Companies double down on energy productivity

April 1, 2019 by  
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Adapted from State of Green Business 2019, published by GreenBiz in partnership with Trucost, part of S&P Global.It’s well established that using less energy doesn’t have to come at the expense of economic growth. But why settle for seeking the same results with less power — the hallmark of efficiency programs — when the real jackpot could be increased sales or higher levels of productivity by prioritizing low-carbon energy management?

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How Morgan Stanley is investing in change

April 1, 2019 by  
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The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: Audrey Choi from Morgan Stanley on the importance of ESG finance.

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Natural Deodorant Screams ‘Sweaty Stink, No More!’

November 12, 2015 by  
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There are many stereotypes about us Eco-friendly sorts: we shed tears when we see someone litter, we’re pathologically opposed to plastic bags, and perhaps most unflatteringly, our dedication to the environment can sometimes come at the expense of…

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Forget Airplanes, Travel Via Cloud: Floating Zeppelin Network by Tiago Barros

October 18, 2011 by  
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Images: Tiago Barros In a world where everything seems to operate at hyper-speeds (often at the expense of the environment), we’re well aware of the apparent benefits behind such movements as ” slow food ” ” slow cities ” and ” slow design .” But what about “

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Green Your Workplace and Keep Your Friends

April 1, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Good Knowing what should be done to make your office a more environmentally friendly place, it’s easy to let your enthusiasm take over—at the expense of your co-workers’ patients. To help out, Good has compiled a quick set of tips for ” going green at the workplace without driving your co-workers nuts .”… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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We Are Like "Watermelons: Green On The Outside And Red Or Socialist On The Inside."

February 25, 2010 by  
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Will Hales of Wicomico County, MD., describes how Mar-Delicious watermelons are produced on his farm. Name calling is so much fun. Maryland State Senator Richard Colburn, R-Cambridge, thought he was having some at our expense when he characterized environmentalists as watermellon-like (quoted in the headline of this post).

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Recycling Could Solve Pesky Polypropylene Carpet Problem

January 20, 2010 by  
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Yowzers – according to the U.S. EPA, about four billion, yes billion pounds of carpet go into the waste stream every year – much of it is used, some is new carpet left over from building construction .  A lot of that carpet (and carpet backing) is made of cheap, durable polypropylene fiber, which makes up about 80% of the sales for commercial carpet.

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Canada Goes After Yes Men For Copenhagen Parody, Knocks Out 4500 Websites

January 4, 2010 by  
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During the Copenhagen conference the Yes Men had some fun at the expense of Canada, creating a fake website, inventing press secretary Felix Charlebois, and promising a 40 percent reduction in emissions in greenhouse gas emissions. The Canadian Prime Minister is not known for his sense of humour, and was not amused; Instead, Environment Canada went after the host of the parody website and demanded that it be taken down

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Study Finds Cross-Border Cooperation Reduces Conservation Costs by 45%

December 31, 2009 by  
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Image credit: joiseyshowaa /Flickr Most conservation studies focus on biodiversity, but to be successful in a real-world application, they must also consider the cost of research and protection programs.

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Just What We Needed Dept: Birdwatchcam Takes Pictures For Birdwatchers Short On Time

December 31, 2009 by  
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Images via Designboom Touted as a device for avid birdwatchers who don’t have time to get out in the field, the Birdwatchercam can be mounted to a tree to track your feathered friends. But, if you’re an avid birdwatcher, wouldn’t you rather see the birds? Well, if you lack the time, here’s a gadget you might be interested in.

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