12 organizations fighting food waste around the globe

June 5, 2015 by  
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Walmart Pledges $10 Million To Support “Made In The USA” Products

January 25, 2014 by  
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At the recent United States Conference of Mayors’ winter meeting in Washington, D.C., Walmart executives announced a new plan to invest in American businesses. Long criticized for importing the vast majority of its wares from other countries, like China and Thailand, while the American economy suffers, Walmart’s move seems to be an attempt to improve its reputation. The plan, revealed by Walmart president Bill Simon, is to use a $10 million fund to bolster manufacturing in the United States. Keep reading to find out how Walmart plans to use this money to create jobs. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: American businesses , buy local , domestic manufacturing , ecouterre , made in the usa , support local business , walmart , Walmart $10 million fund , Walmart fund for American business        

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Distributed generation can fuel ‘buy local’ campaigns

December 4, 2013 by  
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Energy has been little reason to be a part of these campaigns, but that's changing.

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Not your grandfather’s streetlights: LEDs light the way

December 4, 2013 by  
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From Boston to Los Angeles, advanced LED street lighting presents challenges for utilities, yet great opportunities. 

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Local Colorado Brewery Transports Kegs via Tricycle

August 5, 2011 by  
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Photos Courtesy of Zach Yendra, Yendra Built Cycles When Shannon and Colin Westcott decided to start Equinox Brewing in Fort Collins, Colorado, they wanted it to be a local, green operation. And that meant no keg deliveries by car or truck. So to save themselves a lot of back-breaking keg-carrying, the Westcotts teamed up with custom bike designers Yendra Built Cycles . The partnership yielded the … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Artisan Yogurt Producer Choked Out of Business By Bureaucratic Red Tape

May 28, 2011 by  
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Photo: Mom the Barbarian Just as it seems we may be moving back toward some sort of food culture in a nation plagued by the side effects of big Ag, red tape chokes another small producer out of business. Take the story of artisan yogurt producer Homa Dashtaki, recently written up in The Economist .

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MindBodyGreen Deals, the Groupon for Greenies

November 27, 2010 by  
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Image: MindBodyGreen Groupon’s pretty great for eco-bargain hunters like me– in New York City, it has offered discounts on the likes of American Apparel , the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and GustOrganics (as pictured above.) Not all of the sales stem from sustainable sources, however.

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How perfect is the Park Slope Food Coop?

February 4, 2010 by  
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Image by Hungry Sofia Having moved to Booklyn NY from Spain for a couple of months, I was eager to get to know the Park Slope Food Coop (PSFC), one of the oldest and largest in America. A lot of people told me stories about it, some enjoy being a member, others are a bit cynical about it, and there are also those who admit ‘it’s not for me’. Not having these kinds of food coops in Europe as far as I know, I wanted to check out what it’s all about, what kinds of people choose to join and how the system works.

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