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This is a curation of stories on healthy living and inspiring innovation.
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For Restaurants, Food Waste Is Seen As Low Priority : NPR

For Restaurants, Food Waste Is Seen As Low Priority : NPR | Urban Livability and Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Food waste is a big problem — for public health, the environment and consumers. Chefs and restaurant owners seem like they'd be the least likely to waste food, and yet 15 percent of all the food that ends up in landfills comes from restaurants.
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Somehow We're Walking More and Walking Less At the Same Time

Somehow We're Walking More and Walking Less At the Same Time | Urban Livability and Healthy Living | Scoop.it
More U.S. adults are walking than they were five years ago, but they're doing it for a smaller amount of total time.
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Let’s Hope Fort Worth of 2050 Looks Nothing Like This

Let’s Hope Fort Worth of 2050 Looks Nothing Like This | Urban Livability and Healthy Living | Scoop.it
This is, apparently, a graphic being used for the annual meeting & luncheon of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce.
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Which City Might Try to Ban Huge Sodas Next?

Which City Might Try to Ban Huge Sodas Next? | Urban Livability and Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Deductive reasoning says Seattleites should drink 'em while they got 'em.
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6 Ideas Every City Should Steal From Barcelona

6 Ideas Every City Should Steal From Barcelona | Urban Livability and Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Lessons from one of the world models for vibrant urban living.
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A Mini-Golf Course In Downtown Detroit To Change How We See Blight

A Mini-Golf Course In Downtown Detroit To Change How We See Blight | Urban Livability and Healthy Living | Scoop.it
The decline of Detroit is often blamed, at least in part, on the exodus of its population, jobs, and capital from the urban core to the suburbs.
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Can Chicagoans Design The Perfect Transit App?

Can Chicagoans Design The Perfect Transit App? | Urban Livability and Healthy Living | Scoop.it
On July 9th, over 300 excited Chicagoans crammed into the Logan Square office of George and Sara Aye, the founders of a design agency focused on social change called Greater Good Studio.
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How High Design Can Help the Homeless

How High Design Can Help the Homeless | Urban Livability and Healthy Living | Scoop.it
Beautiful social housing in Los Angeles is trying to change the lives of its residents and the way communities feel about them.
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The Right Way to Engage Residents in a Neighborhood Redesign

The Right Way to Engage Residents in a Neighborhood Redesign | Urban Livability and Healthy Living | Scoop.it
In Denver, a new model of how to revitalize older, distressed public housing sites in an ambitious yet sensitive way.
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A Blueprint for a Profitable Urban Farm

A Blueprint for a Profitable Urban Farm | Urban Livability and Healthy Living | Scoop.it

For cities littered with vacant properties, urban agriculture has become the "why not?" option. The land is just sitting there, so it might as well be used for something.

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