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How to Be Sustainable in Eight Steps

Hang on to your smartphone The little computer you carry with you requires a lot of energy to assemble. The production of an iPhone 6, for example, released the equivalent of 178 pounds of carbon…

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Fixtures for your Sustainable Minded Home.

Being a steward of the environment means evaluating how many resources you and your family consume and consistently looking for ways to reduce your carbon footprint. The good news is that it’s pretty…

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High Electric Bill? Here is How to Reduce Your Electric Bill.

High electric bill? Here are some reasons why, and what you can do to lower it. Your grocery receipt is itemized, your new car window sticker lists all your options, even your mobile bill breaks down…

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Society and customers expect more. A sustainable business model delivers

Sustainability is on the radar screen of every major organization. Some organizations, such as Interface, Patagonia and Unilever, have made fundamental shifts to redesign their operations behind…

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The triple bottom line

There’s an old saying in management circles that we’ve all heard before: If you’re not measuring it, you can’t manage it. Usually pertaining to things such as profits, growth, employee turnover,…

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The New Building Materials: Bamboo, hempcrete, recycled plastic and aggregates.

The market for environmentally sound building materials is changing. If you think bamboo can just be used to grow beans up in your garden, think again. Bamboo and modified timber Pandas aren’t the…

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Raising the bar on sustainability strategies

A lot of companies want to make their operations more sustainable, but in their efforts to do so, many overlook the importance of developing a strategy and setting measurable goals. It’s therefore…

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How to Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient, and Smart

During the long, cold slog from January to spring, it’s a time-honored tradition to stay inside, snuggle under blankets, and watch competing Fyre Festival documentaries back to back. But even though…

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Consider this when doing a Sustainable Retrofit

Sitting at home in the summer heat, your mind may start to wander to that fancy new air conditioner. But when it comes to making your house comfortable and sustainable, prevention is better than…

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Robots that install drywall.

Humanoid construction robot installs drywall by itself. It’s clever, if also a commentary on Japan’s labor priorities. If Japan’s Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute has its way,…

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