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Unpacking Global 100's World's Most Sustainable Companies Ranking

Unpacking Global 100's World's Most Sustainable Companies Ranking | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Earlier this week Corporate Knights announced its Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable corporations for 2013. Is it possible to compare companies from different sectors like the Global 100 does?

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Why Organic Isn't 'Sustainable'

Why Organic Isn't 'Sustainable' | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
"Sustainable" has become a buzzword, but it contains more than a little sophistry, especially when it is considered to be compatible with organic agriculture.
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11th Environment Excellence Award 70 corporate organisations honoured | Business Recorder

11th Environment Excellence Award 70 corporate organisations honoured | Business Recorder | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
On following environmental standards and national environmental quality standards, investment in environment protection 70 corporate organisations awa
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This ceremony was organised by the National Forum for Environmental and Health (NFEH) in collaboration with other organisations mentioned in the article. The awards were distributed among 70 leading industrial and commercial organisations for making struggle for implementation of best environmental activities.

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Environment - Never Refuse to Reuse or Recycle Trashs | Infographics

Environment - Never Refuse to Reuse or Recycle Trashs | Infographics | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Infographic on Saving environment by saving natural resources, and reusing or recycling trashes and garbage and celebrating world environment day

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Go Green - Why it's necessary for Young Generation? | Infographics

Go Green - Why it's necessary for Young Generation? | Infographics | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it

Infographic on Environmental issues with going green saving electricity, not using animal products for upcoming generation with loud and clear on saving environment.

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25 Amazing Facts about Climate Change you never seen

25 Amazing Facts about Climate Change you never seen | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Global warming is affecting our earth with adverse change in climate. We bring a Video to showcase top 15 facts to showcase global warming and climate changes
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Chine : des maisons de 200m2 imprimées en 3D pour 4 300€ !

Chine : des maisons de 200m2 imprimées en 3D pour 4 300€ ! | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Il n'aura fallu qu'un seul jour pour fabriquer la première maison par impression 3D et c'est dans la ville de Shanghai que cela s'est passé il y a quelques semaines. C'est la société Shanghai WinSun Decoration Engineering Co qui est à l'origine de ce baptême dans l'industrie de la construction et explique travailler depuis plusieurs années ...

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Ce n'est pas le prix qui est incroyable selon moi, mais bel et bien la technologie mise en oeuvre. Que la maison ait coûté un million d'euros, j'aurais trouvé ça tout aussi remarquable. Mais peut être suis je en retard : si tout le monde a désormais intégré l'idée de l'impression 3D et ne s'en émerveille déjà plus, alors peut être en effet l'important est désormais le prix que cela peut coûter.

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Berlin 'borrowing shop' promotes the benefits of sharing

Berlin 'borrowing shop' promotes the benefits of sharing | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Leila project, billed as a 'library of things', has proved so popular it has spawned similar initiatives across the country
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Car sharing, book sharing...now everything is shareable! LoVe iT !

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The Latest in Sustainable Textiles - Triple Pundit

The Latest in Sustainable Textiles - Triple Pundit | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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One company that has devoted its product line to sustainable clothing methods is California-based Synergy Clothing.
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Everything You Need To Know About GMOs

Everything You Need To Know About GMOs | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Consumers have the right to know if their food has been genetically engineered. However, the US government does not require labeling of such foods so that shoppers can make informed decisions.
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Here are a few reasons to avoid GE foods

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Eco-friendly store offers tips on up-styling second hand clothes - getwestlondon

Eco-friendly store offers tips on up-styling second hand clothes - getwestlondon | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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Eco-friendly store offers tips on up-styling second hand clothes
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A eco-friendly Hammersmith clothes shop is holding a series of late openings with special events.
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TRAID is a charity taking practical action to stop clothes being thrown away

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Meet The First Carbon-Neutral Hotel Group In The World, And Why Your Business Should Take Notice

Meet The First Carbon-Neutral Hotel Group In The World, And Why Your Business Should Take Notice | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
In an interview with Kirsten Brøchner of the Arthur Hotel Group in Copenhagen, Denmark, we discussed their journey to become the first carbon-neutral hotel group in the world, and how their 5-point climate action plan is not only good for the planet, but good for business. Rahim Kanani: Tell me a little bit about [...]
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Of other ways we are enacting out a climate-friendly agenda is by collaborating with suppliers supporting the green initiative. A green chain collaboration so to speak. 

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New Environmental Volunteering Project launched - Stornoway Gazette

New Environmental Volunteering Project launched - Stornoway Gazette | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
New Environmental Volunteering Project launched Stornoway Gazette The idea for WISE came from members of the OHCPP Health and Wellbeing and Natural and Cultural Resources Outcome groups who are working in partnership to find new or better ways to...
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See the Great Bear Rainforest Like You've Never Seen It Before (VIDEO) - One Green Planet

See the Great Bear Rainforest Like You've Never Seen It Before (VIDEO) - One Green Planet | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
One Green Planet See the Great Bear Rainforest Like You've Never Seen It Before (VIDEO) One Green Planet According to the organization's crowdfunding page, Great Bear LIVE is “an innovative research project and conservation tool that transmits live...

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Tweet from @DemiCassiani

Tweet from @DemiCassiani | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
#Cork Recycling Ideas #wine #winelover @winewankers @MacCocktail @Toni_Pennington pic.twitter.com/a4CDFiTQde
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Some cool ideas

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Now that's green energy! Eco-friendly battery is powered with seeds and pine resin - Daily Mail

Now that's green energy! Eco-friendly battery is powered with seeds and pine resin - Daily Mail | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
The battery, developed at Uppsala University, uses biomaterials alfalfa and pine resin (pictured) in place of chemicals, and is said to have similar energy content to lithium-ion batteries.
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'These solutions are also potentially very cost-effective.’

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Old sandals found on the beaches of Kenya converted into beautiful animal sculptures

Old sandals found on the beaches of Kenya converted into beautiful animal sculptures | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Ocean sole is a Kenyan Recycling company that collects discarded rubber flip flops from coastlines of Kenya and turns them into beautiful toys and sculptures.…
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The future of sustainable packaging is beautiful … and edible - Washington Post (blog)

The future of sustainable packaging is beautiful … and edible - Washington Post (blog) | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
The future of sustainable packaging is beautiful … and edible
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The recently-opened Original Unverpackt store in Berlin's hip Kreuzberg district should look vaguely familiar to many.
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How can we get young people to say no to fast fashion?

How can we get young people to say no to fast fashion? | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
I treasure my clothes, rarely throwing anything out. How do I get my teenage girls to adopt these values?
Email lucy.siegle@observer.co.uk with your ethical dilemma Continue reading...

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Climate Change: Business Must Learn to See Future Uncertainty as Opportunity

Climate Change: Business Must Learn to See Future Uncertainty as Opportunity | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
If you think it’s hard to attribute a flood, a drought or a storm to climate change, try a banking crisis, a social movement or even a war.
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Nicaragua Canal could cause ecological disaster, warn experts

Nicaragua Canal could cause ecological disaster, warn experts | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Nicaragua's plans for a canal linking the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans could trigger an environmental disaster through habitat destruction and alteration, introduction of non-native species, pollution, and sedimentation, warns a commentary published...
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Some 240 kilometers north of the most likely route of the canal lies the Bosawas Biosphere Reserve.

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Japan just says no to its agricultural committees- Nikkei Asian Review

Japan just says no to its agricultural committees- Nikkei Asian Review | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
TOKYO -- Pay no more attention to the agricultural committee behind the curtain. There will be no more mandated cutbacks in the amount of farmlan
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Upcycled cardboard boxes become stylish and comfortable eco-chairs - Treehugger

Upcycled cardboard boxes become stylish and comfortable eco-chairs - Treehugger | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Treehugger Upcycled cardboard boxes become stylish and comfortable eco-chairs Treehugger By perching a seat and back made from laminated upcycled cardboard onto a simple yet ingenious metal frame, Re-Ply has redesigned the recliner and built the...
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Crowdfunding Solar Projects for Non-Profits Now a Reality with Interest | CleanTechies Blog - CleanTechies.com

Crowdfunding Solar Projects for Non-Profits Now a Reality with Interest | CleanTechies Blog - CleanTechies.com | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Did you ever wonder why more non-profit institutions have not taken the plunge into solar energy? The short answer is that as non-profit institutions, such

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