How big data and behavioral science boost energy efficiency

July 31, 2017 by  
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The vast majority of people are willing to do the right thing if given the chance, especially when it comes to preserving the planet for future generations. The challenge is empowering people with the tools and knowledge to make better purchasing decisions for energy-efficient products. Figuring out how to engage the consumer market, which spends $1 billion on energy-consuming products per year in the U.S. alone, is where Enervee comes in. 

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How Canada’s dairy capital became a ‘change agent’ for renewables

June 22, 2017 by  
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A small agricultural city is jumping at the chance to lead the way on sustainability.

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Create This Luxurious Body Lotion with 3 Simple Ingredients

April 26, 2017 by  
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The best part of living an eco-friendly life isn’t the fame or the glory, nor the never-ending parades and accolades — no, it’s the chance to actually create things for yourself instead of buying them. One of my favorite creations of…

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Recycling fishing gear is a net positive for startups and oceans

April 10, 2017 by  
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Companies such as Aquafil are biting at the chance to recycle more than 700,000 tons of discarded marine gear that threaten marine life.

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Top 6 Ecotourism Destinations for 2017

December 28, 2016 by  
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Love our planet and want the chance to see all it has to offer without making a negative impact? There are ways to travel responsibly, and there are some spots that are changing so quickly that going now is imperative. For a little travel…

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Ricochet the surfing dog helps kids with SMA play at the beach

September 3, 2016 by  
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For many people, summer is all about playing at the beach and living carefree, but for children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a day at the beach can be a challenge. That’s why we love Cure SMA and Puppy Prodigies fabulous project. Thanks to a surfboard riding therapy dog named Ricochet, kids with SMA got the chance to ride the waves on a surfboard at the beach.

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American’s have too much stuff and it is bad for our mental health

September 3, 2016 by  
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These days, most of us have so much stuff that it is actually making us ill. In a recent study that confirms what many of us already knew, many Americans admit to having way too much crap , while at the same time, a huge number of people are struggling to pay their bills. It’s all combining to make for some miserable, unhealthy people.

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Adidas x Parley host giveaway for 3D-printed sneakers made from recycled ocean plastic

June 11, 2016 by  
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If you’ve ever wanted to get your hands on a 3D-printed shoe, here’s your chance. In honor of World Oceans Day , Adidas and Parley for the Oceans are giving away 50 free pairs of their beautiful 3D-printed running shoes made almost entirely of recycled ocean plastic. Around 16.5 post-consumer plastic bottles and 13 grams of gill-net plastic were used in the production of every sneaker. Read on to learn how you can enter.

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A free man in Paris: Reflections on a week at COP21

December 12, 2015 by  
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What an emotionally combustible mix for me.First, the chance to be in the city where the fate of the planet is being discussed. Okay, so I wasn’t rubbing elbows with Lauren Fabius, Narendra Modi and Todd Stern negotiating the fine print of the COP21 accord. But to be in Paris along with 40,000 others dedicated to coming up with an agreement the save the planet, was stimulating.

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Enter This Competition for a Chance to See Your Design Built in New York

June 25, 2014 by  
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Calling all designers, architects and visionaries! FIGMENT is now accepting submissions for its 2015 City of Dreams Pavilion Competition. They’re looking for creative, forward-thinking designs made using recycled materials and the winner’s pavilion will actually be built on Governors Island next year, so enter now ! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: City of Dreams Pavilion , eco design , figment , governors island , green design , recyclable pavilion , recycled pavilion , sustainable design

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