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Printers and Indoor Air Quality

I recently did some research about chemicals emitted by printers.  Basically, what I found is: Laser copy machines are worse than ink jets or all-in-one's.  Anything with toner is going to be worse.  They are all worse when working than when in standby. 

Here are a couple of sites for further info: Read more »

AR Earth Day is Recruiting New Board Members!

Arkansas Earth Day Foundation is accepting new applications for membership on our Board of Directors! We invite you to join us!

We are seeking the inclusion of individuals involved with businesses, organizations, and projects which contribute to or support environmental sustainability. We need you to help “Hope Grow”!

Please see the attached letter for further info. 

Deadline is September 5th!

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Arco Iris Earth Care Project in AR


Check it out!:

Throwplace : A Sort of Freecycle on Steroids

"How Green Business Works"

As organizations continue their commitment to sustainability and responsibility to our environment, we have learned 1 thing:  “there is always more to learn”. 
The University of Arkansas Career Development Center invites you to be our guest at the Arkansas World Trade Center on September 23, 2008 (8:30-10:30 a.m.) for “How Green Business Works”.  Read more »

Magna IV - Green Printer in LR!

Magna IV is making great strides in becoming the leading eco friendly printer in the mid south.

With all our graphic capabilities we are what we say we are, "Printing for all types"  We can handle the smallest job to the largest print project you can imagine.  With our newest piece of equipment we can print on a variety of smooth, flat material up to 1.5" thick, with a dimension of 4' x 8'.  To compliment this type of work, we have also added an I-Cut machine to custom cut your project as detailed as you require. Read more »

Low-Impact Development Workshop in Little Rock

The Mid-South Watershed Training Program Presents:


"Low Impact Development Workshop"


Courtyard by Marriot, River Market District, Little Rock, Arkansas

 September 4th & 5th, 2008

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National Trails Symposium in Little Rock

Little Rockwas chosen for the 2008 Symposium because of the city's innovative approaches to taking trails to the next level.  Read more »

City Beautiful Commission Seeks Nominations for Landscape Awards

City Beautiful Commission Seeks Nominations for Landscape Awards
The Little Rock City Beautiful Commission is requesting nominations for the 2008 City Beautiful Landscape Awards. Read more »