How REMADE could drive innovation in circular manufacturing techniques

August 29, 2018 by  
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Think of it as a multi-disciplined proving ground.

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From plastic straws to a sea change for plastic

August 29, 2018 by  
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It’s time for some big thinking — and concrete action — on plastic waste.

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Sick of coal yet?

August 29, 2018 by  
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The recent EPA decision doesn’t just fail sustainability professionals — it will trigger a public health crisis.

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EPA regional head steps down after agency rules response to Flint water crisis “inadequate”

January 22, 2016 by  
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As the water crisis stemming from lead contamination continues in Flint, Michigan, the head of the Midwest region of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has tendered her resignation. Susan Hedman will leave the agency effective February 1, making her the second official to step down in the aftermath of a public health crisis impacting more than 100,000 residents, including over 25,000 children. Read the rest of EPA regional head steps down after agency rules response to Flint water crisis “inadequate”

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Obama finally admits climate change is a public health issue

April 8, 2015 by  
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When talking about climate change, the causes and environmental impacts typically take center stage. The crucial piece missing from the conversation on a political level is the human toll—until now. In a roundtable discussion this week at Howard University , President Barack Obama finally admitted what many have known for ages: climate change should be examined as a public health issue as well as an environmental one. Read the rest of Obama finally admits climate change is a public health issue Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , climate change debate , climate change discussions , climate change legislation , environmental protection agency , howard university , impacts of climate change , obama climate change , president barack obama , public health , public health issues

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The Huge Implications of the Eco-Public Health Connection

November 2, 2009 by  
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Someone recently asked me if there was a public health angle to greening small businesses.  After thinking it over, it became clear there is.  First, when we talk about green we are also talking about issues of safety and health: Materials should foster healthy environments, current and future. This means avoiding toxic and dangerous chemicals. It means using an appropriate ventilation system.

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