Yoga pants, fleece jackets and the microplastics dilemma

March 28, 2017 by  
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No clothing brand intended for their synthetic products to be discharged into the environment in the former of tiny bits of plastic. Now that they know, they must step up and tackle the problem.

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Dow, BASF, Eastman stir up new formulas for safer chemicals

March 16, 2017 by  
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The market opportunity for safer chemicals to replace those suspected to hold endocrine disruptors and other toxins is estimated to be headed to $100 billion by 2020.

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How Internet of things startup Verdigris gives buildings a voice

March 16, 2017 by  
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The new cloud-based company promises savings up to millions of dollars. But for starters, the upfront investment is minimal.

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Companies cut food waste to stop wasting profits

March 16, 2017 by  
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Businesses that stop wasting food generate a 14-fold return on investment.

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Landscape conservation: The opportunity for companies and supply chains

March 13, 2017 by  
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Sponsored: Aligning the interests of companies and communities to protect, restore and conserve land should be part of every company’s commodity supply-chain strategy.

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Seeing the forest for the trees: Widening the lens for real returns

February 6, 2017 by  
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Sponsored: Only in understanding what landscapes mean to each actor operating within it, can solutions to negate deforestation be implemented.

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World’s tiniest phone repair shops open in London’s iconic red telephone boxes

January 10, 2017 by  
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If you’re in London and need your gadget charged or repaired, you might want to look for that iconic red telephone box. A group of London-based techies have recently opened the world’s tiniest phone repair shop– Lovefonebox– housed in the city’s repurposed red telephone box, and promise to repair mobile devices in less than 30 minutes. The company, named Lovefone , have set up their first repair shop in a red telephone booth in Greenwich, London. They decided to bring these landmarks, made obsolete by mobile technology, back to life, and convert them into tiny mobile phone repair shops with a free charging service. Related: Iconic Verbier Ski Gondolas Repurposed into Stunning Shelters to be Auctioned for Charity Lovefone will start with locations in Greenwich and Knightsbridge and are planning another 6 boxes in London. Their aim is to have 35 locations in London over the next 18 months with franchise opportunities available outside London. + Lovefone

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You’ll never guess how CO2 can save us

December 13, 2016 by  
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Carbon dioxide is a waste product that is heating up our planet — but it also may be an unexpected solution to climate change.

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Temporary dome made from newspapers pops-up in Beirut

November 14, 2016 by  
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https://vimeo.com/189543978#at=0 Paper Dome recently popped up in Beirut’s Sanayeh Garden . A dream team of 10 local architecture students, guided by Atelier YokYok  and Ulysse Lacoste, built the structure in just seven days. Its skeleton was assembled from local pine wood, and the skin is made up of folded newspaper “tiles”. Related: Designer Woojai Lee recycles newspaper into “marbled” furniture The ephemeral structure, which offers shade and shelter to curious passersby, rests on one point so that it can be easily lifted. Once inside, visitors can enjoy the tranquility of the space and reflect on the fragility of life. Paper Dome was designed as part of Art in Motion , a public art festival in Beirut , for the inclusion of wide audiences from diverse socio-economical backgrounds. + Atelier YokYok + Ulysse Lacoste + Art in Motion Via UrDesign Photos by  Atelier YokYok

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Carbon removal: The next frontier of corporate climate action

October 28, 2016 by  
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Why Interface, Sprint and other manufacturers are grabbing the early opportunity to cash out on carbon-negative solutions.

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