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WATCH: Apple’s Ambitious Sustainability Goals Challenge the Tech Industry

Apple has announced an ambitious new environmental goal: to make all of its products from either recycled materials or renewable resources. In this interview for VICE News, Apple's V.P. of Environmental and Social Initiatives, Lisa...
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How Going Green Can Improve Employee Engagement

There’s no denying it, the American workforce has evolved to a point where they no longer view work purely as a way to collect a paycheck. With jobs having become an integral part of...

The Role of Public Works in Developing Sustainable Communities [Infographic]

Nothing beats living in or near a sustainable community – where like-minded people can contribute to, and reap the benefits of, low-impact living. From cycling and walking paths, to shared gardens and open green space, to...
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Inside Google’s New Green HQ

Plans emerged last week for a new Google HQ in northern Mountain View. The new campus will a stark departure from the current suburban office park Google calls home. Renderings show a series of canopy-inspired...
A Zero Waste Store in Germany

This is What a Zero-Waste Grocery Store Looks Like, and It’s Amazing!

I’ve been a little giddy about the idea of zero waste ever since I read about 23-year-old Lauren Singer from NYC being able to fit the amount of waste she produced from the last...
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Wish Your Takeout Container Was Eco-Friendly? Here’s the Answer!

It’s not news that we live in a material, disposable world. Synthetic material is a part of our day-to-day lives, from Styrofoam coffee cups, cheap building materials and plastic grocery bags. And while we’ve...
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Here’s What Banks and Financial Institutions are Doing to Help the Environment

The environment and its treatment is possibly the defining issue of our time. It consumes the political and consumer agenda. Increasingly enlightened buyers are investigating prospective purchases for their environmental ratings. The knowledge amongst...

Pineapples Could Be Our Sustainable Answer to Leather!

Wait. Did you just say pineapples? Yup, you read that right – Pineapples. Made from the discarded leaves of pineapples, Piñatex - piña is Spanish for pineapple - is a new textile hitting the markets which could replace leathers, cotton...
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Smart Grids and Other Alternative Technologies Blackout-proof the Power Grid

During the next power outage, you may just whistle to the wind, continue working on your computer and even turn up the furnace. More than ten years ago, Canada and the Eastern seaboard of the...
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This incredible idea might eliminate packaging waste forever

According to statistics, Americans alone throw away 70 million tons of packaging every year, that’s 140,000,000,000,000 lbs of waste! Label designer and Pratt Institute student, Aaron Mickelson, thinks he’s found the solution – packaging...

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