26 Apr '11, 1pm

More on The Benefits of Standing Desks (And How To Build One On The Cheap)

More on The Benefits of Standing Desks (And How To Build One On The Cheap)

Potentially. More accurately, you won't gain the 2 to 3 pounds a year you would have gained by sitting at your desk, since standing burns more calories than sitting. If you up the ante by adding a treadmill to your standing desk setup and walking at a pace of 1 mph while working, you could burn up to 100 calories an hour. Sustain that pace for 7 hours and you'll walk off the caloric equivalent of a pound each five-day workweek.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/more-on-benefits-...

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Arbor Day Project Puts Price Tag on Trees

Arbor Day Project Puts Price Tag on Trees

earth911.com 28 Apr '11, 11am

Want to double or even triple the return on your investment? Plant a tree. On Arbor Day, Friday, hundreds of Chicago-area ...