ConnectAll.org Makes Technology More Accessible Than Ever

February 2, 2017 by  
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Ah, the digital age. We are in such an exhilarating whirlwind of technology and digital development. New systems and products are unveiled what seems like every day. Yet even those with the resources to purchase the latest products have a difficult…

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5 Ways to make socially responsible clothing choices

January 15, 2017 by  
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According to the Waste & Resources Action Programme , the average U.K. household owns approximately £4,000 worth of clothes but only uses about 70% of their wardrobe. A third of that clothing often ends up in the landfill, even if it was worn just once . Our sister site Ecouterre put together five ways you can make this year a better one with socially responsible clothing choices. From mending clothes to fighting fast fashion, click through to see them all.

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Lessons from California’s drought

September 1, 2016 by  
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Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute and Felicia Marcus, CA State Water Resources Board speak on a panel at VERGE 15 in Santa Clara.Check out GreenBiz’s next event: VERGE 16, Sept. 19-22 2016 in Santa Clara, CA.

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Why Small Homes Make Better Homes

June 16, 2014 by  
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The traditional dream of a large and spacious home may be becoming a thing of the past. Smaller homes are rising in popularity as more and more people begin to make the most of the benefits that having a small home can bring .  In addition to the obvious financial benefits of having a small home , there are an impressive number of green benefits too: Read the rest of Why Small Homes Make Better Homes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , better home , better house , eco footprint , eco-friendly home , Electricity , Energy Consumption , financial rewards , frugal living , garden , garden space , renewable energy , resources , saving money , Small home , small house , smaller footprint , solar heating , tiny home , tiny house

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UK Households Trash 96 Million Chickens Each Year

November 7, 2013 by  
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Photo of factory chickens via Shutterstock A study by the UK government’s waste advisory body the Waste & Resources Action Programme (Wrap) reveals that UK households throw away the equivalent of six meals every week. Although avoidable household food waste has been cut by 21 percent to 4.2m tons since 2007, saving consumers almost £13bn a year, up to 24 meals a month and 4.2 million tons of wasted food and drink that could have been consumed goes to landfills instead. Read the rest of UK Households Trash 96 Million Chickens Each Year Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Brits throw away 24 meals a month , excessive food consumption in the UK , families throw out one fifth of the food they buy , food waste in the UK , how many chickens are thrown away each year in the UK , meat and fish wastage in the UK , top 10 most wasted food items in the UK , UK food waste , UK Households trash 96 million chickens every year , Waste & Resources Action Programme Report , waste food produce in the UK , why are chickens thrown away in the UK?        

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An inside look at California’s cap-and-trade program

October 25, 2012 by  
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Four hundred businesses are expected to participate in the first carbon allowance auction managed by the state's Air Resources Board.

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Why constraining your sustainability strategy is a smart move

October 25, 2012 by  
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Here are five reasons why adopting this strategy gives your company a competitive advantage.

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Do We Consume More When Recycling is an Option?

June 11, 2012 by  
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If we have the option to recycle, does that mean we don’t feel the need to reduce or reuse our resources? That’s the conclusion that one recently released University of California, Irvine study found. The study by Jesse R. Catlin and his partner,…

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Google And James Cameron to Fund Plans to Mine Astroids

April 24, 2012 by  
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You can’t accuse James Cameron of ever thinking small. Not content with reaching the bottom of the Marianas Trench last month , the Avatar director is now, along with Google Inc executive Eric Schmidt, planning to fund a venture to survey and eventually extract precious metals and rare minerals from asteroids in orbit near Earth. The science fiction-like mission will be headed by Washington-based Planetary Resources, Inc. , who plan to explore Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs) for raw materials ranging from water to precious metals and then extract them. Read the rest of Google And James Cameron to Fund Plans to Mine Astroids Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: asteroid mining , google asteroids , james cameron , near earth asteroids , Planetary Resources Inc , Planetary Resources Inc asteroid mining , Planetary Resources Inc near earth asteroids , precious metals , precious resources

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Government Files First Criminal Charges Linked To BP Oil Spill

April 24, 2012 by  
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Just over two years ago, an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig operated by BP killed 11 crew members and sparked the worst oil spill in US history. The accident released almost 5 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico and caused irreparable damage to marine and wildlife habitats, but no criminal charges had been filed — until now. NPR reports that the first criminal charges in connection with the spill have been filed against former BP engineer Kurt Mix, who has been arrested for obstruction of justice for deleting text messages after the spill. Read the rest of Government Files First Criminal Charges Linked To BP Oil Spill Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BP , bp oil spill , criminal charges , deepwater horizon , environmental destruction , fossil fuels , gulf of mexico , Gulf oil spill , Kurt Mix , offshore oil drilling , oil gusher

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