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News from April, 2012

Born-Again Plastics: Ecospan’s BioFlow Can Be Reincarnated Repeatedly

Monday, April 30th, 2012

TMCnet – Cheryl Kaften

Times change. When plastic was first developed at the beginning of the 20th century, it was considered nothing less than a “wonder product.” But now, we wonder how to get rid of it.

The standard plastic bag does not biodegrade, and by various estimates, is photodegradable only within 500 to 1,000 years. What’s more is according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), about 5 percent of total annual American petrochemical consumption goes into the production of plastic, so it contributes to fossil fuel dependence. (Full Article)

InsideView’s Ralf VonSosen Delivering Feature Address at AA-ISP on “Selling to People, Not Contacts”

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Press Release – InsideView

AA-ISP Leadership Summit — InsideView, the only social selling provider that reveals the person behind the contact, today announced that Ralf VonSosen, Vice President of Marketing, is delivering a feature address at the American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP) Leadership Summit 2012 in Dallas, Texas. Earning a reputation as the premier conference for inside sales leaders, the Leadership Summit is recognized for delivering informative, thought-provoking presentations and collaborative discussions relevant to today’s inside sales leaders.

Taking place Tuesday, April 17 at 11:30 a.m., VonSosen’s presentation, “Selling to People, Not Contacts,” explores how inside sales professionals can close more business in a world of social media and user-created content. Using today’s powerful new social selling applications, it is now possible to not only find the right person, but contact them at the right time, with the right message to create an instant connection. (FUll Article)

groSolar Commissions Solar PV Project for Burlington Schools

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

groSolar – Press Release

System Pays for itself in Less than Five Years

White River Junction, VT – Engineering, procurement and construction firm, groSolar, recently flipped the switch on a 229.8 KW solar PV system for the Burlington, Vermont school district. The system was paid for largely in part by grants from Vermont’s Renewable Energy Resource Center and Federal Treasury Grant 1603. The investment will produce enough solar electricity in the first five years of operation to pay for itself and was built through by way of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Burlington schools will purchase the solar electricity generated by the system, but the system itself is owned by third party developer, Encore Redevelopment. (Full Article)