15 beautiful and easy button crafts and projects for kids

April 3, 2016 by  
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If you have a bunch of buttons collecting dust in the corner, why not transform them into beautiful crafts ? We’ve rounded up 15 great button crafts that are both fun to make with the kids and educational. From an adorable button owl to personalized button hair clips, the sky is the limit for remaking the humble button. Keep reading to see the different button craft possibilities! READ MORE>

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3 ways Walmart and its suppliers are reducing packaging

June 5, 2012 by  
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At a sustainable packaging expo last month, Walmart and its suppliers showcased the different ways they're reducing packaging, from cereal and shoe boxes to wine bottles and more.

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Swag, cash or kudos: The best rewards of employee engagement

May 22, 2012 by  
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A survey of the different types of rewards and best practices that inspire employees to support company sustainability programs.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Efficient Light Bulbs to Replace Energy-Sucking 60-Watt Incandescents

March 21, 2012 by  
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Energy-sucking 60-watt incandescent light bulbs are still found in homes around the world, however there a variety of light bulbs out there that last longer, consume less energy, and provide up to 95% of the light output. Considering the fact that incandescent bulbs will be phased out in the near future ( January 2014 , to be exact), it’s time to consider replacing them with efficient alternatives. Hit the jump for an infographic explaining the different energy-efficient lighting solutions out there! The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Efficient Light Bulbs to Replace Energy-Sucking 60-Watt Incandescents Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 60 watt light bulb , cfl , compact fluorescent light bulb , energy efficient lighting infographic , green lighting , incandescent light bulb , led a19 , LED light bulb , lighting infographic

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Even Tiny Doses of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Like BPA Can Cause Big Health Problems

March 21, 2012 by  
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We’ve known for decades that exposure to certain hormone-disrupting chemicals are dangerous to humans and other creatures, and that they can cause cancer, infertility, obesity and other diseases. But some experts have remained on the fence as to whether very low doses of known endocrine disruptors, like Bisphenol A , which is used in hard plastics and tin can lining, are harmful. Last week, a team of 12 scientists led by Tufts University’s Laura Vandenberg published a report that concludes that even tiny doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals can be harmful. Read the rest of Even Tiny Doses of Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals Like BPA Can Cause Big Health Problems Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: atrazine , bisphenol A , BPA , BPA Free , breast cancer , cancer , cans , chemicals , endocrine disrupting chemicals , endocrine disruptors , hormone disruptors , Nalgene bottles , SIGG , tamoxifen , toxins

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INHABITAT INTERVIEW: 8 Questions with Starbucks Global Responsibility VP Ben Packard

March 21, 2012 by  
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Read the rest of INHABITAT INTERVIEW: 8 Questions with Starbucks Global Responsibility VP Ben Packard Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ben packard , coffee farming , coffee house , corporate social responsibility , ethical farming sustainable agriculture , leed certified stores , leed for retail , recycled packaging , renewable energy credits , social responsibility , starbucks global responsbility , starbucks leed , U.S. Green Building Council , water scarcity

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How SolarReserve Navigates Bleak Predictions for Solar in the US

January 3, 2012 by  
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The company, which is in the midst of an ambitious, utility-scale solar thermal project in Nevada, is walking a thin tightrope as the solar power industry in the US suffers from poor policies and a newly competitive landscape for solar power.

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5 Companies, 5 Different Takes on Employee Engagement

January 3, 2012 by  
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From Fairmont Hotels to Google, companies of all sizes, in all industries, are looping their employees in to their sustainability efforts. These are some of the most innovative and successful examples.

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Why The #Occupy Movement Is An Environmental Movement

November 4, 2011 by  
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F. Scott Fitzgerald said “The Rich Are Different Than You And Me”. He was right. TreeHugger should recognize that the 1% are cooking this planet.

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Climate Access Seeks to Forge Bridge Between Research and Action

November 4, 2011 by  
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A new online effort is aimed at connecting climate researchers and those working on the front lines of sustainability more efficiently than ever before.

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