Why Sun Chemical sees solar as part of its cost-reduction strategy

March 7, 2017 by  
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Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, recently added another healthy dose of renewable energy to its portfolio.The company has announced the signing of a 20-year solar power purchase agreement (PPA) that will allow its client, Sun Chemical, to cut electricity costs at its Carlstadt, N.J., production facility by roughly $400,000. This extends the energy savings the company has realized through its partnership with Schneider, which runs into the millions.

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10 vegan probiotic foods that boost immunity & promote good gut health

November 8, 2015 by  
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There is never a bad time to add some ‘good’ bacteria to your diet. Probiotics are often taken in supplement form to help strengthen immune defenses , especially on the cusp of the winter flu season. Pills and chalky powders aren’t the only way, though. It turns out there are some delicious alternatives available – and some of them might take you by surprise! We’ve rounded up a list of our favorite vegan foods that naturally contain the healthy bacteria your body needs to maintain proper digestion and intestinal health, in addition to protecting you from sickness and infection. These probiotic foods aren’t just good for your guts, they are really tasty additions to anyone’s diet . Read on to learn about 10 awesome options for adding healthy bacteria to your menu today. READ MORE >

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HOW TO: Make Fresh Fruit and Yogurt Ice Pops for a Healthy Summer Treat

May 11, 2014 by  
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There’s nothing like cooling off on a hot summer’s day with a refreshing ice pop . Instead of eating store-bought and sugar-packed popsicles, however, why not make your own yummy pops with a healthy twist? We’ve got a delicious fruit and yogurt popsicle recipe that’ll not only satisfy your sweet tooth, but is also fun to make! Click through the link to learn how to make these beautiful organic tie-dye pops. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: diy popsicles , fruit and yogurt ice pops , fruit and yogurt popsicles , fruit ice pops , healthy popsicles , ice pop recipe , organic popsicles , popsicle recipe , yogurt ice pops , yogurt popsicles

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DIY This Healthy ‘Three Sisters’ Soup Recipe To Fill Your Belly In Chilly Weather

January 25, 2014 by  
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Do you know the Three Sisters ? No, we’re not talking about a new musical group. The Three Sisters are corn, beans, and squash–three staples of the Native American diet that have actually been shown to be the perfect companion plants. Growing them in close proximity to each other helps ward off pests and replenish the soil. Much of the U.S. is experiencing Polar Vortex Part II right now. If you’re struggling to stay warm in single digit temperatures, a hot meal is the perfect pick me up. Mix up a big pot of this healthy, hearty soup tonight! Follow the link for the easy recipe. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: healthy soup recipes , Inhabitots , seasonal soup recipes , soup recipes , three sisters , three sisters soup , three sisters soup recipe , winter soup recipes        

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Walmart Pledges $10 Million To Support “Made In The USA” Products

January 25, 2014 by  
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At the recent United States Conference of Mayors’ winter meeting in Washington, D.C., Walmart executives announced a new plan to invest in American businesses. Long criticized for importing the vast majority of its wares from other countries, like China and Thailand, while the American economy suffers, Walmart’s move seems to be an attempt to improve its reputation. The plan, revealed by Walmart president Bill Simon, is to use a $10 million fund to bolster manufacturing in the United States. Keep reading to find out how Walmart plans to use this money to create jobs. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: American businesses , buy local , domestic manufacturing , ecouterre , made in the usa , support local business , walmart , Walmart $10 million fund , Walmart fund for American business        

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8 Healthy and Delicious Snacks for Back to School

September 2, 2012 by  
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Little boy with apple  image via  Shutterstock Apples are great and all, but if you want to make sure your kids maintains good eating habits while at school, you’re going to have to send them packing with more than just apples. Finding snacks that are organic, healthy, and also delicious enough that your children will eat them isn’t as hard as it sounds. From dried fruit to homemade granola, we’ve rounded up our top eight favorite healthy and delicious snacks for your kid to take to school. Head over to Inhabitots to see the full list. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: back to school , healthy snacks , homemade granola , kids , organic food , organic fruit , organic produce , Organic vegetables , parenting , school

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A Week of Healthy, Eco-Friendly, Packed “Bento Box” Lunches for Kids

August 26, 2012 by  
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Does your kid’s packed lunch make the cut? Inhabitots offers up some school lunch tips sure to give you a jumpstart for the new year. From pre-planning lunch menus to sprucing up some nutritious lunchbox staples, you’ll love these innovative kid-friendly alternatives. Check out how to feed your kids healthy foods in an eco-friendly way and keep them interested, from fall to summer. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: A Week of Healthy Lunch Options , back to school , Back to School Lunch , bento box , Eco-friendly lunch , Fall Back to School Lunches , Healthy Kid’s Lunch , Inhabitots , school lunch

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Making Healthy Places: An Essential Tool For Urban Designers (Book Review)

September 30, 2011 by  
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A few months ago many were outraged by the case of Raquel Nelson , who was convicted of vehicular homicide because she crossed the street to get home instead of walking up to the traffic light, and her son was killed by a drunk and drugged driver. It was and remains outrageous, but what causes our cities to be so badly designed, so unhealthy, so dangerous? A new book from Island Press tries to answer these questions. Making Healthy Places brings together doctors, planners, health experts and other… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Double Impact Challenge On Healthy Eating Habits

August 22, 2011 by  
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Which healthy eating habit should Double Impact add next? Every week, we’ve been asking you to help vote on new Double Impact challenges so that you can keep earning points and rewards for your favorite charity! But now your vote can also earn you a prize as part of Double Impact’s Giveaway 4 Good !… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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SafeTouch Polyester Insulation: Healthy, But Is It Green?

March 8, 2010 by  
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We have noted that UltraTouch insulation from recycled cotton is great stuff, but I still get upset when I see their pictures of kids putting their heads on i t; it has borax, a known respiratory irritant, added as a fire retardant and to keep out vermin. All cellulose insulations do. Now Alex Wilson at

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