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Apr 17, 2013 at 5:08 PM
Keep the Momentum Going


Through eleven weeks of the KARE 11 Great Green Challenge, viewers witnessed recycling champion Meteorologist Laura Betker raise awareness with her co-workers and change behaviors. Laura's successful experience is...
Apr 16, 2013 at 4:21 PM
Over the 11 weeks, we've made a lot of internal changes at KARE 11 for the Great Green Challenge. For the final week, week 11, we wanted to highlight a business that's been making some of those changes right along with us and that brings me to Saint...
Apr 9, 2013 at 5:38 PM
As KARE 11 nears the end of the Great Green Challenge, newsroom staff says they have learned a lot in the past 10 weeks.
Apr 9, 2013 at 4:44 PM
Employee participation and training is critical to the success of any
business' recycling program. Spread the news about your recycling
efforts to maximize participation.
Apr 2, 2013 at 3:22 PM
Spring is a good time to consider eco-friendly landscaping practices that focus on using:
Apr 2, 2013 at 12:34 PM


The spring gardening season isn't quite here yet, but there are some things you can do to 'get ready' for the green season-- that are green-- in themselves.

Like many of you, I'm ready to get working in the yard... planting, perhaps...
Mar 26, 2013 at 2:55 PM
You may not have noticed, but your business started going "green" when
purchasing managers ditched the huge paper catalogs they used to order
supplies and began ordering online. Another way your business can go
green is to buy green products.
Mar 26, 2013 at 7:24 AM
Buying green products is a big part of going green, and when it comes to businesses, it's even more important.
Mar 19, 2013 at 5:18 PM
The latest addition to the KARE 11 family, just in time for week 7 of the Great Green Challenge, is a compost bin!
Mar 19, 2013 at 9:34 AM
About 55 percent of the Twin Cities metro region's waste comes from
businesses.  That's 1.9 million tons of waste every year. And, nearly 11
percent of that waste consists of food and food-soiled paper.
Mar 12, 2013 at 3:31 PM
Imagine this scene: You walk into a meeting and see dozens of StyrofoamTM
coffee cups, stacks of copies of agendas and reports and more pastries
than your group could consume at two meetings. Is this environmentally
friendly?
Mar 12, 2013 at 3:26 PM
The KARE 11 main conference room is home to a lot of meetings, and we have found that it can be a great place to go green by reducing waste before it becomes waste.
Mar 5, 2013 at 3:26 PM
Waste generated by businesses can be reduced through the socially and
environmentally responsible act of donation. Many social service
organizations in the Twin Cities metro area are in continuous need of
food, clothing, household items, and office
Mar 3, 2013 at 9:03 PM
The Great Green Challenge is all about Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, but this week we put emphasis on the second "R".
Feb 26, 2013 at 1:48 PM
I've been preaching recycling here in the newsroom for 4 weeks now and here's what I've found; the easier we make it to recycle, the more my coworkers will put their paper, bottles and cans in the proper bin.