19 Central American Coffee Farms Now Generate Energy from Wastewater

August 28, 2014 by  
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Did you know that only 1 percent of freshwater in the world is available for human consumption? Or that 140 litres of water are required to produce a single cup of coffee? Over 70% of water used in Latin American coffee farms is returned into rivers without being treated, causing severe damage to to downstream communities, aquatic fauna, and flora, due to its organic waste and high toxicity. UTZ Certified, a sustainable farming initiative, is changing that. 19 pilot sites across Nicaragua , Honduras , and Guatemala received tailor-made coffee wastewater and solid waste treatment mechanisms, and the positive impact, both economic and environmental, has been startling. Read the rest of 19 Central American Coffee Farms Now Generate Energy from Wastewater Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: clean water , coffee , coffee farm , coffee farming , coffee farms , coffee production , drinkable water , Guatemala , Honduras , nicaragua , recycled water , UTZ , UTZ Certified , waste water , wastewater , water initiatives , water issues

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Philippe Starck and Moustache Launch Electric Bikes for Mud, Asphalt, Sand, and Snow!

August 28, 2014 by  
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One Planet Communities: The Earth’s Greenest Neighborhoods

August 28, 2014 by  
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Former EPA Headquarters Receive LEED Certified Retrofit as D.C.’s Newest Residential Towers

February 6, 2014 by  
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Workshop: How Alternative Transportation Can Help "Existing Building" Owners Achieve LEED Certification

June 25, 2012 by  
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Help your employer become an environmental leader by becoming LEED* Certified!

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Certificate in Greenhouse Gas Inventory, Accounting and Reporting leading to CSA’s globally recognized professional GHG Inventory Quantifier Certification.

June 25, 2012 by  
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You can’t manage what you can’t measure.

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Webinar: UTZ Certified – A Sustainability Program for Coffee, Cocoa and Tea

June 25, 2012 by  
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SGS invites you to attend the webinar “UTZ Certified – A Sustainability Program for Coffee, Cocoa and Tea”. This complimentary webinar will be presented by John Terry, SGS Global Product Manager – Food Supply Chain Assurance.

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VERGE Virtual: Cities 2.0

June 24, 2012 by  
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A three-hour, interactive webcast focusing on how cities are embracing smart city strategies to leverage information and technology to drive sustainable economic growth.

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Carbon Strategy Practitioner Training

May 23, 2012 by  
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The Certified Carbon Strategy Practitioner training enables participants to acquire the knowledge necessary to design and sustain a carbon footprint strategy, manage reporting and learn the tools and techniques to create green products and services.

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Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Training

May 23, 2012 by  
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The Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Training will provide you with the tools necessary to develop sustainable strategies, implement CSR programs, and communicate performance, through sustainability (CSR) reporting methods.

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