Episode 175: Some 30 Under 30 sound bites, circular thinking, electric ferries

June 7, 2019 by  
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In this episode, we feature five individuals from our fourth 30 Under 30 list. Plus, meet Harald Friedl, the CEO of consultancy Circle Economy.

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Aveda goes Full Circle to recycle cosmetics packaging

July 16, 2013 by  
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Aveda joins other cosmetics brands, such as Origins and Lush, in recycling used bottles and tubes into new ones.

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Water Cleansing Traffic Circle in Normal, Illinois

November 11, 2010 by  
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The central Illinois town of Normal (yes, that is the actual name of the town) has a new roundabout that doubles as a living plaza where stormwater recycling, public space, and transportation work in unison. The Circle, designed by Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects , cleanses water collected from surrounding streetscapes through chemical-free filtration bogs and then returns it to the site in the form of a public water feature. Later, the water is recycled again to irrigate the adjacent streets

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Full Circle is a Cute Big-Wheeled Folding Bike Sans Chain

September 17, 2010 by  
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For all you folding bike enthusiasts out there – the Full Circle, an entry in Seoul Cycle Design Competition , may make your city commute easier and more stylish. Unlike most folding bikes , this one — designed by Sanghyun Jeong and Jun-Tae Park — has got nice big wheels to make navigation easier. When you fold it up, there’s no chain to muck things up; instead, it uses free wheel gear.

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Connecting Consumers to Causes on BloomSpot

August 31, 2010 by  
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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Emily Smith, Manager of Marketing and Business Development at BloomSpot , sharing her experience in using social media to help build a mission-based business initiative. BloomSpot is an online lifestyle magazine featuring the best restaurants, hotels, spas and more in SF, NY and LA.

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Green Circle Marketplace is First LEED Platinum Shopping Center in the US

March 24, 2010 by  
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Inhabitat readers hufftprojects recently wrote in to tell us about their Green Circle Market place, the first shopping center in the US to receive the rating of LEED Platinum from the USGBC . By utilizing recycled materials , photovoltaic solar cells , and geothermal energy , this 23,000 square foot shopping center in Springfield, Missouri has become of the most environmentally sustainable retail spaces in the United States

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