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 72 hours to go for the crowdfunding campaign Our Quest for Water  "to be self-reliant and independent in our water supply for our holistic farming management and natural building projects; and  to be a model farm in terms of water sourcing through the use of alternative and rene...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
  Water is a key ingredient in our beverages and a necessity for operating our stores. We’re working to better understand how we use water, and how we can use it more efficiently. Much of the water in our stores is used to make coffee and tea beverages, and to run equipment such as dishwashers...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Climate change is impacting the next generation of hockey players directly, according to a report released Monday by the National Hockey League.The report, the first of its kind produced by a professional sports league in partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council, details a pl...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
This is the time of the year when you see endless summaries of 2013. The ones about sustainability can usually be characterized as a bag of mixed news, filled with both good and bad news from the past year. And it can be quite depressing, right? After all, mixed news means that at best we...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Since 2000, the International Development (ID) community's battle to end (or substantially reduce) poverty by 2015 has played out on the world stage. There have been delays, defeats and some solid accomplishments. In doing so, the development community's thinking has evolved about what best constitu...
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Posted by on in General Environment
While more than half (53 percent) of all companies in the S&P 500 Index and Fortune 500 published sustainability reports in 2011 — up from 19 percent the year before — companies in the US are less likely to obtain third-party assurance than their global peers, according to a report by the Global...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
The big rigs rattling past smokestacks sure don't make this Chicago roadway look like the greenest street in America. But their tires roll over smog-eating pavement, the streetlights run on solar and wind power, the sidewalks were made with recycled concrete, and shrub-filled "bioswales" keep storm...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
As is the case with most sports, college football–not to mention bowl games–and sustainability do not intuitively go in the same sentence. The long-term sustainability of many of these games themselves come into question considering how many of them there are; 6-6 teams have an opport...
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Posted by on in Beauty and Fashion
This is a very informative article regarding many aspects of sustainable packaging in the beauty and cosmetic industry. It was written by Jamie Matusow, an editor of Beauty Packaging Magazine in May 2009 http://www.beautypackaging.com/articles/2009/05/sustainable-packaging-new-strides-strategies ...
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