Take these 3 steps, add $500 million and create a circular economy for packaging, report urges

October 22, 2019 by  
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It will take $500 million by 2025 to create the recycling system of the future and dramatically increase the collection of post-consumer plastics, according to the Recycling Partnership.

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Palm oil buyers cultivate Mexico’s ambition to grow a sustainable industry

October 22, 2019 by  
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Food companies Oleopalma and PepsiCo lead smallholder certification drive.

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Report Report: Blockchain, forests, sustainability goals and more

October 22, 2019 by  
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A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.

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Geizeer cube delivers personal cooling for less than 1 cent per day

May 22, 2016 by  
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The crowdfunding campaign has started for the new project of idea3Di It’s not possible and healtly to use air conditioner frequently: high electric energy consuption makes it a luxury accessor, and the excessive use could cause some malaises like headache, stiff neck, back ache and respiratory disease. Fans, at the same time, move the air and give a refreshment sensation, but, on the other side, stimulate sweating and could increase the risk of dehydration. Working, studing, sleeping watching…

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INFOGRAPHIC: The benefits of structural insulated panels

November 24, 2015 by  
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The demand for better-built homes continues to rise as codes get stronger and homeowners realize the many benefits of a high performance home. Never before have so many construction methods been available to homeowners. One of the most comprehensive building solutions includes Structural Insulated Panels , or SIPs. As one of the few building methods that solve multiple building needs all by themselves, SIPs are very energy-efficient , produce less waste and increase the speed in which a home can be built. Point Zero High Performance Homes created the following infographic to help illustrate the major benefits of SIP-built homes. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: The benefits of structural insulated panels

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California Approves New Renewable Energy Target: 33% by 2010 – Let’s Hope It Stands Past November

September 24, 2010 by  
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photo: Port of San Diego via flickr Seemingly on cue, just as a Congressional hearing is told that more Asian nations than China are soon going to be beating out the United States on renewable energy without stronger legislation, California regulators have voted to increase the state’s renewable energy standard to 33% by 2020. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Conversations with Women Cyclists (Video)

September 15, 2010 by  
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Bikes are for Everyone While in some parts of the world (Copenhagen, Amsterdam), cycling is the most normal thing in the world for both sexes, other places have had more problems making women feel like cycling might be for them. Thankfully, this is gradually starting to change in many places, and I’m hoping that a virtuous cycle will take place; if women start seeing lots of women on bikes instead of just a bunch of guys, it’ll increase the chances that they’ll think “hey, maybe I should try it”

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Offshore Wind and Wave Farms Should be Designed to Create Artificial Reefs

February 18, 2010 by  
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Image: NREL Doing More With What We Have Dan Wilhelmsson of the Department of Zoology at Stockholm University recently published a dissertation showing that the underwater foundations of offshore wind and wave farms can be beneficial to marine life, creating artificial reefs that increase the number of fish and crabs.

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