links for 2007-01-09

  • “It’s hard to find a Web service that doesn’t offer a free trial. But just try canceling. We did, and the results weren’t always pretty.”
    (tags: service online)
  • “Wal-Mart is the nation’s largest private energy user. Each of the discount giant’s 2, 074 supercenters uses an average of 1.5 million kilowatt-hours per year; combined, that’s enough to power Chile.”
    (tags: energy walmart)
  • “I often see people recommend that you save 10 percent of your salary for retirement. Does that 10 percent include any employer matching funds? Or should you be saving 10 percent on your own aside from anything additional…”

One Response to “links for 2007-01-09”

  1. Anonymous

    In these here parts (Canada) the local Walmarts have switched to 100% green electricity, specifically, they use Bullfrog Power:

    http://www.bullfrogpower.com/

    Which I think is pretty nifty, as it means all those dollars they spend using that much electricity goes to clean, renewable electricity producers who are displacing polluting and CO2-emitting electricity production on the grid.

    Pretty nifty, huh?

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