Boston Moving Company Recognized by Greater Boston Sustainability Program

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The company received a “Bike Friendly Business” award from the mayor of the city of Boston in 2009. Green Moving Company Gentle Giant Moving Company Receives Green Business Certification from Sustainable Business Leader Program Somerville, MA, December 2011: Moving and Storage Company Gentle Giant Moving Company, an award winning local and long distance mover based in Mass., has received Sustainable Business Leader certification from the Sustainable Business Leader Program.

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First CLT Passive House project in Boston breaks ground

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Move over steel and concrete — a pioneering cross-laminated timber (CLT) project that’s set to break ground in Boston could spearhead a greater adoption of mass timber across the country. The Model-C system is not only designed to function at net-zero carbon levels, but is also Passive House certified and built to the new Boston Department of Neighborhood Development “Zero Emissions Standards,” which were developed with Placetailor.

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Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local Food Economy Emerges in Boston's Poorest Neighborhoods

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Since 1994, Lloyd has run City Fresh Foods, a catering company based in Roxbury—one of Boston''s lowest-income neighborhoods. So in 2009 Lloyd helped found City Growers, one of Boston''s first for-profit farming ventures. From kitchens that buy and sell locally grown food, to a waste co-op that will return compost to the land, new enterprises are building an integrated food network. It''s about local people keeping the wealth of their land at home.

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Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local Food Economy Emerges in Boston's Poorest Neighborhoods

Green (Living) Review

Since 1994, Lloyd has run City Fresh Foods, a catering company based in Roxbury—one of Boston''s lowest-income neighborhoods. So in 2009 Lloyd helped found City Growers, one of Boston''s first for-profit farming ventures. From kitchens that buy and sell locally grown food, to a waste co-op that will return compost to the land, new enterprises are building an integrated food network. It''s about local people keeping the wealth of their land at home.

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TeaLuxe, Boston

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down:2:earth Boston

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If you are located in the Boston area (or anywhere in Southern New England for that matter), you should stop by the Hynes Convention Center tonight, tomorrow or Sunday for the 2nd annual down:2:earth (D2E) festival. D2E is is a marketplace for eco-friendly products, a public stage for community initiatives, and an educational forum that addresses sustainability issues on the minds of us all.

Late night vegan meal in Boston: Spike's Junkyard Dogs

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Though I always look forward to visiting, one of the reasons I don't miss living in Boston is that everything closes so early. Thanks to Vegan Boston's site for letting me know about this place! YouTube vegan boston review restaurantsAfter 8pm it's hard to find anything to eat, unless you're at a bar, and vegan bar food is scarce.

Grezzo, Boston: review

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Grezzo is nestled in the North End of Boston, which is a strange place to find a raw vegan restaurant. I've been meaning to go to Grezzo for a while, and finally planned to go with my family this past December. They were equally excited about it, so we made a nice outing/date. And it was the perfect place for that. But it fits right in, as they offer some unique italian dishes like gnocchi.

Smoke Across North America

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Skies turned hazy from Pittsburgh to Washington to Boston, as smoke from fires in Canada poured into the U.S. Northeast. Smoke Across North America

What’s the Future of Energy? Find Out May 13th in Boston

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That’s the big subject of the next panel discussion in the series “ The Future of Nature ,” co-sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and WBUR, Boston’s National Public Radio news station. Anthony Brooks , co-host of WBUR’s Radio Boston, will moderate. Wind turbines off of Interstate 10, Palm Springs, CA. Image credit: moonjazz /Flickr through a Creative Commons license.

TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S.

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Boston/Cambridge California Fayetteville Florida Lake Tahoe Las Vegas Lecanto Massachusetts Miami Miles City Montana Napa Nevada Newberg North America North Carolina Oregon Park City Placer The Americas United States Utah 10 best green hotels U.S. The winners span the gamut from budget to ultra-luxury, but all have "Platinum" ranking and great traveler reviews TripAdvisor’s 10 best green hotels in the U.S. is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

The Otherside Cafe, Boston: review

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Zipvan to now offer cargo transport services in Boston and Washington D.C.

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The initial trial run in San Francisco was such a hit that they are now expanding their services to Boston and Washington D.C. B.Sameer Kumar: Zipcar is renowned for being one of the world’s frontrunner when it comes to being a car sharing network that reaches far and wide.

The Bristol Lounge at the Four Seasons, Boston

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My family goes to The Bristol Lounge at The Four Seasons, Boston every Christmas Eve, and in 2009 they were prepared with some vegan options.

Architects restore Victorian home and preserve 1950s trees on-site

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The architects who imagined a new housing development in the Allston neighborhood of Boston have done their part to respect the local surroundings.

Hotels charge you (for free)

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New BU academic tower will be 100% free from fossil fuels

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To advance a Climate Action Plan to reach net-zero emissions by 2040, Boston University has recently broken ground on the Center for Computing & Data Sciences, a 19-floor complex expected to become the “University’s and Boston’s biggest and most sustainable, energy-efficient building” once built. Every element is integrated to establish Data Sciences as Boston University’s new iconic heart.”

Trust for Public Land announces state ParkScore ratings

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Boston and San Francisco were the only two ranked cities where 100% of residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park or other open public area. This didn’t keep Boston in the top 10 though, with a ranking of 12th.

Two holiday cabins on stilts sit lightly by the ocean

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Green a-dining-room android boston carbon chile holiday home homes life london storage waterLocated in Matanzas, Chile , a coastal region about 2.5 hours from Santiago, La Loica and La Tagua are two holiday cabins that rise from the rocks overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Award-winning school and community complex achieves Net Zero Emissions

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Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the King Open/Cambridge Street Upper Schools and Community Complex recently won a coveted honor in the sustainable design category from the 2020 Boston Society for Architecture Design Awards.

Episode 260: Disclosure dialogue, your employees want purpose

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Business Green boston coffee employee heather-clancy international janine-guillot review thing utilities utilityEpisode 260: Disclosure dialogue, your employees want purpose Heather Clancy Fri, 03/19/2021 – 00:15 Week in Review Stories discussed this week (3:50).

Legal experts draft a definition of ecocide to help protect the planet

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Eco Green a-newly-drafted boston california city city parks definition london nonprofit timeActs of environmental degradation could soon be classified as international criminal offenses if a newly drafted definition of ‘ ecocide ‘ is adopted. The drafted definition has been put together by legal minds from around the world under the Stop Ecocide Foundation and with hopes that it will be adopted by the International Criminal Court.

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Missed Prime Day? Check out these ongoing deals on Amazon

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Eco Green amazon android boston definition holiday home laptop life london news nonprofit prime-day Did you miss Amazon Prime Day? Don’t despair. Even if you spaced out and forgot to peruse Amazon for discounts on everything you’ve been needing — and many things you never knew you needed — it’s not too late to shop. Here are some eco-friendly deals you can still get after Prime Day.

Subway commuters are exposed to dangerous amounts of air pollution

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The cities that are most affected include New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C. Eco Green a-higher-risk argentina austria bbc boston interior-design mainly-produced natural dyes online street understanding urban wallpaperMillions of commuters who use underground subway systems in the U.S. are exposed to dangerous rates of air pollution , according to a recent study. The study, which sampled air quality in 71 underground stations across the U.S.,

Hostel highlights local Japanese cedar along an ancient road

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Eco Green a-higher-risk architects argentina bbc boston exterior japanese architecture mainly-produced wallpaperKumano Kodo, the historic network of pilgrimage trails found throughout the Kansai region of Japan , just gained a unique new option for accommodations. Completed in April 2020, Sen. Retreat Takahara is an inclusive hostel converted from a former home in Wakayama by KURU and Coil Kazuteru Matumura Architects.

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An Oregon utility’s unique model for supporting clean energy goals 

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Business Green boston featured-column intel oregon utilities utilityAn Oregon utility’s unique model for supporting clean energy goals Sarah Golden Fri, 03/19/2021 – 01:00 Want more great analysis of the clean energy transition? Sign up for Energy Weekly , our free email newsletter. Portland General Electric (PGE) in Oregon manages a two-year-old program it hopes will accelerate the speed of renewable deployment in the state.

Gillette plans to shave use of virgin plastics by 50% by 2030

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To achieve that designation at its World Shaving Headquarters in Boston, Gillette worked with local recycler Rand Whitney Recycling to do an in-depth assessment on all of its waste streams, with a goal of ensuring all would be either reused, recycled or incinerated for energy recovery. Business Eco Green Recycle amount boston goals headquarters journey partnership recyclability smart

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Aquaculture becomes a net-positive

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players are Aquabanq (a Maine salmon concern), Infinity Blue (a brand raising barramundi with aspirations in Arizona ), Innovasea Systems (based in Boston) and Pure Salmon (which is building an operation in Virginia). Business Eco Green boston carbon climate fao google price united states virginia walmart worldAquaculture becomes a net-positive Heather Clancy Mon, 02/22/2021 – 00:15 This article originally appeared in the State of Green Business 2021.

2014 “Green Lane Project” Kicked Off To Improve Biking Facilities In 6 US Cities

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Unfortunately, I wouldn’t say that we’re seeing a huge push yet, but US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has just launched the next phase of the PeopleForBikes “ Green Lane Project ,” which in 2014 involves a push to improve bicycle infrastructure in Atlanta, Boston, Denver, Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, and Seattle. Bicycling Transportation Atlanta bike lanes Boston Denver Green Bike Lane Project Indianapolis Martha Roskowski PeopleForBikes Pittsburgh Seattle

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How to advance equity in energy solutions in the COVID-19 era

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A study by the Boston Consulting Group found that revenue tied to innovation, in terms of products and services launched in the past three years, was 19 percent higher for companies with above-average diversity in management.

Innovative sanitation solution is crowned winner of VERGE Accelerate contest

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” This cost-effective and efficient innovation has earned change:WATER labs funding from the Turkish government, the United Nations Development Program and other private-sector contractors, as well as recognition from Bloomberg , The Daily Beast and the Boston Globe. Business Eco Green boston carbon circular first uganda verge water

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Investors call on major US polluters to clean up lobbying activities

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BNP Paribas Asset Management, Boston Trust Walden, California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and the New York City Comptroller’s Office are among institutional investors which have signed an open letter calling on greater climate lobbying transparency and accountability from their U.S. Business Eco Green advocacy boston campaign comptroller europe investing investors north office with-the-paris

Designer stylishly revamps a geodesic dome

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Related: Escape the everyday in this Geodesic Dome House in Palm Springs The 2,567-square-foot lakefront cabin was built in the 1980s and is owned by a Boston couple. When the Boston couple bought the geodesic dome , it was crying out for a makeover. Eco Green a-glass-wall boston cooney design dining green renovation home kitchen project

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Designer Dana Cohen creates unique, recycled fabric garments

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Eco Green Recycle architecture boston daughter design largest passive house recycled-fabric united statesIt’s no secret that the United States wastes millions of tons of textiles every year. From fast fashion to unsustainable production to consumers simply choosing to throw out clothes instead of donating them, the environmental costs of fabric waste is starting to add up — and fast.

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Labels: Disdain them — except one

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Business Green article boston community country daily Eco energy person phone politics thoughts workLabels: Disdain them — except one Bob Langert Mon, 07/06/2020 – 01:45 A longtime friend told me he was Christian and couldn’t support Democrats because it violated his principles. Then I heard a news update that Republicans were trying to ax Obamacare. I think I’m an Independent. I’ve been spending more time contemplating the racial problems our country faces.

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Check out the scene… the GreenScene

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An interesting site that I stumbled upon this morning while looking for events and restaurants to check out this weekend – Boston GreenScene. Boston GreenScene is a comprehensive resource for individuals and businesses looking to do business with others that share in their commitment to sustainable living and lifestyle choices. On tap for this weekend in Boston – an all-day, free concert today (Saturday).

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Local Students Take Initiative To Help Red Sox Be Green

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“Poland Spring is proud to work alongside the Boston Red Sox to help create a cleaner Fenway Park through the implementation of the Poland Spring Green Team,&# said Andrew Schopps, Senior Presence Marketing Manager for Poland Spring. Tagged: Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park, Fenway Park Green Team, local sustainability. Tags: Green Local Boston Red Sox Fenway Park Fenway Park Green Team local sustainability

Vegan Dining in Somerville, MA at The Pulse - Eco-Vegan Gal: Live.

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Vegan-Related Recipes Eco-Related Health Calendar Contact Eco-Vegan Dog ENGAGE Productions Saturday, June 4, 2011 Vegan Dining in Somerville, MA at The Pulse Café & True Bistro I became a vegan in Boston in 2003, but at the time there were limited options. There was/is also Grasshopper , another yummy Asian place right outside of Boston in Allston. Over the years all sorts of vegan options started springing up in and around Boston, so its always a pleasure to visit.

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Quote of the Day: On climate change and Martians

Environmental Economics

From the NY Times : "If you want to talk climate change, you need to go up to New York and Boston to do that.    You don't talk that down here [South Carolina]," [Dave Woodward, a Clemson University political science professor and GOP consultant] says. "Conservatives "Conservatives just don't believe.    They think it's like Martians.&

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Quotes of the day

Environmental Economics

The Onion : Highlighting the severity of China’s pollution crisis, NASA published satellite photos showing a thick haze of smog and air pollution spanning 750 miles from Shanghai to Beijing, or about the distance between Boston and Raleigh, NC. What do you think? Someone really needs to stop buying so many Chinese-manufactured goods.”. Helen Choi – Waitress. “We’re We’re still better at polluting the Gulf of Mexico, though.”. Antonio Semidi – Hydroelectric Dam Worker

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Mitch fiddles while Miami is inundated

Environmental Economics

Rachel Cleetus: While many of you were probably enjoying the last days of the holiday season, this past weekend I and thousands of my fellow economists made our way to Boston for the annual American Economic Association (AEA) meeting. Even mainstream economists, not just those silly environmental(ist) economists, are getting the idea.

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John, don't you still have some eligibility left?

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The latest casualty, true freshman Caleb Rowe, tore his ACL in last weekend's loss to Boston College. Spinal Tap had better luck with drummers than Maryland is having with its quarterbacks. The Terps have now lost their top four quarterbacks to season-ending injuries, including three in the past two weeks. Coach Randy Edsall said freshman linebacker Shawn Petty, who played quarterback in high school, will move under center Saturday against Georgia Tech. via sportsillustrated.cnn.com.

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"Bill for a Bombing Can Be Hard to Tally"

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From the WSJ's Numbers Guy : As investigators try to uncover the motives and methods of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers, another mystery may take longer to solve: How much will the attacks harm the economies of Boston and the U.S.? Responses, such as military action in Afghanistan against the Taliban or Boston's all-out manhunt for the bombing suspects, are harder to attribute to the initial attacks because they aren't inevitable.

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