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Leftover Love

July 31st, 2012 | by Guest Contributor

  by Charlotte White/Random Charlotte So there is this new trendy craze going around, some wacky environmental idea about saving [&hellip


Green Christmas Card Ideas

December 8th, 2011 | by Chris Keenan

Go green this holiday season by sending e-cards to your loved ones rather than the traditional printed greeting cards. If you have to send actual cards, send ones made from recycled paper and keep the annual newsletter to an email


Sustainable Business Education Revolution?

May 27th, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Three years ago, I was introduced to sustainability by Jonathan T. Scott, a teacher at Kozminski University in Warsaw, Poland. Ever since, I have been fascinated by the business facets of the subject: the waste minimization and cost reductions it incurs, the job creation benefits, and the minimization of environmental degradation. One of Scott’s contributions to the field of sustainability is the observance that almost everyone focuses on and discusses the symptoms of waste (resource depletion, environmental degradation, CO2 emissions, job loss, etc) rather than the causes, and that if you want to attract the attention of the business community you have to speak its language (e.g finance) and focus on the cost of the causes


Where and How? New Carbon Footprint Study Shows Location, Lifestyle Matter

April 17th, 2011 | by Michael Ricciardi

UC Berkeley Researchers Jones and Kammen, working at the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL) have conducted a landmark GHG emission analysis of U.S. households, and which also provides a tool for more effective consumer and governmental policy decision-making. The "tool" here is the "carbon calculator" made available for free on the Cool Climate Network website


LifeEdited [VIDEO]

November 17th, 2010 | by Zachary Shahan

So many of our environmental problems are purely due to waste, inefficient design and use. Innovator Graham Hill, founder of [&hellip


Reducing Urban Water Use

November 12th, 2010 | by Earth Policy Institute

This is a special guest post from the Earth Policy Institute (subheadings and photo above added). Enjoy. Lester R. Brown [&hellip



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