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  • More than just donuts are going green at DD
    More than just donuts are going green at DD
    They’re everywhere in Palm Beach County – and much of the U.S. Every morning, long lines form at their counters and even longer lines of cars are bumper-to-bumper in their drive-through lanes.We’re talking about Dunkin’...
  • Tomorrow, get a tree for Christmas
    Tomorrow, get a tree for Christmas
    A snag in HELCO's Arbor Day plans makes a nice Christmas present for Hilo.When things didn't work out for the Hawaiian Electric Light Company in Hilo to participate in a November tree giveaway, the event was rescheduled for Saturday,...
  • SkyVault
    Solatube International Receives Most Innovative New Product Award from CONNECT
    Solatube International, the worldwide leader in daylighting systems, today announced that its SkyVault Series received the Most Innovative New Product (MIP) Award at the 2014 CONNECT MIP Awards that took place at an awards ceremony on Dec. 4. In...
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    Sustainability 112: Achieving a sustainable future
    Sustainability 112: Achieving a Sustainable FutureAt times, we may convince ourselves that we own our particular destiny — that it is merely the combination of our individual will and our personal actions that determines our future.But then...
  • Sustainable, fashionable designs displayed at Dutch Embassy open house Dec. 14
    Sustainable, fashionable designs displayed at Dutch Embassy open house Dec. 14
    Pop into the Netherlands Embassy's pop-up exhibit "ReUse, ReTouch, ReDutch"onDec. 14, showcasing hats from human hair, baskets made from discarded flip-flops, a clock that runs on mud, and other designs as fashionable as they are...
  • Consumers scrambling to shop
    Consumerism: The lesser known enemy of green living
    In an episode of CSI Nevada, The House of Hoarders, a conversation between Nick Stokes and Dr. Raymond Langston stuck to me. Explaining the nature of compulsive hoarding, Dr. Langston said:“The philosopher Erich Fromm, he forecast a society...
  • Energy Star certification
    Effective marketing of 'Green' products
    Every day millions of people shop for a variety of products and many of these consumers are looking for environmentally friendly products. How do you, as a consumer, choose which items to buy? How does a company most effectively label their...
  • Setting the watchdogs on illegal fishing with Global Fishing Watch
    Setting the watchdogs on illegal fishing with Global Fishing Watch
    Illegal fishing costs billions of dollars per year which includes job losses (in the hundreds of millions) and the threat on fishing communities. Also, and arguably more importantly, illegal fishing contributes to a dwindling down of fish...
  • Health Show comes to Vancouver
    Vancouver’s Health Show focused on healthy and ethical lifestyles
    The Health Show held this past weekend at the Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Centre highlighted ways to help live a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle.An enthusiastic crowd of attendees were able to browse displays, sample tasty...
  • West Palm Beach hearts green commuting, Part 1
    West Palm Beach hearts green commuting, Part 1
    If there is one American city that takes sustainability seriously, it is West Palm Beach, Florida. Take, for example, the City’s approach to green commuting options.The City of West Palm Beach offers special parking spaces for employees who...
  • A quick guide to working green
    A quick guide to working green
    Your business may be green, but are your employees working green? To instill a green work ethic at your workplace, provide them with these simple tips, courtesy of Treehugger.com:Have them optimize the energy settings on their computers. Instruct...
  • ClimateStore Launches New Blog - ClimateAction
    ClimateStore Launches New Blog - ClimateAction
    Launched on Earth Day, 2014, ClimateStore.com's mission is to help people learn about climate change and take tangible steps to reduce their carbon footprint. In addition to top-of-the-line educational content, ClimateStore also sells over 300...
  • Chicago Green Festival Recycling
    Chicago loses Green Festival for 2015
    The 2014 Chicago Green Festival wrapped up its ninth -- and final -- year on Sunday, October 26, 2014. The 2014 Festival took place over three days: Friday, October 24, Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26. As in previous years, the 2014...
  • Images from SXSW Eco
    SXSW Eco 2014 delivers strong programming
    Sandwiched between the two weekends of the Austin City Limits Music Festival, SXSW Eco delivered well organized and expansive programming. The range of activities and sessions were designed to appeal to a wide range of attendees.The conference was...
  • Resources vs. time vs. timing
    Climate Change constraint - resources, time and timing
    Climate change is definitely seeping into every aspect of our lives but there still remains a disconnect. The inertia that most of us seem to experience in responding to this global issue can perhaps be viewed in terms of resources, time and...