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A multimedia BLOG geared to help you drive your green strategy.

 

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IDLE-FREE Guy CONFESSES in Vancouver

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IDLE-FREE Guy confesses; I WAS the Canadian IDLER 

IDLE-FREE Guy interview at Global Speakers Summit, Vancouver

 

Highlights

 

 

See IDLE-FREE Guy EXPOSED by The Conference Reporter!

 

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18 Year Old American IDLE

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18 Year Old American IDLE 

Meet 18 year old Reed Schultz: next-gen leader of the green economy.

 

Highlights

 

  • Tackle global warming? Make it a positive, practical campaign

  • Reed’s lightbulb moment: wealthy country, poor air

  • Peers, teachers, congressmen: enthusiastic, majority support

  • Emotional buy-in: why 50 year olds listen to 18 year olds

 

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Green State of Mind – Inside IDLE-FREE Vermont

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Green State of Mind – Inside IDLE-FREE Vermont 

How does Wayne Michaud go from drag racing to driving a leading IDLE-FREE campaign?

 

Highlights

 

  • How this ‘happy car guy’ flipped a negative into a positive, leading green campaign in the U.S.

  • We can ‘be green’ and love our cars and trucks. Let’s just use ‘em as designed.

  • How kids influenced the state capitol

  • How kids touched the hearts of school bus drivers

 

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Fight global warming? Skip the SCARY meat loaf!

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Skip the SCARY meat loaf – go straight for the cake!

Why most of us avoid what’s lurking in the back of the fridge.

 

Highlights

  • Fight global warming? Skip the ‘SCARY meat loaf”!

  • ‘Emotional labor’ – what it is, how to avoid it!

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Twitter – The New Word of Mouth, with Anita Hovey

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It’s the new word of mouth. And it travels FAST.

Anita Hovey – leading ‘social butterfly’ on Twitter, mother of two, community champion, joins IDLE-FREE Guy.

 

Highlights

  • Why apps like Twitter are the new word of mouth.

  • Why social media fires-up non-profits and causes like ‘IDLE-FREE for our kids’.

  • Twitter’s not about what you had for breakfast. If competitors are using it and you aren’t; they could be eating your lunch.

Visit Anita at Twirp Communications.

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One Little Habit Offers Big Benefits, Cuts Puffer Risk

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IDLE-FREE Guy’s latest guest column, Auto & Trucking Atlantic.

 

It’s amazing how one little habit can add up to so much. This habit can:

 

  • Save Canadian motorists at least $3 billion a year in fuel

  • Cut thousands of tons of excess emissions annually

  • Reduce vehicle theft and $1 billion a year in insurance deductibles, healthcare,  legal and police services

 

If you acquire this habit, towns and cities, schools and teachers, doctors, and champions of the environment will likely applaud you.

READ the full article HERE

SEE the full edition of Auto & Trucking Atlantic Magazine, November, 2013 HERE

Get your complimentary subscription to Auto & Trucking Atlantic HERE

 

 

 

One Wee Word Could be Costing $Billions – Oct. 11, 2013

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WORDS are EVERYTHING.

Highlights:

  • ONE guy and TWO words: BIG change on CLIMATE

  • Park the word ‘ANTI’, watch go green buy-in GROW

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Dr. Goldbloom Likes Us – Sept. 26, 2013

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Here’s a potentially powerful strategy – community partners.

Highlights:

A pioneering pediatrician in Canada, Dr. Richard Goldbloom lends his support. SEE, HEAR why.

WHO might be ‘natural’ go green ‘partners’

WHO are community icons that may LIKE, promote your message with their influence and credibility?

Watch the video.

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Go Green ‘Power Tools’, Sept. 20, 2013

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Kids, choice of words, and real stories can change thinking / behavior …fast. 

Highlights:

The go green ‘power tools’ – what are they?
The power of kids – how they can change behavior
The power of stories – why story telling is like ‘being there’
‘Going green’ – like a modern day gold rush!

Hear the full post. You can also download into iTunes or your favorite MP3 player.

 

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