How GE illuminated San Diego — smartly

December 15, 2015 by  
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The City of San Diego is lit with something quite a bit smarter than the average city. In a pilot program with GE Lighting, San Diego is slowly replacing its street lights with a system of sensor-driven LED lights that also serve as a base layer for smart city services.

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Can a carpet factory run like a forest?

June 12, 2015 by  
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Biomimicry 3.8 co-founder Janine Benyus reflects on the launch of a pilot program with carpet maker Interface to see if a factory can generate the same ecological benefits as a forest.

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Austin Launches Curbside Compost Program

January 18, 2013 by  
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The eco-friendly southwestern city launched a curbside compost pilot program earlier this month, utilizing 7,900 households for the initial launch.

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Kohl’s Joins Growing List of Retailers to Embrace EV Charging

December 15, 2011 by  
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Kohl’s Department Stores is latest retailer to launch a pilot program that will provide charging stations for customers’ electric cars.

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Cisco Saving $24 Million With Packaging Diet

March 11, 2010 by  
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Photo via casers jean We’re fast to post about packaging failures, which are all too common.

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SolarFold and SolarFan Use Thousands of Tiny Spheres to Charge Your Gadgets

March 11, 2010 by  
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Image via Engadget Two new foldable solar chargers from AmbienTech have hit the market. But…They look a little odd, right

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Stump your waiter, waitress or butcher with the iPhone sustainable seafood app

December 20, 2009 by  
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Courtesy: Monterey Bay Aquarium . The Monterey Bay Aquarium has been putting out little sustainable seafood pocket guides for a decade. You slip them in your wallet or purse, and they help you make good choices when selecting fish at the supermarket or on the restaurant menu

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India Launches New Biomass Cookstove Program – Big Human Health & Global Warming Benefits

December 3, 2009 by  
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photo: Vitormotomura via flickr. If fully implemented, and done well, this next one could be a seriously big deal for improving health of rural Indians, as well as addressing climate change: Worldwatch Institute reports that India has launched a National Biomass Cookstoves Initiative. The pilot program aims to

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Action Beats Talk: Santa Clara to Get Pilot Bike-Sharing Program in Mid-2010

November 18, 2009 by  
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Cyclists in Santa Clara. Not the actual bike-sharing program since there are no pics yet.

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