFF"> <div align="center" class=WordSection1> <table border=1 align="center" cellpadding=0 cellspacing=0> <tr> <td> <table border=0 cellspacing=0 cellpadding=0 width=675> <tr> <td bgcolor="#CBCB99"><p><img width=160 height=80 src="2011-04GLNews_files/image001.jpg" align=left alt="Greenline Paper Logo" name="GLP_HEADER" fonttype=0 v:shapes="_x0000_s1026"></p></td> <td valign=bottom bgcolor="#CBCB99"> <p align=right > <span style='font-size:36.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>G</span> <span style='font-size:24.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>REEN&nbsp;</span> <span style='font-size:36.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>O</span> <span style='font-size:24.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>FFICE&nbsp;</span> <span style='font-size:36.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>N</span> <span style='font-size:24.0pt;font-family:"Garamond","serif"'>EWS</span> <span style='font-size:7.5pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:black'><strong>TM&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></span> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan=2><img width=677 height=1 src="2010-09GLNews_files/image002.gif"></td> </tr> <tr> <td width=188 valign=top class="MsoNormalTable" style='width:141.0pt;background:#CBCB99; 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Receive a free window decal</a><br> <br> <br> </div> <div align="center"> <a href="http://www.greenlinepaper.com/lists/?p=subscribe"><img src="http://www.greenlinepaper.com/lists/images/2.jpg" alt="Subscribe to our Newsletter" width=100 height=100 vspace="5" border=0></a><br> <a href="http://www.greenlinepaper.com/lists/?p=subscribe" class="MenuLinks">Subscribe to our Newsletter</a> </div></td> <td width=485 valign=top class="MsoNormalTable" style="margin:5px 5px 5px 5px"><p style='background:white'><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:black'><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:black'><img border=0 width=490 height=300 src="2011-04GLNews_files/image006.jpg" v:shapes="_x0000_i1030"></span> </span></p> <p style='background:white'><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:black'>Earth Day 2011:<em><span style='font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>&nbsp;</span></em>&nbsp;</span><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";color:#339966'>A Billion Acts of Green</span><sup><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family: &quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#339966'></span></sup></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>April 22<sup>nd</sup>, Earth Day 2011, is a day that unites people planet wide in a variety of actions for a healthier environment.&nbsp;The theme for this year s celebration is A Billion Acts of Green</span><sup><span style='font-size:7.5pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:black'></span></sup><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'> - the largest environmental service campaign in the world.&nbsp;It enlists commitments small and large from individuals to governments and corporations to quantify their <i>acts of green</i> through an easy-to-use online registration tool at the <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAlcYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">Earth Day Network</a>.&nbsp;The goal is to register one billion commitments in advance of the Earth Summit in&nbsp;Rio de Janeiro&nbsp;in 2012.&nbsp;You may register your act of green <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAlQYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">here.</a></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><span style='font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:#339966'>Your green office</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>Your business or home office is a great place to make a solid commitment&nbsp;for Earth Day.&nbsp;We did some research with some help from our friends at <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAlUYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">Green America</a> (and with deference to David Letterman) and we came up with a list of the 10 Most Best Things you can do to green your office:</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>10. Get certified!</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'> - A free Green Office Certification</span><sup><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'></span></sup><span style='font-size:10.0pt; font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:black'> is available <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAlEYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">here</a>.&nbsp; Just take the on-line questionnaire and you will receive an electronic graphic for your website and a free decal for your window or door.&nbsp;</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>9. Get off the junk mail lists</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>  Help let the trees breathe easier and uncomplicate your life by getting off the junk mail lists.&nbsp;You can get help with this <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAloYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">here.</a></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>8. Encourage the use of green transportation</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>  Offer incentives to encourage employees to take public transportation, walk, bike, or car pool.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>7. Switch to compact fluorescent or LED lighting</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:black'>  While the initial investment may cost more, you will save money in the long run and use less energy.&nbsp; Find CFLs <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAlsYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">here.</a></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>6. Recycle everything possible!</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>  If your building does not already offer recycling, look for an independent recycling firm or take recyclables to a recycling center.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>5. Ditch the foam cups!!</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>  Polystyrene products are an environmental hazard throughout their entire life cycle.&nbsp;Instead purchase compostable cups, plates and forks or better yet buy re-usable tableware for the office.&nbsp; <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAVIYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">See compostable.</a></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>4. Introduce fair trade certified coffee &amp; tea to your workplace</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt; font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color:black'>  Green America is encouraging workplaces all across the country to become Fair Trade Workplaces.&nbsp;Fair trade products insure economic security to earth-respecting, organic farmers worldwide. <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCA1oYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">See fair trade.</a></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>3.&nbsp;Use remanufactured toner cartridges</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>  This is another money saving idea that keeps nasty plastics and metals from the waste stream and gives toner cores extended life-cycle use.&nbsp;See <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCA1AYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">toners.</a></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>2. Switch your office to 100% recycled paper</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>  Paper accounts for roughly 40% of all municipal waste.&nbsp;Recycled paper saves energy, water, landfill space and most importantly, carbon-absorbing forests.&nbsp; <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAVMYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">See paper here.</a></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>1.&nbsp;Join a&nbsp;green energy partnership</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>  You can offset your offices carbon footprint with a renewable energy company such as <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAVAYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">Native Energy</a>, <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAVEYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">Green Mountain Energy,</a> <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAVYYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">Community Energy</a>, etc.&nbsp;If unavailable, contact <a href="http://greenlinepaper.com/lists/lt.php?id=ekQBUgwCAVcYDAdJBw0GUA%3D%3D">CarbonFund.org </a>and they will offset your footprint through membership.</span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><i><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:#339966'>Happy Earth Day 2011!</span></i></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='text-align:justify;background:white'><span style='font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";"Times New Roman";color:black'>&nbsp;<img src="http://www.greenlinepaper.com/lists/uploadimages/msg_media/image/Kids%20E-Day.jpg" alt="Kids Earth Day" width=460 height=306 border=0 id="_x0000_i1031"></span></p></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan=2><img border=0 width=677 height=1 src="2010-09GLNews_files/image002.gif"></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan=2 bgcolor="#CDCD99" class="Normal"><p align=center style='text-align:center'><b><span style='font-size:9.0pt; font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333'><br> For inquiries about our products, please call 800-641-1117 and our<br> customer support team would be happy to assist you.<br> <br> </span></b></p> </td> </tr> </table></td> </tr> </table> </div> </body> </html>