RMI: How applying Deep Retrofit Value makes for Better Buildings

April 15, 2014 by  
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President Obamas 2011 program to boost energy efficiency in buildings has scored major wins. Here's one way to further progress.

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Water stress magnifies impacts of U.S. droughts

April 15, 2014 by  
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When drought strikes a water-stressed region, it devastates agriculture and the economy. Raising awareness is the first step toward water security.

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3 magic words to mute ‘sustainababble’

April 12, 2014 by  
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A university town's transit system and a packaging company offer examples of how to keep sustainability meaningful in the Prairie State.

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SolarCity brings power to schools in developing regions

December 17, 2013 by  
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By creating a foundation, SolarCity plans to bring light to rural villages outside the U.S. with solar and back-up battery systems. 

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Interface: Lessons in resilience from superstorm Haiyan

December 17, 2013 by  
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The Net-Works partnership in the Philippines was a step toward Ray Anderson's vision of a "restorative enterprise." But climate change is already here.

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Plastic Bags: To Ban or Not to Ban? The Messy Debate Rages On

September 18, 2013 by  
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This month, San Diego took a step toward banning the use of plastic bags in grocery stores and other retail outlets. Nearly 80 cities in California have already instituted similar bans, and cities and counties nationwide, from Dallas to Madison, …

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Two Years In, Lessons from Portland’s Composting Program

September 17, 2013 by  
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Portland’s fledgling curbside composting program diverted 85,000 tons of organic waste from landfills in its first year, leading to lower trash bills for residents.

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Aveda Aims for Zero Waste: Pilots Packaging Take-Back Program in Colorado

April 21, 2011 by  
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Image: Rachel Cernansky As of yesterday, Coloradoans have a way to recycle packaging items that are not accepted by their curbside collection program. With the support of the city of Denver, Aveda launched its take-back program—the latest step toward its 2020 goal of becoming a zero-waste company.

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