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Proposition 37: the Right to Know

This election day, California voters will have the added responsibility of voting on California Proposition 37 for the “right to know”. A yes vote would make mandatory the labeling of genetically modified ingredients in foods. Genetic engineering allows genes from … Continue reading

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Over Half of Germany’s Renewable Energy Owned By Citizens & Farmers, Not Utility Companies

Matthew McDermott January 6, 2012 Thomas Kohler/CC BY-SA 2.0 Germany’s promotion of renewable energy rightly gets singled out for its effectiveness, most often by me as an example of how to do things well versus the fits and starts method … Continue reading

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Pavan Sukhdev: Put a value on nature!

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Sustainable Packaging: Curbing your Wrap Rage

Procter & Gamble’s Alternative to Clamshell Packaging Wins DuPont Packaging Award Posted by hipstomp to Core77.com | 16 Jun 2011 There are stand-up comics who do entire routines about trying to get a clamshell package open, and a couple of months ago we … Continue reading

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Green in Brooklyn

I found a great store down the street from Pratt on Myrtle Ave. called Green in Brooklyn. They’re a great resource to find environmentally friendly cleaning supplied, paper products, bathroom products, beauty and kitchen products and are committed to helping … Continue reading

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Justin Hall-Tipping: Freeing energy from the grid

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Envirolutions President Hailey O’Connor appears in this television story on Steve Jobs

CBS News “Can Apple keep its lead without Steve Jobs?“

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Plastic

Wikipedia on Plastic

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Recycle A Bicycle

Photo credit: recycle a bicycle facebook Recycle A Bicycle is a volunteer based bike shop in DUMBO and East Village that offers refurbished bikes and practical bicycle maintenance techniques.The proceeds of the refurbished bicycles goes to the youth job training … Continue reading

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100% Recycled Architectural Resin Panel

 

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