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Carolyn Bigda warns about "green washing." Carolyn Bigda, who writes the business column Getting Started, recently warned about "green washing," a term dubbed to describe companies that profess to be green and distribute green marketing materials, but only do the…

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Albino deer by water in Cary, NC

Rare Wildlife Spotted

For the past few years our lead account manager has been spotting a rare albino deer in his inner-city neighborhood near Cary, NC. No-one wanted to believe him when he told the story, but now the animal has been captured…

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If It’s Yellow…

Being a green printer and having been involved in the business of eco-friendly printing since 1987, I am keenly interested in all aspects of conservation. Our offset printing presses use water, but not very much. However the paper-making process, including…

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Illustration of Barefoot Press office

Our Recycled Building

When our lease finally ran out last year on our home of 14 years on West Martin Street in downtown Raleigh, NC, we went looking for a building we could afford to purchase. Our search was concentrated inside the beltline,…

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China bans plastic shopping bags

In reaction to the environmental impact of billions of thin plastic bags floating around China, the government has banned their production altogether. The backers of the law hope that this will lead to greater environmental awareness throughout the population. Going…

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Water Conservation Tips

Ordering green printing is a great start, but there are many things you can do to make your office and your life more eco-friendly. As most of our local customers know, the Triangle area is in a record drought. Like…

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