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The federal government shutdown has closed the 400-plus national parks. Has it taken a shutdown to show just how much Americans value the nation's lands and waters?
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More Fascinating and Eco-Friendly Uses for Shipping Containers Greener Ideal Shipping containers are the primary equipment used when transporting goods across the world.
Sydney Morning Herald The laws of leftovers Sydney Morning Herald Then there's the effort of trucking it to the landfill, where it breaks down into methane - a greenhouse gas 25 times stronger than carbon dioxide, according to the NSW Government's...
Yet reducing food waste at home is not rocket science; it's just old-fashioned thrift...
As kids we were told “don’t play with matches.” The reasoning was simple. But as adults, we ignore this warning and play with fire to heat our homes and office buildings and our laws and policies encourage it.
On a brilliant day in June, I stood on a catwalk inside a dark, cavernous building, looking down at a mountain of garbage. Actually, it was recycling — newspapers, pickle jars, and, wait, was that a red plastic sled?
Is it always a matter of political will?
As populations continue to move to urban areas, architects must address how their designs will impact the cities they are trying to improve— and those inhabitants whose access to clean air is determined by their proposals. How can architects best use design to repair the health of our cities?
Visit the article link for project links and an overview of some of the innovative ways architecture addresses climate change, air quality, emissions and is rethinking our cities through design, technology and new approaches to sustainable urbanism...
An Aberdeen florist is the first in the North-east to begin recycling its green waste. Blooms and Balloons, based in Chattan Place, has tea...
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X-Press Micro, Inc., located in Austin, Texas is the nation's leader in electronic components distribution and electronics recycling.
Highly ranked, worldwide advertising agency. Includes company information and philosophy, clients and global contact information.
According to the survey, baby boomers – people between 49 and 67 – are more likely than millennials – aged 19 to 36 – to say they make a strong effort to recycle.
The deadly collapse of a textile factory in Bangladesh has heightened awareness about cheap clothes.
Drop boxes are definitely a chance of getting clothing recycled rather than ending up in a landfill.
Planting trees remains one of the cheapest, most effective means of drawing excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere - which is why it's the main objective of the Sustainable Glasgow Project.
Another reason to plant trees.
Look what @ONeUPPGH has for us! They've been recycling wood for @irideirecycle since day 1. Support them and go Pirates! #authenticityisnotdead... (Look what @ONeUPPGH has for us! They've been recycling wood for @irideirecycle since day 1.
Check your local regulations to see if plastic bags are accepted separately. If not, see if your local grocery store accepts used plastic bags.
The Guardian (blog) Was sustainability on trend at London fashion week? The Guardian (blog) "Sustainability is very important," cooed trendspotter Yvan Rodic.
Les défenseurs de la construction écologique, respectueuse de l’environnement, vont être ravis d’apprendre que l’installation de toiture végétalisée est désormais appuyée par le ministère de l’Environnement. Cette bonne nouvelle ouvre d’ailleurs le chemin à d’autres techniques écologiques plus performantes.
L’application des normes d’urbanisme locales à l'installation de toiture végétalisée
Ending glass recycling gets 1st approval from Sioux City Council Sioux City Journal The City Council on Monday gave first-round support to a plan to stop accepting glass in curbside municipal recycling bins.
The plan, which needs two more council approvals before going into effect, is based on the expectation that people will cash in bottles for the 5-cent deposit.
Rechargeable batteries commonly used in automobiles, are classified as hazardous waste in the U.S., Mexico and Canada.
Eco friendly ride in downtown Toronto. (Eco friendly ride in downtown Toronto. http://t.co/eiT1ElCHQS)
Difficult task, but good news!
Earlier this month Ernst & Young and GreenBiz Group released a new study, entitled ‘2013 six growing trends in corporate sustainability.’ Based primarily on a survey of the GreenBiz Intelligence Panel among executives and thought leaders engaged in...
While the study shows companies in general move forward when it comes to sustainability, it seems that they still make progress incrementally rather than taking the fast lane
Self-righteous environmentalism and results-driven management have led to sustainability fatigue.
Vertical growing system allows sustainable hydroponic or organic agriculture and Urban Farming. Vertical growing systems allow food to be grown sustainably anywhere using a fraction of the water energy used in traditional farming.