‘Don’t let waste go to waste’: WM shifts approach

August 16, 2012 by  
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While the company will still be taking solid waste to landfills, it's searching for more ways to keep it out of the ground.

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An Entire Power Grid on a 4mm Chip Could Be Solution to Aging Grid

June 16, 2011 by  
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Image via YouTube video screengrab As a national smart grid lumbers forward, researchers are still searching for more immediate solutions to upgrading our aging power grid. A research team from Switzerland’s EPFL Electronics Lab has come up with a chip that can manage power grid network issues as much as 1000x faster than current software. The tiny chip costs just a few dollars to make, but can take in real time information and make subtle changes in energy consumption that can save money and spare electricity big time.

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Reclaimed Farmhouse Beams Made Into Eclectic "Farmpunk" Furniture

June 16, 2011 by  
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Photos: Unite Two Design For those who find the relentless uniformity of modern, mass-produced furniture tedious (and not to mention environmentally unfriendly ), there’s always the option of furnishings that are made from recycled materials, like these pieces by the resourceful American trio Unite Two Design . Combining unlikely elements of rustic with the industrial, Unite Two Design’s distinctive furniture is handcrafted from farm beams that are reclaimed locally,… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Climate Corps 2010: LEEDing the Way to Energy Efficiency at PepsiCo

July 8, 2010 by  
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Assigned to PepsiCo, an EDF Climate Corps fellow finds that plumbing a company’s internal experts is just as important as deep data dives when searching for increased energy efficiency — especially when that firm is considered a sustainability leader in its industry.

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The Big Difference Between Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

July 8, 2010 by  
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A misunderstanding of the difference between sustainability versus energy efficiency may not just be slowing the move to sustainability, but could actually be working against the world’s green goals.

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Linking Green Buildings, Productivity and the Bottom Line

July 8, 2010 by  
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Can promoting green initiatives and certifying a green workplace increase productivity? And if so, what is the impact to the bottom line? Studies indicate the answer is yes on productivity, but the challenge is quantifying those gains in relation to profit

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Nixxi: Relaxed, Casual Wear for Spring 2010 (Photos)

April 13, 2010 by  
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Nixxi Spring 2010. Image courtesy of Nimli If you’re searching for clothing staples for summer , look no further than Nixxi ‘s spring 2010 collection. The Canada-based brand has created cool, casual looks–sexed up in the lookbook–for the season, including leggings, stockings, dresses cinched at the waist, relaxed fit tees, and tank tops made with sustainable textiles: organic cotton, hemp, bamboo , soy, lyoce…

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New Energy “Bomb” Disinfects Water without Chemicals

January 12, 2010 by  
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Chemical treatment is becoming a less desirable way to provide safe drinking water , and water professionals have been searching for a less expensive, more reliable and more sustainable method of killing pathogens.  Cavitation Technologies, Inc. has come up with one solution.  The company’s new process uses mechanical and electrical systems to blow the little bugs to smithereens. The company’s CaviGulation reactor sounds like a piece of equipment that would be at home in Frankenstein’s lab.  It delivers up a complex set of reactions based on kinetic energy, chemical, electro-chemical, and hydrodynamic principles.  The result: a water disinfection process that’s 1,000 times more effective than conventional systems

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Jump into Untamed Adventure with Wild Recon

January 4, 2010 by  
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Image credit: DCL As a child in South Africa, Donald Shultz didn’t have much interest in video games or neighborhood soccer. Instead, he was wandering deep into the bush, searching for venomous snakes

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How Ironic! Extremely Rare Crocs Found at Wildlife Rescue Center

November 19, 2009 by  
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Talk about ironic! While searching for the world’s most endangered crocodile species, conservationists discovered nearly 70 extremely rare crocodiles lounging in plain view at a wildlife rescue center in Cambodia! Read more of this story »

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