Episode 80: Sustainable tourism, VERGE Hawaii preview, the coming electric bus

June 16, 2017 by  
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In this week’s episode, the GreenBiz team covers the journey to sustainable tourism, BMW’s investment in electric buses and the fate of globalized corporations.

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GreenBiz tech talk explores future of sustainable space travel

September 22, 2015 by  
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Astronaut Cady Coleman invites you to “Ideate with NASA” on how sustainable technologies can enable the journey to Mars and beyond.

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Where Do Phone Books Come From and Where Do They End Up?

May 16, 2013 by  
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Ever wonder about the journey your phone book has taken to arrive at your door, or what happens once it it’s recycled? Check out the green practices employed by Dex for its directories before and after delivery.

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Where Do Phone Books Come From and Where Do They End Up?

May 16, 2013 by  
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Ever wonder about the journey your phone book has taken to arrive at your door, or what happens once it it’s recycled? Check out the green practices employed by Dex for its directories before and after delivery.

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Used Tires Upcycled into Home and Garden Décor

May 16, 2013 by  
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In 2009, the U.S. generated 291.8 million scrap tires, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association. Many of these tires get reused, though, and often in unique ways. One Milwaukee-based company called Flat Tire Décor specializes in taking…

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Sustainability Reporting Is a Journey

October 25, 2012 by  
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Do you really need a Corporate Sustainability Report? Probably. But only if it's done right.

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Hasbro Maps CSR Journey with First Corporate Responsibility Report

December 8, 2011 by  
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The process of creating our first comprehensive CSR Report has been an eye-opening experience.

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GM’s Journey From the Gulf to the Volt

December 22, 2010 by  
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Let’s bring some perspective to GM’s use of waste from Gulf oil spill cleanup booms in the Volt and its other recent electric and hybrid vehicle news.

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"Starbucks Calls Cup-to-Cup Recycling "Viable". I Call it Something Else.

November 30, 2010 by  
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Starbucks has very proudly announced the completion of a pilot project where they have proven that paper cups can be recycled into new paper cups. They call it a breakthrough in their “goal of ensuring 100 percent of its cups are reusable or recyclable by 2015” In a press release they say: “This innovation represents an important milestone in our journey,” said Jim Hanna, Starbucks director of Environmental Impact.

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Speed Camera Lottery Could Save Lives and Fuel! (Video)

November 30, 2010 by  
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Photo: Youtube Let’s Hope it Won’t Stay Just a Commercial German car maker Volkswagen has produced a series of ads based on “fun theory”, the simple idea that if something is fun or if there’s something in it for you, you are more likely to do it than if you’re just “supposed to”. It’s pretty simply psychology, yet if we look at everything we’re supposed to do, that fact is very rarely taken into account by authorities. One of the ads is about a special speed camera (see the video below): Like a regular speed camera, it can fine drivers who go over the speed limit, but there’s also a carrot…

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