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Philips Reveal World’s Smartest LED Light Bulb

Philips Reveal World’s Smartest LED Light Bulb | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
 
Philips has revealed the world's first Web-enabled LED home light system available directly to the consumer via Apple stores (exclusively).

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Romney's energy plan "mindblowing" says climate change champion - The Guardian (blog)

Romney's energy plan "mindblowing" says climate change champion - The Guardian (blog) | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Romney's energy plan "mindblowing" says climate change championThe Guardian (blog)Scientists may be reluctant to link Hurricane Sandy with climate change, but extreme events could be the tipping point that wakes America up to the...
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How to promote a Destination

Travel to Atlanta, where intrigue awaits, when Special Agents Ryan Ryan (Chris Whitley) and Tara Knox (Mary Kraft) are contracted for a special mission. Join...

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RECYCLING RETHINK: 5 things you didn't know you can recycle ...

RECYCLING RETHINK: 5 things you didn't know you can recycle ... | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
USUALLY WHEN WE THINK OF recyclable items, we think of plastic bottles, cans and paper, but did you ever think of recycling pantyhose? Here are some things that you never thought of recycling but can.
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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Supply Chain

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Supply Chain | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
With an effective corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy that adequately addresses supply...
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Hillside home in Healdsburg emphasizes energy efficiency

Hillside home in Healdsburg emphasizes energy efficiency | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
Blu Homes, the firm that designed the house, was founded in 2008 by Bill Haney and Maura McCarthy, two entrepreneurs with backgrounds in housing and environmental design.
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Sweden Needs More Trash, Because It Has Turned All It’s Got Into Energy

Sweden Needs More Trash, Because It Has Turned All It’s Got Into Energy | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
Americans, in general, are bad at recycling. In 2010, U.S. residents recycled 34% of their waste--an embarrassing amount compared to European countries like the Netherlands, Germany, and Austria, where people recycle almost all of their waste.
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CleanTech Open Innovators Inspire Patriotism, Hope | Earth & Industry

CleanTech Open Innovators Inspire Patriotism, Hope | Earth & Industry | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
The CleanTech Open’s North Central awards show proved that the U.S. has no shortage of innovators, entrepreneurs, or passion.
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Why corporate social responsibility doesn’t work

Why corporate social responsibility doesn’t work | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
The first decade of the 21st century has heightened interest in the ethical and social positioning of companies.
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Running Scared - Huffington Post

Running Scared - Huffington Post | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
Running ScaredHuffington PostBut to dirty-energy billionaires determined to maintain their stranglehold on the American economy, clean energy has grown from a nuisance to a direct threat.
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Boston Ranks 9th in the U.S. in Cleantech

Boston Ranks 9th in the U.S. in Cleantech | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
Yesterday, the research group CleanEdge released its annual rankings of U.S. cities in cleantech, based on nearly two dozen metrics.
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New Poll: Americans Believe Global Warming is Real and Threatens Their Families | Kristin Eberhard's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

New Poll: Americans Believe Global Warming is Real and Threatens Their Families | Kristin Eberhard's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
A new national survey reveals that a whopping 70 percent of Americans believe global warming is very real, a substantial surge over the past two and a half years, while those viewing it as a direct threat to themselves or...
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Greener garbage, recycling trucks unveiled in RI - Boston.com

Greener garbage, recycling trucks unveiled in RI - Boston.com | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
Greener garbage, recycling trucks unveiled in RIBoston.comWaste Management and National Grid marked the opening Tuesday of a new $2.8 million compressed natural gas fueling facility, the waste collection company's first in New England.
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The Do the Math Tour

Join us @ http://math.350.org Starting November 7th, Bill McKibben and 350.org are hitting the road to jumpstart the next phase of the climate movement. Join...

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Sustainable Business Toolkit - green business tips and advice | Sustainable Business Toolkit

Sustainable Business Toolkit - green business tips and advice | Sustainable Business Toolkit | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
In this post Julian Hill-Landolt shares his thoughts on corporate values, sustainability and business success (Corporate values, sustainability and business success http://t.co/WcVcRtmW...)...
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Removing obstacles to sustainable development | Sustainability ...

Removing obstacles to sustainable development | Sustainability ... | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
The modification of a zoning code encourages sustainable development when it removes existing obstacles to sustainable development without adding new obstacles. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, three ...
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Beyond Recycling: On the Road to Zero Waste - Truth-Out

Beyond Recycling: On the Road to Zero Waste - Truth-Out | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
Beyond Recycling: On the Road to Zero WasteTruth-OutRecycling bins (Photo: orphanjones)This week Other Worlds launches the blog series “Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste,” featuring new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy.
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Make Money & Make the World Better (& What It Has to Do With Your Brain)

Make Money & Make the World Better (& What It Has to Do With Your Brain) | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
When you do something altruistic, your brain releases a squirt of the neurotransmitter Dopamine, and you feel good.
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BUFFALO GROVE, Ill.: Siemens—McGraw-Hill Construction Study Shows Continued Evolution of Corporate Sustainability | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill.: Siemens—McGraw-Hill Construction Study Shows Continued Evolution of Corporate Sustainability | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
Siemens announced the results of the 2012 Greening of Corporate America study, issued in conjunction with McGraw-Hill Construction .
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Save-Earth

Get Save-Earth on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews. (Do you know that how climate change can effect your surroundings?
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A hot trend in cleantech: startups targeting energy data and analytics

A hot trend in cleantech: startups targeting energy data and analytics | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
Stem, an energy management software and service startup is growing at a time when investors are keen to invest in energy software startups, particularly those who target businesses as customers. The California startup just got a new CEO.
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Clean Energy: How To Get There From Here! | JBS News

Clean Energy: How To Get There From Here! | JBS News | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
by John Brian Shannon Everyone knows that more electricity is needed in developed nations and that electrical needs in developing nations are skyrocketing. No problem there — everyone deserves to live a good lifestyle ...
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Recycling for Victory! 18 Great Posters from When Every Little Bit of ...

Recycling for Victory! 18 Great Posters from When Every Little Bit of ... | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
When it came to recycling, they didn't kid around in World War II.
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Recycling and the Street-level Entrepreneur - Memphis Flyer (blog)

Recycling and the Street-level Entrepreneur - Memphis Flyer (blog) | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
Memphis Flyer (blog)Recycling and the Street-level EntrepreneurMemphis Flyer (blog)The ingenuity, work ethic, and diligence of people who make a few bucks on recycling never ceases to impress me.
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Re-imagining our cities for the 21st century

Re-imagining our cities for the 21st century | Sustainable Communities | Scoop.it
The success of New York's High Line park has reinvigorated imagination in the way we use existing landscapes and architecture, says Sue Illman (Re-imagining existing spaces in our cities for the 21st century http://t.co/7c0nLU9b...
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