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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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.

A Guide to Green Flooring

Green Home Blog

A Guide to Green Flooring. And no matter what kind of carpet you chose, keep it clean with a green carpet shampoo and regular steam cleaning to help control allergens.

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5 Ways To Green Your Bedroom

Green Home Blog

5 Ways To Green Your Bedroom. Green your bed! It’s easy to overlook the bedroom when you’re trying to go green – what’s the point if you’re asleep in there the whole time anyway? To get you started, here’s a list of five ways you can keep your bedroom safe, clean, and green.

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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.

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.

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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Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa: from sardines to gorgeous sustainability

Green Traveler Guides

All California Monterey North America United States best green hotel Monterey Bay Chef James Waller Green Hotel Cannery Row Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa Schooners Coastal Kitchen sustainable seafood Monterey Bay waterfront green hotel in Monterey| Luxury At Bayside | This morning in Monterey is beyond glorious. Throwing open the windows to the briny tang of the bay, we hear the shreik of gulls. Seals barking. Terns are diving for breakfast.

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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The First Tech Accelerator For Sustainability

Conservancy Talk

My organization, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), is excited to announce today that we are teaming up with Techstars to launch a sustainability accelerator. Technology can bring new, efficient methods of sustainable agriculture management to remote areas.

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? |

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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Sustainable Alternatives to Petroleum Based Products

Hug a Tree with Me

We will never be completely free of petroleum, however, we can use less of, below is a partial list of petroleum based products along with a few sustainable alternatives. Sustainable Alternatives. glass, aluminum, cellulose, sustainable fabric , wood, bamboo, cork, reusable bags.

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. .

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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.

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.

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The great green Caribbean lowlands – Costa Rica

10,000 Birds

One of those pooie reptiles: Green Iguana by Niklas Aronsson. On day one I was surprised and captivated by those unbelievably colourful ones, such as the Great Green Macaw or all those tanagers, but on day two I realized that however beautiful, those colourful ones are easy to ID.

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.

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.

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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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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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

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.

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.

Dubai’s “Sustainable City” Launches Next Month

Green Prophet

We’ve been hearing about Dubai’s version of Masdar City since 2011, but skeptics have doubted that “ Sustainable City ” would ever become more than a mirage in the desert. Solarized and sustainable.

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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.

Sustainable Hydropower: Are Small Dams Really Better for the Environment?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Globally, dozens of policies reflect an underlying assumption that small hydropower is “green.”. Small hydropower dams can certainly be part of a sustainable hydropower system. Small hydropower dams (often defined as below 30 MW) are frequently presumed to be low impact.

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Dubai Sustainability City Phase 2 Awarded to Baharash Architecture

Green Prophet

Diamond Developers selected Baharash Architecture to plan the second of four phases of Dubai Sustainable City – a 46 hectare, 500 villa eco-development slated for construction at the junction of Al Qudra and Emirates Roads in Dubai.

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