Verdant Detroit: Can ‘agrihoods’ revitalize urban centers?

February 28, 2017 by  
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A two-acre farm in Detroit’s North End neighborhood offers free food, green space, and hope to the community.

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Tennessee bag ladies recycle 52,000 plastic bags to help the homeless

September 25, 2016 by  
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  A church group from Tennessee has transformed over 52,000 plastic grocery bags into sleeping mats that keep the homeless population warm and dry at night. The group formed in 2015 when their congregation learned that homeless members of the community were being forced to sleep along the soggy banks of the Mississippi River. Read on to learn about the fascinating process they use to transform waste plastic into usable yarn.

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The mid-tier manufacturer’s sustainability dilemma

August 15, 2016 by  
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A recent study by G&A Institute suggests that 81 percent of all S&P 500 companies are publishing sustainability reports. To get to this point has taken roughly 20 years, mostly promoted by the community that evolved around the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), founded in 1997.

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What next for Colorado’s home-grown carbon offset program?

August 15, 2016 by  
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Eight years after launching a public-private carbon offset program, it’s time for a shift in strategy.

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8-Foot crocodile found casually floating in a Florida pool

January 25, 2016 by  
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Florida Keys residents who had just moved into their multimillion dollar home days earlier woke up to quite a surprise last Thursday. Inside their cozy, 80 degree swimming pool was an eight-foot-long crocodile . They called wildlife officials in a frenzy, yet it turns out the croc is well-known to neighbors and a welcome part of the community. She even has a name: Duchess. Read the rest of 8-Foot crocodile found casually floating in a Florida pool

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Mobile school “walking classrooms” are helping change lives in Kenya

August 8, 2015 by  
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In Marsabit County, Kenya, less than 15% of girls over the age of six attend school, and literacy rates are an abysmal 20%. Thanks to extreme weather that wreaks havoc on the local farming economy and attacks by Islamist militant groups, this doesn’t seem likely to change. But a mobile classroom is helping to create change to make a better life for everyone in the community. READ MORE >

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INFOGRAPHIC: Why our global fisheries are in crisis and how you can help

August 7, 2015 by  
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Donate now to help Project H students build tiny homes to help their community

March 20, 2015 by  
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Project H is a non-profit organization based in California that encourages creativity among young people in the community. Working with a group of designers and architects, middle school and high school students learn valuable skills and have fun creating architectural projects that serve a need in the community. Right now, the students are building two tiny homes to address urban housing needs. Those homes will eventually be donated and you have the opportunity to help. From March 11 to April 15, 2015, Project H’s spring funding drive will be matched dollar-for-dollar by John Sander & Patti White via the Silicon Valley Community Fund . Click here to help make a difference . + Project H Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , community building , community projects , project h , Project H Builders circle , Project H campaign , Project H projects , Project H tiny homes , student architecture , student projects , tiny homes , Workshop H

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Taking your Compliance Program from Good to Great

November 12, 2012 by  
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The Best of Forum series features encore webinar presentations of the top-rated sessions from the 20th Annual EHS Management Forum. These interactive presentations are peer-led case studies from leading companies that represent the latest in EHS and sustainability management. If you missed the Forum, this series is a cost effective way to benchmark your program, ask questions, and share the Forum experience with your team.

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AC Apps Challenge 2012

November 9, 2012 by  
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Alameda County will hold a special event, the Alameda County Apps Challenge 2012, to encourage residents to harness the power of technology and open government to create web and mobile applications that benefit the community. A Grand Prize of $3,000 will be awarded for the most creative and practical application created at the event. A 2nd Place Prize of $1,500 and a 3rd Place Prize of $500 will be offered as well.

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