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Myanmar’s eco-friendly startup transforms trash into treasure—and jobs

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4 mentions7 days ago
Trash is a big problem in Myanmar. Garbage is scattered in the streets with smells of burning trash never far behind—but an innovative social enterprise has found a way to ...

20 Ideas for Earth Day Promotions

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6 mentions1 week ago
Earth Day is just around the corner. And for businesses, the holiday offers some unique promotional opportunities. Whether you sell eco-friendly products in a retail setting or run a service-based ...

Six megatrends that could alter the course of sustainable development

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We are approaching two years into implementing the ambitious 2030 Agenda – a historic agreement to end poverty, combat inequalities, promote peaceful and inclusive societies, and protect the environment. The ...

Kroger Goes Earth-Friendly in New Program

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2 mentions7 days ago
The program aligns with the company’s goal to have zero waste by 2020 With Earth Day coming up, Kroger is bringing on a new program to encourage sustainable and earth-friendly ...

Vitro Architectural Glass to be Founding Sponsor of Pittsburgh’s Living Product Hub

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PITTSBURGH, April 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has been named the first founding sponsor of the Living Product Hub in Pittsburgh, opening April 18.

How Green is Your Alley?

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By Lynn Freehill-Maye | Like many alleys in Detroit, one back route in Midtown was long studded with broken glass. For years, it was a stretch of pavement, dumpsters, and ...

Australian Homebuilder Will Include A Tesla Powerwall In Every New Home

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2 mentions7 days ago
A Tesla Powerwall can help homeowners slash electric bills by up to 92%. Because the Tesla Powerwall allows homes to run on renewable energy (regardless if the sun is shining) ...

9 ideas for an eco-minded Easter

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2 mentions1 week ago
This spring holiday is usually marked by meats and sweets, but there are some ways to make it easier on the environment. Happy Easter! Spring is in the air, the ...

25 Ways for Your Small Business Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

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Reducing the carbon footprint of a small business can help it save money. Besides the money-saving benefits, adopting greener work ethics, means a business will be regarded as an eco-friendlier ...

3 Ways Young People Can Come Together To Fight Climate Change

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10 mentions7 days ago
With the climaxing threats, climate change is putting the future of the world in evident disasters. Should the owners of the future sit back? According to the United Nations, “Climate ...

Performance angst is putting eco-conscious Germany off electric cars

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13 mentions1 week ago
Germany, the land of diligent recyclers, is often lauded for its eco-credentials, and its ambitious “Energiewende,” the government’s plan to wean the country off coal and nuclear power. However, as ...

3 Ways Young People Can Come Together To Fight Climate Change

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4 mentions1 week ago
With the climaxing threats, climate change is putting the future of the world in evident disasters. Should owners of the future sit back? According to the United Nations, “Climate change ...

Australian home builder offers solar plus batteries as standard

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3 mentions1 week ago
Not so long ago, we thought it was a big deal when home builders started offering solar as a standard option. Now Australian builder Arden Homes is going one step ...

Unconferences Coming Up In San Francisco

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
April 12th, 2017 by Andrea BertoliAs you might imagine, those of us behind Important Media, CleanTechnica’s parent company, spend most of our time online. But over the past year, we’ve ...

The sustainable secrets of Vegas casinos

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In the sprawling, fast-growing desert city of Las Vegas, where a dancing water fountain is a big tourist draw, “green” is more suggestive of dollar bills or the felt on ...

Why Unilever Has Committed to 100% Recyclable Packaging

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2 mentions1 week ago
Large brands often bear the brunt of the blame for plastic waste and pollution, and rightly so. Look at any news story about plastic pollution and you can see their ...

In Search of Sustainable Leadership: Managing Transitions

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3 mentions6 days ago
Related: Organizational Change Leadership This is the third in a series of articles examining the many facets of ‘sustainable leadership.’Find links to earlier posts in the paragraph below. The first ...

The sustainable secrets of Vegas casinos

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
In the sprawling, fast-growing desert city of Las Vegas, where a dancing water fountain is a big tourist draw, “green” is more suggestive of dollar bills or the felt on ...

Barack and Michelle Obama Go Paddleboarding, Continue Living Their Best Post-White House Life

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“True to his reputation, he was very relaxed.” Sometimes you just need to get away in order to gain perspective. After spending eight years in the White House, Barack Obama ...

Want to make land use sustainable? It’s a wicked problem

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4 mentions1 week ago
The idea of sustainability is pretty simple: Manage our resources such that they can continue to support us indefinitely. And, for an individual resource, sustainability is simple. Avoiding something like ...

Wake Space Up! Urban Eco-Balcony / Farming Studio

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Farming Studio 50 Hoàng Ngọc Phách, Láng Hạ, Đống Đa, Hà Nội, Vietnam An Viet Dung, Roberto Iannetti, Pham Ngoc Linh An Thanh Nhan, Nelly Agliardi, Quach Hai Linh, Bui ...

Sustainable Business Models Can Lead To Economic Growth

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Sustainable business models have a major role to play in economic growth. They could unlock economic opportunities worth up to $12 trillion and increase employment by up to 380 million ...

Building Green Homes with Excel Builders

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
What makes a green home sustainable? A green home increases the efficiency of using energy, water, heat, and other eco-friendly materials to reduce the impact on our health and environment.

In complex palm industry, “certified sustainable” falls short

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Bringing the rainforest to the dance floor Remittances and reforestation Improving sustainable cattle production in the Brazilian Amazon Tenure and trade: How to make a living from the forests of ...

How to embrace urban living, but avoid an apocalypse

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Cities – we are repeatedly told – are the future. Governments and global corporations seek to increase productivity by accelerating urban growth, while more and more citizens migrate to cities,

No Serial Number Magazine Focuses on Eco Crafts

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No Serial Number magazine quarterly publication about eco-friendly and heritage crafts. We tell stories of crafters and artists around the world. We’ve launched a new feature here at Important Media ...

Experimental City: How Rotterdam Became A World Leader In Sustainable Urban Design

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6 mentions1 week ago
When Helly Scholten makes dinner, if she needs a tomato or squash or an onion, she heads upstairs–the top floor of her house is a 440-square-foot indoor vegetable garden. She ...

Here are some simple ways you can adopt a sustainable lifestyle, live green and pollution-free

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3 mentions1 week ago
Earlier last year it was made official that in the 136 years of record keeping, 2015 was the hottest recorded year, beating by the widest margin. Then, January 2016 broke ...

Creating a More Sustainable Cocoa Sector

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Cargill is committed to ensuring a sustainable cocoa supply chain by enabling farmers to produce more and improve their livelihoods. As part of Cargill’s broader commitment to end deforestation, the ...

Target sustainable grazing

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5 mentions1 week ago
Garry Richards is seeing positive results from holistic management on the farm where he grew up near Bangor, Sask. He and his wife Lynn and three children are making it ...

REALTORS® Answer Call for Greener, Sustainable Homes

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More homebuyers and sellers are in the market for greener, sustainable homes—and REALTORS® are answering the call. Over half of REALTORS® recently surveyed in the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) ...

Say Yes To A Living Land Now!

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Europe's agricultural system is broken, devastating our climate and environment and failing our rural communities. The European Commission is currently preparing the reform of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). This will ...

How Californians Are Fighting Food Waste on the Farm, at the Store and at Home

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
As a kid you may have been scolded at least once by an adult for wasting food — whether it was for not cleaning your plate or maybe even flinging ...

Ant agricultural revolution began 30 million years ago in dry, desert-like climate: World's first sustainable, industrial-scale agriculture began when crops became dependent on their ant farmers

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Science News from research organizations Date: Source: Smithsonian Summary: Millions of years before humans discovered agriculture, ants were farming fungus beneath the surface of the Earth. By tracing their evolutionary ...

Smart cities: how to build sustainable urban environments?

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Meeting tomorrow's urban challenges will need big shifts, but how can we get smarter, and what are the main concerns? A live discussion with a panel of experts sought to ...

Green Star and Living Building Challenge Partner to Streamline Dual Certification

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The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the International Living Future Institute (IFLI) today released a new guidance document to streamline certification efforts for projects pursuing both Green Star ...

42 Farm To Table Websites You Need to Read Rural Mom

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
When you are intent on making every page count and fitting in every morsel of information you know will benefit readers, unfortunately some sacrifices must be made in the publishing ...

Rural Mom Farm Fresh Picks for April Rural Mom

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
April is here and for many of us, that means the start of Spring gardening! It’s also the month that celebrates National Arbor Day, which is a terrific excuse to ...

Only in Texas: A rental home shaped like a cowboy boot

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2 mentions1 week ago
It's probably the biggest piece of real estate news concerning structures that resemble inanimate objects since a basket-shaped office building in Ohio went up for sale in the winter of ...

Green building: Improving the lives of billions by helping to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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January 1st 2016 marked a key milestone in our collective efforts to “promote prosperity while protecting the planet” as world leaders agreed, and brought into force, the UN’s Sustainable Development ...

Designing The Perfect School: 7 Principles Of Sustainable Learning

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Designing The Perfect School: 7 Principles Of Sustainable Learning by Terry Heick What would the opposite of the industrial learning model–the existing vision of most public education systems worldwide in ...

NAR says most realtors interested in sustainable homes

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Subscribe to our RSS feed to get the latest realty news. You can get our headlines via email as well, or follow us on Twitter. Real estate agents would do ...

The Iowa Agribusiness Families Turning To Sustainable Farming

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Hybrid seed corn and nitrogen fertilizer transformed farming in the 20th century, but they are also closely tied to some of today’s major agricultural challenges. That has prompted some members ...

Ants Mastered Sustainable Agriculture 30 Million Years Ago

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Ants cultivated designer crops in controlled environments millions of years before humans figured out how to push seeds into the ground to grow food, scientists reported in a study Wednesday.

3 Steps Toward a More Sustainable Lunch

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2 mentions1 week ago
Back to All Stories Lunch. A time we all look forward to. A time to catch up with friends, take a break, and grab a bite to eat. As much ...

yup, Ikea, you'll be right at home in the IoT world

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3 mentions1 week ago
Analysis Ikea has just announced the entry of smart home technology into the mainstream with a new range of lights that can be activated by motion or smartphone app. The ...

2016 Environmental Overview. Green Living at Postconsumers

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Last year during Earth Day month, we touched on the overwhelming feeling that people were beginning to be more discouraged and that Americans seemed to not care about being eco-friendly ...

Voices Of Change Podcast: The AntiFragile Property Series – Part 1

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
I had a chance to chat once again with Diego Footer from Creative Destruction, formally known as Permaculture Voices, on his podcast series featuring “honest, hard conversations about farming, business,

Environmental group, Democratic congressman sue Trump regime over eco-damage border wall could cause

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
A couple of days ago, Eliza Barclay and Sarah Frostenson at Vox took a look at the ecological damage that might be caused if Pr*sident Trump’s proposed border wall with ...

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Otra Nation: The Ultimate Frontier The World's First Shared Co-Nation between Mexico and the United States The 19th century brought us boundaries, the 20th century we built walls, the next ...
 

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