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Feel free to ignore expiration dates. They're meaningless anyway. - OnEarth Magazine

Feel free to ignore expiration dates. They're meaningless anyway. - OnEarth Magazine | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it
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Feel free to ignore expiration dates. They're meaningless anyway.
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Humidity, light and heat will cause them to lose their flavor. 4. Save and freeze leftover sauces in ice cube trays.
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Let's be more critical on what we consider not consumable anymore!

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Solar light from plastic bottle

Solar light from plastic bottle | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

How a simple clear plastic bottle becomes a solar light

 

Light up dark areas in your home during daytime�using this green and sustainable concept. Recycle used clear plastic soda bottles, add water+...

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Why Bulk Foods? – Convenience and Savings | Company Shops Market Blog

Why Bulk Foods? – Convenience and Savings | Company Shops Market Blog | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

Couldn't say it any better

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Wow, look at this... Peter turns deserts into oases

Wow, look at this... Peter turns deserts into oases | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it
Peter Westerveld turns deserts into lush oases, using automatic reforestation. In this amazing video from TED Amsterdam he shows how he will bring back the snow on the Kilimanjaro. Read more about him...
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Australian festival as green as possible

Australian festival as green as possible | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it
A music and arts festival adopts sustainable ways.
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Minimise wasteful packaging, save environment – Mayor | BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News

Minimise wasteful packaging, save environment – Mayor | BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

It is happening all over the world!

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More Americans Buy Bulk Foods

More Americans Buy Bulk Foods | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it
Bulk food sales rose 15 percent in 2009 and are expected to keep growing through 2010. That will keep a lot of packing out of the landfill.
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Reduce, Recycle, Reuse: Eco Friendly Fashion and D.C. Fashion ...

Reduce, Recycle, Reuse: Eco Friendly Fashion and D.C. Fashion ... | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it
Last night, I attended one of the first events of D.C. Fashion Week, an eco-friendly fashion show at the kind of amazing Perkins + Will building. I thi...

 

Hi girls, what do you know about your brand except that it is trendy and affordable? Do you care?

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The concious consumer

The concious consumer | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

I don't like the word consumer. As if we are just her to consume. Concious consumer is a little better. I would prefer concious customers. Concious consumers are people that want to know everything from seed to shelf. Is that  you?

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Universities as green innovators | Sustainable Industries

Universities as green innovators | Sustainable Industries | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

Universities in NL should act more as (green) incubators and expansion coaches for every ambitious entrepreneur. Venture Lab from UTwente is a good example.

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National Bulk Foods Week October 2011 USA

Ben serieus aan het proberen om een eigen winkelketen op te richten die alleen onverpakte levensmiddelen gaat verkopen. Hoop dat ik van de grond kom. Dan gaan we ook hier zoiets organiseren

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Is Cheese the Next Sustainable Packaging Solution? - Earth911.com

Is Cheese the Next Sustainable Packaging Solution? - Earth911.com | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

Could it be used to replace the supermarket plastic bag?

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Fight grocery inflation with a dozen cost-cutting shopping tips

Fight grocery inflation with a dozen cost-cutting shopping tips | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

The bulk aisle helps you saving money

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Solar expert aims to build 100 power stations in two weeks | RTCC

Solar expert aims to build 100 power stations in two weeks | RTCC | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it
Mark Kragh travels to Kenya in February aiming to teach 15 villagers how to build mini-solar devices from scrap materials to power mobile phones.
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Wilders goes green

Wilders goes green | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

"Green Bucket® is a supplier of certified industrial green cleaning products with safe and effective cleaning results that anyone can enjoy. (Our top selling Peroxide Cleaner is available to purchase online.

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Interesting question. Should we try to get rid of people if we can?

Interesting question. Should we try to get rid of people if we can? | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

More and more self service checkouts in the supermarket. Do we want machines or people? Do you want to pay a little more to have people at the checkout?

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Does your company have a Recycling Policy?

Does your company have a Recycling Policy? | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

Does your company have a Recycling Policy? Please look here to see an outline of such a plan.

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Which Holland/Europe company follows?

Which Holland/Europe company follows? | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it
Nike is setting up a a venture capital fund -- the Sustainable Business & Innovation Lab -- to invest in startups working on alternative energy and green innovation, reports Bloomberg.
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Packaging Europe - 62% say packaging is their biggest environmental concern

Research findings released on Friday, show 62% of professionals say that packaging is their biggest environmental concern against food waste.
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Green growth is the only sustainable future, roadmap 2050

Green growth is the only sustainable future, roadmap 2050 | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it
Brussels– Today the European Commission set out a 'roadmap' aimed at transforming Europe's economy into a sustainable one by 2050.
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Green party in Holland? An excellent chance to move from despair?

Green party in Holland? An excellent chance to move from despair? | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

We have a practical economic plan that creates decent jobs, adds resilience to our economy, and protects our natural environment. It is a plan for clean green prosperity for all New Zealanders.  

 

Where is the Green Party in Holland? Who is going to start it?

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A car running on compressed air

A car running on compressed air | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it
Not even hot air. In this environmentally responsible day and age, unheated air will suffice to propel this car. Toyota Industries Corporation (not Toyota (A Marketer’s Dream: A Car That Runs On Hot Air: Not even hot air.
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Tetra Pak pledges to ‘accelerate’ green product innovation

Tetra Pak pledges to ‘accelerate’ green product innovation | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it
Tetra Pak has pledged to accelerate green product innovation after an environmental report commissioned by the company showed that consumers want well-priced eco-friendly packaging.
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BIG Inviting Retailers to Take Part in National Bulk Foods Week

BIG Inviting Retailers to Take Part in National Bulk Foods Week | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it
The Bulk is Green Council (BIG), a national organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the environmental and economic benefits of shopping in the bulk organic and natural foods aisle, is issuing an invitation for retailers to take part in...
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Recycled packaging in Ireland

Recycled packaging in Ireland | Green concepts and sustainable initiatives | Scoop.it

I wonder what the figures are for the total of Europe

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