Sustainable Product Development and Manufacturing–Free Online Course from Stanford University

The Green Changemakers

Course link: The Course This course focuses on strategies and techniques for development of sustainable products and manufacturing processes. In 2007, he published a book on Innovation, Product Development and Commercialization.

Eco-Products Directory 2008: For Sustainable Production and Consumption

The Green Changemakers

Eco-Products Directory 2008: For Sustainable Production and Consumption (c) Asian Productivity Organization, 2008 ISBN: 92-833-7066-X Click here to download the whole book. Tags: Sustainable-development Ebook Green

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Sustainable Brands Conference Update: Empowering Consumers

The Green Samaritan

Moving from blueberries to business, the Sustainable Brands Conference ’11 kicks off next week in Monterey, California June 7-10. Sustainability can move to the next level through this trend of transparency.

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8 Simple Ways to Prove our Love to Mother Earth.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green Right Livelihood Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Dalai Lama earth-day environmental awareness mother earth plastic ride a bike save the planet sustainable products water conservationOur earth is suffering—that’s the ugly truth. And, let’s be clear, it’s because of us. We have taken our planet for granted. We have taken into consideration our own time on earth, disregarding the.

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The Key to Sustainability: Cradle to Cradle Thinking

Living Green & Saving Energy

Sustainability is the key to green living. Almost every green concept emanates from the idea of sustainability. The three Rs—reduce, reuse, recycle—all derive form the concept of sustainability. A sustainable product has a minimal environmental impact. Ideally, the materials from which a sustainable product [.]. green construction green living Green News how to go green recycling reuse sustainability cradle to cradle Green living the 3 Rs

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Sustania: The Business of Sustainable Business

Green Home Blog

In their own material, after many eloquent words, phrases and descriptions, it seems as though their program is to enable the business world to look at building sustainability as an opportunity.

Rio Anniversary Marks Advances in Sustainable Cleaning

Green (Living) Review

In the run-up to the Rio+20 Earth Summit, new research shows that consumers across the UK are smartening up their act when it comes to sustainable cleaning. The release of a new sustainable cleaning initiative will help shoppers make more green choices this summer.

Sustainable Agriculture Curriculum

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] Back to Toolbox || Books & Manuals || Activities Learning to Plant SeedsDuring our summer programs , we use a series of workshops to introduce youth participants and their youth leaders to the principles of sustainable agriculture and the food system.

How to Use Wood-Grain Furniture More Sustainably


Wood-grain furniture is durable and beautiful, and sustainable sourcing and production options are available to you without the guilt of supporting potentially illegal loggers. The impact of illegal logging and sustainable wood practices. When you are both budget-conscious and.

Dubai Green Store Dubbed “World’s Most Sustainable Building”

Green Prophet

Gundeep Singh used to own a yacht and a porsche before he turned over a green leaf to open what is now known as the “world’s most sustainable building.” Architecture & Urban eco-products LEED The Change Initiative USGBC World''s Most Sustainable Building

Aya Kaya Has Fun With Sustainable Design

Green Prophet

Of her design process, Tager says that “whenever I can I’ll design and produce a sustainable product with as little manipulations and additives as possible, but without compromising function and aesthetics.&#. Top 5 Arab Sustainable Designers.

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WallArt makes Beautiful homes Sustainable

Green Living Ideas

The raw materials used for the wall panels are also 100% recycled, compostable/biodegradeable and is a pretty sustainable product to include in your green home. This PR article was sent to us by the folks at WallArt, and it was too cool not to share!

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Homemade Cleaning Products That Work As Well as Those You Buy

Green Living Ideas

The post Homemade Cleaning Products That Work As Well as Those You Buy appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Eco Home Living green home living natural cleaning natural cleaning recipes non-toxic cleaning products sustainable productsNatural cleaning with vinegar and baking soda is easy, affordable, and makes your clean home super green and healthy.

In New Video, Health Executives Urge Colleagues to Develop Sustainable Operations

Green (Living) Review

I believe you can make a great argument for becoming more sustainable and more thoughtful about your environmental impact alone,” stated Jeff Thompson, MD, CEO of Gundersen Lutheran Health System , La Crosse, WI , in the video.

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Persuasive Design for Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

Both green engineering and green design are vital for creating the bright green future of sustainability, prosperity, and health that we all want. We need more physical-product designers in this field. The products on the shelf in the store are as anonymous as strangers on the street.

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Our Sustainable Future Panel and Party: Circular Design in Fashion, Auto & Built Environment

Eco Chic

Wow, what an incredible turnout we had at the first-ever Our Sustainable Future event! Dopper “…looks at the impact that our product has and use the Cradle to Cradle concept. The next step in sustainable production is the circular economy.

Research for Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

Research for Sustainability (URL: [link] Framework programme for a sustainable innovative society Download (engl.) (URL: URL: [link] [915 KB] 5th BMBF Forum for Sustainability Research for Sustainability - Driver for Innovation hosting 12th European Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (erscp2008) 23 - 25 September 2008, ewerk, Berlin Online Registration Conference Programme Research for sustainability is driver for innovation.

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Palm Fiber Crates: Cairo’s Sustainable Street Furniture

Green Prophet

You’ll recall that she recently displayed her sassy Off the Gireed furniture line at the Design is a Verb exhibition at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Arts Center and continues to work with local artisans to produce unique, sustainable products that also celebrate Egypt’s cultural heritage. Since there are roughly 20 million palm trees in Egypt, according to Moursi, it is one of the most renewable and sustainable materials available today.

Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . John Moore, co-founded sustainable fashion brand Outerknown with surfer Kelly Slater. Watch Creating Sustainability with Style: Avery Dennison RBIS x Outerknown .

Park Lighting Installations: Sustainable and smart solar power


Sustainable Park Lighting. Sustainable Park Lighting. This was a group project, which centered around lighting and sustainability. Another wonderful example of smart design and green technologies going hand in hand to create a sustainable product.

Going Green with Terrene

Green Life Smart Life

Terrene Sustainable Building Supply sells high-quality, environmentally responsible, “green&# building products. Terrene’s goal is to expand the availability and use of green building products throughout New England. The products that you’ll find at Terrene were selected because they are better for the environment, perform well, and contribute to healthier living.

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Visions for Change - Recommendations for Effective Policies on Sustainable Lifestyles

The Green Changemakers

[link] Online version: PDF Visions for Change - Recommendations for Effective Policies on Sustainable Lifestyles This publication provides recommendations to develop efficient sustainable lifestyles policies and initiatives based on the Global Survey on Sustainable Lifestyles (GSSL).

The 2011 Edition of the Journal of Sustainability Education

The Green Changemakers

Her impressive accomplishments and the examples she brings to the interview are a must-read of inspiration for anyone involved with sustainability education. Show that your company or institution educates for sustainability. Sustainable-development Research Education

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Staples and Sustainability: A New Recycling Milestone!

Green Living Ideas

Staples and Sustainability. Staples’ sustainability vision is to generate business and environmental benefits for customers, communities and the company by leading the way in sustainable business practices. To learn more about Staples environmental products, services, and operational initiatives, please visit easyontheplanet. Staples Inc.


Green Life Smart Life

Choose from categories like clothing, kids, home, furniture, gadgets and accessories to find green and safe products for your whole family. Tagged: going green, green design, Green Products, modern living, Sustainable Design, Sustainable products. Tags: Green Green Products Organic going green green design modern living Sustainable Design Sustainable products

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Role of Governments in Education for Sustainable Consumption

The Green Changemakers

Publisher: IGES(Hayama, Japan) Language: English | Publication Type: Policy Reports | ISBN/ISSN: 978-4-88788-090-0 | Copyright: IGES National and sub-national policy for Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) is one of the powerful instruments to influence sustainable consumption (SC) behaviour at both individual and organisational levels. The promotion of sustainable consumption and green markets has received attention from many national governments including the P.

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Science Fair Project Challenge: Conjure Up Sustainable Inventions

Eco Friendly Daily

So don’t sell yourself short…all of the sustainable products and devices on the market started with one idea. Are you a science geek or wannabe inventor? Then don’t shy away from your true talents…the world needs more eco-friendly inventions!

Seriously fun floors….naturally

Green Life Smart Life

It’s a natural product that starts with completely natural ingredients. and sustainably harvested forests. As if that isn’t sustainable enough, marmoleum has a an earth-to-earth lifecycle - it is completely biodegradable, right up the solvent-free adhesives used in installation. Its natural anti-static properties (for a natural product it seems extremely advanced) mean that dirt doesn’t stick very well and bacteria has a tough time breeding.

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4 Eco-Friendly & Stylish Home Improvement Options

Living Green & Saving Energy

Although many environmentally sustainable products have a reputation for being expensive or too difficult to acquire, goods that are kind to the environment are quickly becoming more mainstream and affordable. Green building and eco-friendly don’t have to be intimidating words.

Give Peas a Chance – Pulses offer improved sustainability in the field and on the plate

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada, November 2009 – The Canadian pulse industry has recently released a white paper on the benefits of using pulses – beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas – as a food ingredient that provides nutritional and health benefits and contributes to environmental sustainability. Pulses have a great story to tell as they offer both sustainability in the field and positive nutritional results on the plate.”

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Did you know…you could shop for the Earth?

Green Life Smart Life

Here is their mission: To give consumers an environmentally conscious alternative to everyday products. To allow consumers to be able to choose affordable eco-friendly products without sacrificing quality and without having to completely change the way he or she lives. The founder, Claire Hall (a URI graduate) is quoted on her website saying “I want a store that is about more than just selling green products. Just a heads up to all you Rhode Islanders!

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Project Drywall: Gypsum and Plaster for Sustainable Walls and Ceilings

Green Life Smart Life

We had decided to go with gypsum board because it meets all of our requirements for a sustainable product. Its paper backing is made from old newspapers, phone books, and cardboard, and it is a zero VOC (volatile organic compounds) product. Under Materials & Resources, gypsum board achieves us ½ of a point in the Environmentally Preferable product category for material and possible another ½ point for local production. Master bedroom.

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You’re Invited! Our Sustainable Future Discussion on the Future of the Circular Economy with GM, H&M and More

Eco Chic

We’re going to be talking about the Circular Economy with some amazing folks (see the lineup below) for Our Sustainable Future: How the Approaching Circular Economy will Change Fashion, Cars, and Buildings f or the (Much) Better. Anna Gedda – Head of Sustainability, H&M Group.

Green N Brown Discount

Green Living Tips

Green N Brown, an online store for sustainable products, describes themselves as "a one stop shop for greener future". Learn more about the company, their approach to selecting products and grab the coupon code GLT readers can get an extra 5% discount on their entire range - that's on top of any offers currently running.

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National Strategy for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity Costa Rica

The Green Changemakers

Research • Human resources • Public education and awareness • Sectoral and cross-sectoral coordination • Information • Control and monitoring of the impact of social and productive activities • In situ conservation • Ex situ conservation • Sustanaible use • Payment for environmental services and incentives • Acces to genetic resources, intellectual property and biosecurity in biotechnology • Marine and coastal resources • Management capacity PART II 2.1

Eco Gifts for Mother’s Day

Green Living Ideas

Tags: Special Occasions Charity Bouquets energy food Green Spa Mother's Day online sources Online Store Organic Consumers Association Style's online store sustainable product wholesome food

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WIN This GIANT Entertainment Box From EcoSalon


We're giving away the best of the best eco and sustainable products picked out by EcoSalon. You won't want to miss this. Read More. Contests Featured News

Fashion Futures 2025: Global scenarios for a sustainable fashion industry

The Green Changemakers

Image Fashion Futures is a call for a sustainable fashion industry. describes how fashion companies can be successful by becoming sustainable. For the fashion industry to be sustainable economically, it must be sustainable socially and environmentally too. The scenarios explore every aspect of the industry, from production of raw materials, through manufacturing and sale, to use and end of life.

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Pacifica Perfume: Sustainable, Socially Responsible Scents to Savor

Eco Chic

Pacifica is based in Portland, Oregon and practices carbon neutrality and cruelty-free production. The products are vegan and do not contain any animal ingredients, including beeswax. Everything is recycled into candle production or donated to local women’s shelters.

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Jason Clay

Conservancy Talk

WWF works with some of the biggest companies in the world to create a global marketplace based on more sustainable production of key raw materials. Business can help raise the bar on sustainability, but we need government to push the bottom with the right policies and regulations.


Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Right, that is the headline that came with the press release and then it continues, as below: An innovative eco product is aiming to bring a touch of style to home recycling. The innovative product comes from new Sheffield design house Fellow53.

Giveaway of Conscious Box Collection of Eco-friendly Products, ends 7/28

Hug a Tree with Me

Conscious Box is a monthly delivery of a collection of Eco-friendly and sustainable products. These products range from Xylitol rich Glee gum, to Pharmacopia natural body products, to Kind Bars and Honest Tea.

Samsill Branches into Raw Ring Binders

Green (Living) Review

The stylish alternative of raw ring binders is a highly desired sustainable office product. The stylish alternative of raw ring binders is a highly desired sustainable office product.

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