5 ways hospitals can launch effective recycling programs for single-use products

June 25, 2018 by  
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Dignity Health’s sustainability leader offers insights on how the health care giant put circular economy ideals into practice with the launch of its program for handling used sterilization wrap.

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Here comes the sun: Solar plus storage energy solutions get competitive

June 25, 2018 by  
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As the price of the dynamic duo of solar photovoltaic plus battery storage drops rapidly, experts expect to see major market shifts soon.

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Storm damage to forests costs billions — here’s how artificial intelligence can help

June 25, 2018 by  
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What happens when computer science and forest management meet.

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Biomimicry @ 20: A conversation with Janine Benyus

July 24, 2017 by  
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It’s been two decades since the launch of a book and a movement on harnessing nature’s designs to solve pressing environmental challenges. How — and where — is it going?

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IKEA’s 7 imperatives for scrapping food waste

July 24, 2017 by  
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The furniture maker-turned-restaurateur partnered with tech companies Leanpath and Winnow to save thousands of tons of wasted food resources and euros.

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How virtual reality will change the world

September 30, 2016 by  
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Virtual Reality dates to the 1950s, but 2016 is its seminal moment. With the launch of consumer VR systems we are entering a new reality of how we experience and interface with our technology. It’s not just entertainment: VR offers the potential to fundamentally change how we learn, interact, and recover through a variety of potential applications in academia, healthcare, advocacy and industry. This briefing will explore some possible ways VR can accelerate the sustainable economy.

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Healthy buildings, made so through data

December 7, 2015 by  
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Vivian Dien, project manager of Quartz, explains the launch of the building industry database of commonly used building materials and their environmental and health hazard impacts.

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Designing healthy buildings through data

December 7, 2015 by  
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Vivian Dien, project manager of Quartz, explains the launch of the building industry database of commonly used building materials and their environmental and health hazard impacts.

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Japan Prepares to Launch Giant Net into Orbit to Sweep up Space Debris

January 16, 2014 by  
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In late February, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is teaming up with a fishing equipment company to test out an unusual approach to fighting space junk: a satellite equipped with a 300-meter magnetic net that will sweep up the man-made debris hovering in low-Earth orbit. Read the rest of Japan Prepares to Launch Giant Net into Orbit to Sweep up Space Debris Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: experimental technologies , Fishing Net , Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency , japanese policy , japanese space program , JAXA , near-earth orbit , orbital debris , space debris , space fishing net , space junk        

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Toyota to Launch Automated Driving Safety Technologies in a Few Years

October 14, 2013 by  
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Toyota recently announced plans to introduce a new Automated Highway Driving Assist (AHDA) system that will use automated driving technologies to support safer highway driving. The system will be introduced in the mid-2010s and it will use cooperative-adaptive cruise control and lane trace control technology to ensure that vehicles stay within their intended driving lanes and follow a safe distance behind other vehicles. Read the rest of Toyota to Launch Automated Driving Safety Technologies in a Few Years Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: adaptive cruise control , automated driving , automotive , autonomous vehicle , car safety , car technology , green transportation , lane trace control , Toyota        

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