How strategic public-private partnerships are shaping up in cities

June 26, 2018 by  
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Examples from Charlotte, Kansas City, Salt Lake City and beyond.

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Toward a playbook for public-private partnerships

May 1, 2018 by  
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Here’s a tool for building sustainable cities, whether in Charlotte or Detroit, San Francisco or New York City and beyond.

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Futuristic Cassina Refuge Tonneau Designed in the 1930s Resembles a Space Shuttle

February 24, 2014 by  
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Tres Birds Workshop’s Artistic Wooden Nests Mimic Bird Habitat in Vail, CO

February 24, 2014 by  
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Fifth Fence Farm Creates Cozy, Eco Chic Wool Throws

February 6, 2014 by  
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Michael and Vera brought their first lambs home in 2012, and were instantly enamored. Today, they operate Fifth Fence Farm in Charlotte, Vermont, and produce small-batch wool throws in classic plaited twill and herringbone patterns. Their flock of sixteen sheep are fed on grass, minerals and kelp and grow full, radiant fleeces. Fifth Fence Farm throws are available in four patterns, all named for ewes in the flock: Mona, Iris, Elba and Sparrow. Read the rest of Fifth Fence Farm Creates Cozy, Eco Chic Wool Throws Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: charlotte , eco-friendly fabrics , Fifth Fence Farm , green design , green interiors , sustainable design , sustainable housewares , Sustainable Interiors , sustainable wool , vermont        

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Boxman Studios Doubles Staff to Create More Pop-Up Shipping Container Buildings

February 15, 2013 by  
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Airport Using Worms to Help Reduce Waste

January 17, 2013 by  
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One of the nation’s busiest airports is taking a new approach to managing the half a pound of garbage that the average traveler generates per visit. The Charlotte (N.C.) Douglas International Airport has installed a vermicomposting system at its…

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Airport Using Worms to Help Reduce Waste

January 17, 2013 by  
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One of the nation’s busiest airports is taking a new approach to managing the half a pound of garbage that the average traveler generates per visit. The Charlotte (N.C.) Douglas International Airport has installed a vermicomposting system at its…

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When will the candidates talk about creating a sustainable economy?

September 6, 2012 by  
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A report from a sustainable business conference in Charlotte.

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How Charlotte drives economic growth through sustainable innovation

August 8, 2012 by  
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Envision: Charlotte is a citywide initiative offering innovative approaches in the quest to reduce energy and water consumption and attract businesses.

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