How to Build and Maintain a Community House

August 20, 2014 by  
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There’s a notable difference between a home and a community:  a home is a place you’re forced to be; a place where you might not feel like you belong because your family won’t let you use the backyard to create a compost pit. In comparison, a community is a place you want to be; a place where you feel like you belong; a place you can contribute to and grow  with. Building a community takes time, but with the right kind of people it can ultimately help you learn and grow as a person . Read the rest of How to Build and Maintain a Community House Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: activism , activist , agenda , awareness , chores , community , compost , consciousness , contribute , disagreements , Environment , goals , Green Design Events , group norms , Grow , Health , healthy , home , judgments , Living , meetings , opinions , relaxation , relief , rent , to do list

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Top 10 U.S. cities for green meetings in 2014

December 14, 2013 by  
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From Portland to New York City, these destinations make sustainability critical to meeting operations.

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Sailing the World’s Cup into San Francisco’s sustainable waters

February 13, 2013 by  
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Jill Savery, the America's Cup's sustainability lead, shares some of the challenges posed by green sporting events.

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Investment in green lodging remains strong, survey finds

August 16, 2012 by  
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More hotels have water-saving programs and completely smoke-free facilities, and almost half have or are working toward green certification.

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Video series: Redefining our relationship with organics

July 9, 2012 by  
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Gain new insight into organics management through conversations with leaders in the field.

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How Home Depot is expanding the organic compost market

June 28, 2012 by  
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Take a look inside how a two-year-old startup got some of America's largest retailers to put its products on the shelves.

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After Rio, is a sustainability ‘holding pattern’ our best hope?

June 28, 2012 by  
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Last week's Rio+20 Summit showed how the confluence of the global economic crisis and the ongoing failure by international negotiations to achieve results are making it harder for governments to commit to sustainability — but business still has a role.

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Why Super Bowl XLVI Will Be the Greenest Yet

February 3, 2012 by  
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Although it's a festival of excess in many ways, Super Bowl XLVI, taking place this Sunday, reveals how far the NFL — and pro sports in general — has come in considering and trying to reduce their environmental impacts.

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Global Reporting Initiative Publishes New Guidelines for Green Events

January 25, 2012 by  
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Event organizers can now report on sustainability issues like impacts on communities, natural environments, and local and global economies, a move that aims to speed adoption of green meetings, and will impact the 2012 Olympics in London.

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My 5 Favorite Events of the Year

December 13, 2011 by  
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One of the other encouraging trends we’ve seen in 2011 is the importance of events. Here are some of the better ones I had a chance to speak at this year.  

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