The Red Sox are headed to the World Series, thanks to an 11-2 trouncing of the Cleveland Indians in the final game of the American League Championship Series. But the Sox aren't just making news on the sports pages. They've also recently announced a
By 2012, fans at Fenway will munch local hot dogs and locally grown organic produce under energy-efficient lights while drinking local beer in cornstarch-based cups. The club is even considering installing solar panels to reduce the electricity it draws from power plants.
Those efforts come on top of existing initiatives to use nontoxic cleaning products and to recycle: The club so far this season has recycled 10 tons of cardboard, saving an estimated 170 mature trees, 4,600 gallons of oil, 70,000 gallons of water and 41,000 kilowatt hours of electricity.
Think your company is too small to be able to afford such a move? Well, think again. Here are a few things you can do to make your operation environmentally friendly and save money:Reduce Your Energy Use Start by upgrading your lighting. Replace any incandescent bulbs with