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Green Living 2.0, Sustainable Communities

Green Home Blog

Many of the Baby Boomers were born or grew up the 1960s and 1970s, which set the stage for all kinds of sustainable concepts from communal or community living to vegetarianism, or not eating meat.

12 tips for sustainable travel in 2016

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | It’s never too late to add this New Year’s resolution: travel sustainably. Green Travel News Xtras 12 tips for sustainable travel International Ecotourism Society

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Greening Up an Old House.

Elephant Journal

Old houses are a mixed blessing, though. Drafty windows, inefficient insulation, and so many other factors make conscious living to.

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When Can Sustainability Drive Business Growth?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Sustainability and business growth don’t usually get talked about together. But an increasing number of businesses see sustainability as a key to generating value in the face of social, economic, and environmental change. The Next Wave of Corporate Sustainability.

Which world are we trying to sustain?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Which world are we trying to sustain: a resource to fulfill our desires of material prosperity, or an Earth of wonder, beauty, and sacred meaning? The notion of perpetual economic growth is a false one that will destroy the very Planet that we depend on for our survival and cannot be sustained on a finite Planet whose non-renewable resources have almost been depleted in their entirety. Earth green living Sustainability

Contain Yourself: The Future of Sustainable Living?

Green Home Blog

If suburban and rural homes do not crossover into self-sustaining practices, it will only be a matter of time before living in a one family structure will be relegated to the über-wealthy. The green benefit is twofold. Filed under: Blog and Green Library. Blog and Green Library

Green Versus Sustainable

Environmental News Network

People hear a lot of talk about “green energy” and “sustainable energy”, and many times the populace assumes these are the same things. However, as a rule, things which are sustainable tend to be green, though not everything that’s green is sustainable.

High-Tech Trash Cans to Improve Sustainability

Living Green & Saving Energy

eco-innovation green gadget green products reduce waste High-tech trash cansTrashcans are pretty straightforward: they stand there and collect trash. You remove the bag when it’s full, replace it, and it fills up with garbage again. It’s not exactly the domain of innovation and technology… or is it? Believe it or not, the trashcan is quickly becoming a site of technological advancement. In the years […].

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A Green Globe: 4 Surprisingly Sustainable Countries

Environmental News Network

Going green is trendy these days. But sustainability isn’t just a trend. Countries around the world are trying to become more environmentally sustainable, and some have been more successful than others. Here are 4 surprising countries that are going green –and doing it right.

United wins green award

Green Traveler Guides

” “This is a great honor for United and reflects the growing importance of sustainability to our corporate customers,” says Angela Foster-Rice, United’s […] United wins green award is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Sustainability: Time to Get in the Real Game

Nature Conservancy - Science

Corporate sustainability reporting is dead.”. Not the words of a anti-corporatist radical green — but of Peter Bakker , president and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development , on stage at this year’s EAT Forum in Stockholm two weeks ago.

Boeing likes ‘green diesel’ as sustainable jet fuel

Green Traveler Guides

Boeing thinks "green diesel" made from oils and fats can be a significant new source of sustainable aviation biofuel—and one that emits half the carbon dioxide of fossil fuel over its lifecycle. Boeing likes ‘green diesel’ as sustainable jet fuel is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Airlines News Technology Gr green aviation fuel green diesel Green Travel News renewable diesel Reuters

Top 6 Online Sources for Sustainable Items

Hug a Tree with Me

While there are a few sustainable items available in conventional shopping places, you will have more of a selection if you choose to shop at places that specialize in only sustainable items. They carry green options for the home and office from over 1000 ethical brands.

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Save the Planet in 3 Simple Steps: A Common-Sense Mom’s Guide to Sustainability.

Elephant Journal

This stuff isn’t just for hippies anymore. It’s becoming mainstream, and it needs to be.

Can Gray Infrastructure Be Green?

Conservancy Talk

At the same time, the New Climate Economy Report estimates that we will need an additional US$90 trillion in infrastructure investments in the next 30 years to meet basic human needs and achieve the Sustainable Development goals. Renowned biologist, philosopher and naturalist Edward O.

Confused About Sustainable Fashion? 5 Easy Tips for Buying Ethically.

Elephant Journal

Questions like “how can you tell if something is sustainable?” and “What does sustainability even mean?” I create and manufacture clothing for a living, and talk with customers often about the hard decisions around buying clothes.

How to Grow a Sustainable Urban Garden.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Food Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) farming garden gardening organic food patio garden sustainable growing urban farmingAfter much research, I found that anyone can do it, even with a small patio. So, that is what I did and I have never looked back.

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Sustainable Ocean Development is Possible: Q&A with Maria Damanaki

Conservancy Talk

Blue Growth by Design —which she and I are discussing this week at The Economist’s World Ocean Summit—incorporates conservation principles into ocean development plans to ensure growth in marine and coastal regions is sustainable. Healthy oceans, development and economic growth can coexist.

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Winning some (eco) green in Vegas

Green Traveler Guides

| Green? I suppose someone chooses this epicenter of American hedonism as a basecamp for exploring the natural wonders of the Nevada […] Winning some (eco) green in Vegas is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Wanna Bet? |

5 great green hotels in Canada

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening in Canada | When it comes to traveling, people who have sustainable lifestyles might think that they have to leave their green practices at home and tolerate an overwhelming amount of wasted resources when staying at a hotel.

Sustainable Happiness – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sustainable Happiness : Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference Edited by Sarah van Gelder and the staff of YES! Redefines happiness: The book argues that true happiness is sustainable not only for individuals but also for society and the planet.

Sustainability Advice for Small Businesses

Environmental News Network

But, as the world grows ever more environmentally conscious, and as sustainability becomes more a habit of everyday existence, it’s time for businesses – as well as individual consumers – to step up to the plate, too. Sustainability Concept image via Shutterstock.

Asia’s Shangri-La hotels cited as sustainability leaders

Green Traveler Guides

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La is the first Asia-Pacific hotel group to be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Asia’s Shangri-La hotels cited as sustainability leaders is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Asia China Hong Kong Hotels News Resorts DJSI 2014 Dow Jones Corporate Sustainability Index Green Travel News Reuters Shangri-La

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10 Ways to Use Electricity more Sustainably

Hug a Tree with Me

However, we can learn how to use electricity more sustainably. By using electricity more sustainably we can drastically decrease the amounts of emissions released while also inspiring a restored eco-system. Below are ten practical ways to use electricity more sustainably.

Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante

Green Traveler Guides

Fortunately, though, it is possible […] Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Green Lunches for Schools

Green Home Blog

It’s unfortunate that said schools also need a wakeup call – a call that brings them into the 21 st Century with green banners flying. Filed under: Eating Well Tagged: bulk purchasing , COMPOSTABLE , ecofriendly , going green , PTA , RECYCLED-UPCYCLED , school lunches , SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS.

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Gaza’s Green Schools Fuse Islamic Architecture and Sustainable Design

Green Prophet

A fusion of traditional Islamic architecture and modern sustainable design, Gaza’s new green schools will cost the same to build as their less-sustainable counterparts. .

6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

Hug a Tree with Me

6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space: Recycle Everything: Recycled everything that can be recycled. Use eco products: Choose more sustainable options to products such as writing equipment , paper and furniture.

The True Value Behind Buying Sustainable (Yoga) Clothing.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Yoga Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) eco fashion fashion local designer local fashion lululemon sustainable clothing yoga clothes

14 Simple Actions We Can All Take Right Now Towards Living More Sustainably.

Elephant Journal

Here are 14 simple actions we can all take right now towards living more sustainably. As the New Year rolls around, we take stock of the past year and set resolutions and goals to make the upcoming year better and more productive.

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Compare 5 green products with their outdated counterparts

Green Home Blog

There are many simple way to live sustainable in your home. Find out how you can act smart, buy smart and go green without losing the convenience you need. As humans, we tend to over consume which creates a lot of waste.

The Ocean Cleanup wins Katerva – the Nobel Prize of Sustainability

Green Prophet

The Katerva Award identifies 10 of these companies as finalists annually in its global competition –– the Nobel Prize for Sustainability –– with The Ocean Cleanup , as the winning company this year. Finalists: World Community Grid , Sustainability Consortium , GoodGuide.

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Sustainable consumption

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The idea of sustainable growth and sustainable consumption is about the same as having sex to preserve for virginity or having a war for peace. You cannot have sustainable growth and neither can you have sustainable consumption. Sustainability and economic growth do not, actually, go together, especially not the capitalist idea of perpetual growth of wanting to sell more and more and then still more (of the same product).

Hydroponic Farms Sustain Urban Gazans

Green Prophet

With 15 aquaponic farms set up in Gaza City and more being planned, Somerville is optimistic that this method will prove a substantial, sustainable way to ensure Gaza’s food security. Refugee Camp in Bethlehem Sprouts Green Roof. :: The Star.

Sustainable, Online Green Courses for 2014

Green Prophet

I introduced Green Prophet readers to environmental e-learning and Laurie updated us with details on Mitx, Coursera and Udacity environmentalism courses in Februrary 2013. I will also provide a list of upcoming courses in green energy, sustainability and other aspects of environmentalism.

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Stating the Green Case: Small Business Advantages

Green Home Blog

Running a small business is hard enough without having to implement green products or additions. However, what many companies do not realize is that by making their organization more green friendly, in turn, promotes good business. Small Business Green Example: Overkill.

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4 Everyday Ways to Make Sustainability the Rule instead of the Exception.

Elephant Journal

My focus on the environment and sustainability started with my father. Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green Right Livelihood effecting change Environmentalism family For Children global climate chane going green green influencing policy pollution recycling Science setting an example

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How to Save a Little Green by Going Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

Here are a few ways to not only go green but save green! saving energy saving money saving water go green save money going green green lifestyle how to go green save energy save money sustainable living

How to Save a Little Green by Going Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

Here are a few ways to not only go green but save green! saving energy saving money saving water go green save money going green green lifestyle how to go green save energy save money sustainable living

London: historic green a stone’s throw from the queen

Green Traveler Guides

| Storied Past, Green Present | Thank goodness we’ve fueled ourselves with a proper English breakfast before going toe to toe with the most effervescent hotelier—and evangelist of green—in all of London town. All England Europe London United Kingdom best green hotel central London London best sustainable restaurants London eco-friendly luxury hotel London luxury green hotel London organic dining London organic restaurants