Leadership organizations to convene in Oakland to accelerate the clean economy

May 31, 2018 by  
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Cleantech Open, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance team up with VERGE 18 to address systemic challenges and break down silos.

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Where do you fit on the ‘amoeba map’?

August 6, 2016 by  
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Are you a Change Agent? An Innovator? Or maybe a Curmudgeon? We break down the quintessential roles and dynamics of systemic change.

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A Colorful Tale: Why Leftover Crayons Are Now Being Hospitalized

December 14, 2015 by  
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Every year, up to 75,000 pounds of broken crayons are thrown away and wind up in landfills across the country. This number is concerning as crayon wax isn’t biodegradable, so it will never break down. Instead, it will leave a waxy sludge in our…

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Company Unveils Biodegradable Toothbrush

February 1, 2013 by  
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Millions of toothbrushes end up in landfills each year, but what if you could safely toss your old toothbrush into a compost pile instead? That’s the idea behind the Bogobrush, a new 100% biodegradable toothbrush designed to break down and return…

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EcoBorder Turns Old Tires into Landscape Edging

May 17, 2012 by  
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If you toss out an old tire and let it sit in a landfill, in 100 years, it will still look like a tire. No biological organisms are known to be able to break down the durable nature of vulcanized rubber, which is a great thing when the tires are on…

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Oyster Mushrooms Can Break Down Disposable Diapers in Just 4 Months

May 28, 2011 by  
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Dirty diapers have long been the bane of moms and dads, but they’re also a horrible burden on the environment. Did you know that not a single disposable diaper ever made has decomposed yet, and it actually takes about 500 years – yes 500 years – for them to biodegrade? You might be wondering if anything can be done and one of the solutions may surprise you being that it involves mushrooms

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Reducing CO2: ‘Cap and Trade’ or ‘Fee and Dividend’?

December 25, 2009 by  
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Earlier this month (Dec. 7, 2009), two Op-Ed columns appeared in the New York Times–one, by Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman, supporting ‘cap and trade’ strategies for reducing carbon emissions, and the other, authored by NASA’s James Hansen (head of the Goddard Space Flight Center) advocating a new approach that he calls ‘fee and dividend’.

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