IKEA, Marks & Spencer sign up to ambitious new sustainability goals

March 14, 2018 by  
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Supermarkets are committing to a raft of joint targets based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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Interface and Levi’s on what the fabric of sustainability feels like in 2030

March 14, 2018 by  
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Two corporate innovators share an ambition to solve plastic waste and other vexing problems.

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Americans are sending twice as much trash to landfills than previously thought

September 28, 2015 by  
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If the amount of trash found in US landfills were divvied up amongst all 316 million people, it would mean that we each toss out five pounds of trash per day. You read that right: Per day! These findings come from Yale researchers who did the math based on the volume of garbage landfills were reporting to the Environmental Protection Agency, instead of estimates – which is what the EPA was using before. The newest numbers suggest we are actually  throwing out twice as much as previously thought. Read the rest of Americans are sending twice as much trash to landfills than previously thought

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4 Exciting Collaborative Consumption Networks

June 22, 2015 by  
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Based on the concept that access is better than ownership, collaborative consumption uses network technology for people to share, swap, barter, rent, or trade things, skills, time, information, and more. Want to learn to speak Russian? Have a great…

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Jeroen Bisscheroux’s GINDS Lets You Eavesdrop On Passersby 100 Meters Away

June 21, 2013 by  
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Jeroen Bisscheroux ‘s GINDS is an art project that explores the sounds occurring within the borough of Amsterdam Zuid . The project is made up of of a series of double conical horns placed around various places in the neighborhood. To use them, visitors simply stand in between the two horns and they can begin to listen in on what is happening around them up to 100 meters away. The location of the various GINDS are based on the quality of environmental sounds in the area. However, the project is meant to challenge what vistors see versus what they hear. + Jeroen Bisscheroux The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: amsterdam art , Amsterdam Zuid , art and sound , art pavilion , art project , GINDS , Jeroen Bisscheroux , park art , sound art        

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ECOmove Announces 500 Mile Range Electric Vehicle Based on the QBEAK E-Car

July 16, 2012 by  
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Danish electric car manufacturer ECOmove has announced plans to develop an electric car based on the company’s QBEAK city car that will feature a whopping 500 mile driving range. Dubbed the Modular Energy Carrier Concept (MECC), the highway-capable EV will feature a flexible, ultra-lightweight design that can be adapted to suit different functions. Read the rest of ECOmove Announces 500 Mile Range Electric Vehicle Based on the QBEAK E-Car Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 500 mile range car , ECoMOve , electric car , ev , insero e-mobility , QBEAK , serenergy

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The A47 Mobile Library in Mexico is a Modern Take on Archaic Reading Rooms

July 16, 2012 by  
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Read the rest of The A47 Mobile Library in Mexico is a Modern Take on Archaic Reading Rooms Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: A47 Mobile Library , Book Mobile Design , Bookshelf design , Cultural Events , Fundación Alumnos47 , mexico city , mobile structure , modern design , productora

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EPA Cooking the Books for the Coal Industry? Agency Inflated Value of Coal Ash Recycling By 20 Times

December 30, 2010 by  
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Image: essg.com The EPA has said that coal ash recycling is worth more than $23 billion [PDF] a year, based on the pollution avoided and energy saved. The problem with that estimate? It’s more than 20 times higher than the actual number—$1.15 billion—found in the government’s own data, say a coalition of environmental groups that reviewed the numbers.

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More on Measuring Energy In Green Building: Absolute vs Relative

December 30, 2010 by  
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heat loss from Passivhaus. Source: wikipedia Defining green building is not easy; for many, all that matters is energy consumption. One of the major ways of reducing consumption is to increase the amount of insulation, but that is only one component, and not necessarily the most important one.

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Orwellian Alan Oxley’s Pro-Palm Oil Claims Mislead the Public: Top Indonesian Climate Official

December 30, 2010 by  
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photo: Wakx / Creative Commons If you follow the problems with palm oil and deforestation in Southeast Asia you’ve no doubt come across Alan Oxley and his shilling for big timber–for which a group of scientists recently chided him, for massive misrepres… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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