Is Europe superior on sustainable business?

June 27, 2016 by  
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With the future of the European Union at the top of the headlines these days, I’ve been thinking about the differences between European and American companies on sustainability.My own experiences make me think Europe is way ahead of the United States when it comes to sustainable business. Working for McDonald’s, I quite often dipped into Europe from my Chicago base. I heard even crusty cab drivers pontificate about climate change and bemoaned, even publicly, that the sustainability IQ of Americans was 1 on a scale of 1 to 10, compared with Europeans at 10.

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Community Support Group for Backyard Chicken Keepers

November 10, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Transition Town Wivenhoe With a live webcam of horrific chicken cruelty fresh in my memory, I’ve been thinking a lot about my own experiences of backyard chicken keeping . While I can’t now imagine not having fresh eggs, fertilizer, waste disposal and companionship provided by the ladies in the backyard, I do remember a time when I was incredibly in… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Jenesys Flatpack Homes: The Real Thing Looks Better Than The Renderings

November 10, 2010 by  
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images credit: Jenesys Windows can be a problem for architects; We probably use too many of them, not for the light they bring in but for the way they look. But even the best windows have only a fraction of the insulating quality of the walls surrounding them, causing big heat gains and losses. When I first saw Carsten Jensen ‘s designs for the Jenesys Flatpack prefabs three years ago , I I joked that “the more energy-efficient build…

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