You’ve been planning for months. That long-awaited family vacation to the beach is within sight. You can almost smell the saltiness of the ocean and feel the granules of sand tickling the soles of your feet. Sixty-eight percent of all family travelers will embark upon a summer getaway this year, of which about half plan to pack up the car and hit the road to their chosen destinations. Other travelers elect to go by air or train. Despite the mod of travel, over 100 million Americans plan to go on a family vacation this year.
Unfortunately, along […]
Every year since 1970, the global community has celebrated Earth Day, a collective effort to raise awareness of environmental concerns plaguing the planet. On April 22nd of that year, 20 million Americans gathered in parks, on college campuses, in auditoriums, and the like to advocate for a healthy sustainable environment, free from toxic clouds belched from smokestacks and toxins spilling into our waterways, poisoning fish and threatening our way of life. So powerful was that movement that it led to the creation of the United State Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the passage of the Clean Air, Clean Water, and […]
For years, scientists and government officials have warned the public about threats to the environment because of the rapidly growing population’s consumption of limited natural resources and, instead, encourage the use of eco-friendly products. As a result, many companies have opted out of developing products that contain harsh or toxic chemicals that may harm the planet and consumers; they’ve chosen, instead, to develop environmentally friendly products.
Sharon Reynolds, president and CEO of DevMar Products, LLC in Nashville, Tennessee, has grown her company to be one of the leaders in providing environmentally friendly cleaning and safety products to […]
Fever, chills, and massive headaches are the hallmark of one of the most dreaded viruses to hit the company breakroom. Influenza – commonly referred to as the seasonal flu – wreaks havoc on companies during the fall and winter months as coughing, sneezing, and runny noses spread germs from cubicle to cubicle, taking employees out one by one. According to the CDC, U.S. employees miss approximately 17 million workdays due to flu at an estimated $7 billion a year in sick days and lost productivity.
But companies do have a line of defense. Basic hygiene and proper infection control measures are […]