Tips to Navigating the Green Waters

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Feb 3, 2011 2:26 PM ET

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Compa…

Are you lost in a sea of green?  Without a guide book to navigate the way, the growth in public eco awareness has been largely through personal experience and situational application.  While general concepts can be used to describe the broad topic of living green, many of our clients approach us with confusion as to where to start in living a sustainable lifestyle.        

Sustainable living refers to a lifestyle and set of choices that minimizes a person's environmental impact.  Why is living a sustainable lifestyle appealing?  A sustainable lifestyle is chosen for a host of reasons.  Some clients are inspired to protect natural resources while others are called to ensure healthier living.  There are those that embrace a sustainable lifestyle because it makes sense financially.  Regardless of the source of inspiration, many of our clients have found success in our eco friendly consulting to get them started in the direction of living green.       As a green living consultant, I approach living green using an inspirational mindset.  First, follow that path that is most inspiring to you.  What gets you going? Excited? Wanting to take that eco action?  Then, momentum grows with eco awareness in the areas that interest you.  Remember, daily habits and those we do regularly have the most impact and add up. Click here to continue reading.


Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".