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For the preservation, restoration and improvement of the environment. https://www.facebook.com/GreenpoppiesEcopage
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Eco friendly ride in downtown Toronto. - I Love Toronto, ON Canada | Facebook

Eco friendly ride in downtown Toronto. - I Love Toronto, ON Canada | Facebook | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Eco friendly ride in downtown Toronto. (Eco friendly ride in downtown Toronto. http://t.co/eiT1ElCHQS)
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Recycling Mystery: Toothbrushes & Toothpaste Tubes - Earth911.com

Recycling Mystery: Toothbrushes & Toothpaste Tubes - Earth911.com | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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Difficult task, but good news!

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6 Latest Trends in Corporate Sustainability - Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit

6 Latest Trends in Corporate Sustainability - Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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...
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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

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Sustainability refreshed: business leaders need to shake up sustainability

Sustainability refreshed: business leaders need to shake up sustainability | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Self-righteous environmentalism and results-driven management have led to sustainability fatigue.
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Vertical Growing System for sustainable organic and hydroponic urban farming

Vertical Growing System for sustainable organic and hydroponic urban farming | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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.
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Green Poppies: Pesticides in flowers

Green Poppies: Pesticides in flowers | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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Please check pesticides are used responsibly and try to go with fair trade producers. Not always easy, but please try.

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Eating Organic on a Budget - Gardener Community & Homesteading

Eating Organic on a Budget - Gardener Community & Homesteading | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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Here are just some of the reasons. Of course is a choice, but we can have an educated choice.

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La filière éolienne en quête de savoir-faire industriels français

La filière éolienne en quête de savoir-faire industriels français | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Enerzine.com : le magazine de toutes les énergies. Tenez vous informés de l'actualité énergétique.
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D'ici 2015, Windustry France compte conduire 50 entreprises françaises à diversifier leurs activités dans l'industrie éolienne.

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Un ado compte extraire 7 millions de tonnes de plastique des océans - RTBF Societe

Un ado compte extraire 7 millions de tonnes de plastique des océans - RTBF Societe | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
A seulement 19 ans, Boyan Slat est l'un des inventeurs d'une plateforme qui serait capable de nettoyer près 99,9% des déchets qui encombrent les eaux internationales. Un projet original, parce qu'il n'utilise pas de filets.
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Un projet original

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Green Poppies: 5 things you can reuse with no hassle

Green Poppies: 5 things you can reuse with no hassle | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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So simple, you don't even have to get crafty.

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Green Poppies: A Green Meeting

Green Poppies: A Green Meeting | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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Easy tips for a Green Meeting

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Thanks for this informative post.
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My pleasure!
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X-Press Micro Inc. - Electronic Components & Electronics Recycling

X-Press Micro Inc. - Electronic Components & Electronics Recycling | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
X-Press Micro, Inc., located in Austin, Texas is the nation's leader in electronic components distribution and electronics recycling.
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DDB Worldwide | Are Millennials Really “Greener” than Boomers?

DDB Worldwide | Are Millennials Really “Greener” than Boomers? | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Highly ranked, worldwide advertising agency. Includes company information and philosophy, clients and global contact information.
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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.

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Communication for Sustainable development: The Future of Growth – Economic Values and the Media

Communication for Sustainable development: The Future of Growth – Economic Values and the Media | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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The Global Afterlife Of Your Donated Clothes : NPR

The Global Afterlife Of Your Donated Clothes : NPR | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
The deadly collapse of a textile factory in Bangladesh has heightened awareness about cheap clothes.
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Drop boxes are definitely a chance of getting clothing recycled rather than ending up in a landfill.

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The New Harvest: Researchers Gather Electricity from Plants

The New Harvest: Researchers Gather Electricity from Plants | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
via University of Georgia
The sun provides the most abundant source of energy on the planet. However, only a tiny fraction of the solar radiation on
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some­thing very promis­ing ...

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Sustainable development, energy conservation high on corporate agenda - The Economic Times

Sustainable development, energy conservation high on corporate agenda - The Economic Times | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
In a recent meet, industry leaders discussed the need to use technology to further the green agenda of businesses.
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 "Green means to deliver a product which utilizes less energy and recycle the product which is not used by the people. This might have been driven by the systems of getting more profitable figures, but now, along with the profitability, we see it's giving huge dividends in terms of actually operating our manufacturing units. We are becoming more and more efficient across all domains. So, for us, green means to sustain our manufacturing base for a longer period."

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German Student Creates Electromagnetic Harvester That Gathers Free Electricity From Thin Air

German Student Creates Electromagnetic Harvester That Gathers Free Electricity From Thin Air | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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This seems to be a great invention, but let's wait to have more details. What bothers me is allt hat wasted energy in the air!

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Green Poppies: To swap or not to swap

Green Poppies: To swap or not to swap | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
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Clothes swapping is the latest fashion craze!

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Abeilles : des députés britanniques demandent l'interdiction de pesticides

Abeilles : des députés britanniques demandent l'interdiction de pesticides | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
La Grande-Bretagne s'oppose à un moratoire européen sur ces produits.
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UN RAPPORT ALARMANT DE L'AGENCE EUROPÉENNE

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¿Qué es la Permacultura?

¿Qué es la Permacultura? | Environment & Ecology | Scoop.it
Permacultura (Agricultura Permanente) es el diseño consciente y mantenimiento de ecosistemas agrícolas productivos, los cuales tienen la diversidad, estabilidad y resistencia de los ecosistemas naturales.
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Es la integración armónica del paisaje y la gente produciendo comida, energía, cobijo y otras necesidades no materiales de una manera sostenible

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