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Earthbound provides eco-friendly water management - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Earthbound provides eco-friendly water management - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription) | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
A Muskegon-based startup is tapping into an eco-friendly device developed by a Detroit company to revolutionize the solution to water management problems.
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New U.S. Dietary Recommendations First to Consider Environmental Impact

New U.S. Dietary Recommendations First to Consider Environmental Impact | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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Barnraiser is crowdfunding a healthy food future, one sustainable food project ... - Treehugger

Barnraiser is crowdfunding a healthy food future, one sustainable food project ... - Treehugger | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
This crowdfunding platform wants to "put a billion dollars into the hands of food innovators" to create a more healthy food future.
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What is carbon insetting?

What is carbon insetting? | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
From tree planting to better forms of farming, a growing number of businesses are investing in carbon reduction within their own supply chains.
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Tribute: The Man Who Linked Climate Change To Global Health

Tribute: The Man Who Linked Climate Change To Global Health | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Dr. Tony McMichael was a lonely crusader. He wanted governments to pay attention to ways that earth's changing climate will affect the health of all — with the poor likely to suffer the most.

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5 ideas for eco-friendly holiday decorating - LancasterOnline

5 ideas for eco-friendly holiday decorating - LancasterOnline | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
When it comes to holiday decorating, you can run out and buy a garland or string lights across your mantel, but you just might have everything you need for unique, one-of-a-kind decorations right at home.
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Building ecological economies - Business Spectator

Building ecological economies - Business Spectator | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
There are currently billions of dollars available in carbon markets – and this can provide the funds required to revegetate large tracts of land in national parks and even help establish new national parks.
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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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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
Washington Post (blog)
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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50 Creative Recycling Ideas That Bring Trash Back To Life

50 Creative Recycling Ideas That Bring Trash Back To Life | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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9 mind-blowing artworks using recycled plastic bags: The beauty of recycling

9 mind-blowing artworks using recycled plastic bags: The beauty of recycling | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that plastic bag recycling is an important step in reducing waste and helping the environment. Recycled bags can be turned into everything from diesel fuel to playground equipment.
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The ArchiBlox 'fridge' at home in sustainable world

The ArchiBlox 'fridge' at home in sustainable world | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Architect Bill McCorkell describes his small house as one of the world's first carbon-positive prefabricated homes.
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Archibiotect Would Transform Paris into Ecological Playground - PSFK (blog)

Archibiotect Would Transform Paris into Ecological Playground - PSFK (blog) | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Each building in the project has a distinct function. The Mountain Towers would sit on the Rue du Rivoli, a famous shopping stretch, and bio-air condition it with solar and hydrodynamic technologies.
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Fossil fuel warning: Climate scientists beg governments to leave buried natural resources in the ground

Fossil fuel warning: Climate scientists beg governments to leave buried natural resources in the ground | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Vast underground reserves of oil, gas and coal should be classified as off limits if the world stands any chance of averting dangerous climate change, a major study of global fossil-fuel deposits has found.
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Living in: The world's most eco-friendly cities - BBC News

Living in: The world's most eco-friendly cities - BBC News | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
What’s it like to live in a city committed to environmental protection and sustainable development? The answer might make you green with envy.
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20 Brilliant Ideas for Reusing Old Things

20 Brilliant Ideas for Reusing Old Things | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Usually when the thing goes down, we throw it, and at first glance it seems logical, why, for example, no one needs an old piano in the house to occupy so much space?
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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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