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Back to the Future: When a Classic Car Goes Electric!

by Felice Gasperoni, journalist at RTBF Belgium
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The thing is, I may be a science and technology enthusiast, but I’m far from being an expert in electric motors, batteries and automotive electronics! That’s the reason why I proposed my idea to the University of Brussels, more specifically to the electro-mechanical department of the Polytechnic School. And luckily enough, my proposal was accepted and two students were eventually chosen to carry out this work for their master thesis!

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The thing is, I may be a science and technology enthusiast, but I’m far from being an expert in electric motors, batteries and automotive electronics! That’s the reason why I proposed my idea to the University of Brussels, more specifically to the electro-mechanical department of the Polytechnic School. And luckily enough, my proposal was accepted and two students were eventually chosen to carry out this work for their master thesis!

Domtar Joins International Call to "Follow The Frog"

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(3BL Media) Montreal - September 18, 2012 - Campaign promoting Rainforest Alliance CertifiedTM products runs September 17-23.

FedEx Named a Top User of Solar Power in the U.S.

Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) Rankings Annouced
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The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) recently announced that FedEx is one of the top 20 commercial solar users in the U.S. FedEx ranks 14th and 16th respectively in capacity and number of systems.

ING U.S. Awards $125,000 in Grants to Combat Childhood Obesity

ING Run For Something Better® School-Based Running Programs Help Students Learn Healthy Choices and Take Responsibility for Their Own Fitness
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(3BL Media) Atlanta – September 18, 2012 – ING U.S. is helping educators combat childhood obesity. Through the 2012 ING Run For Something Better® School Awards, financial services leader ING U.S., in partnership with the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE), is awarding grants to help thousands of children discover a love for running and create a foundation for living a healthier lifestyle.

Darden Restaurants Publishes 2012 Sustainability Report; Notes Strong Progress with 'People, Planet, Plate' Initiatives

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August 1, 2012 -- Darden Restaurants today issued its second sustainability report noting it has made progress in all areas of sustainability across its more than 1,900 restaurants, 180,000 employees and global supply chain. Most notably, the company has exceeded its 2015 goal of reducing water consumption in each of its restaurants by 15 percent on aggregate and is more than half way toward meeting the same goal for reducing energy consumption in its restaurants.  

Oral History Project on ‘Nation of Immigrants’ Helps Students Connect Their Own Stories to the World: The Third-Place Innovative Idea in the ING Unsung Heroes® Awards Program

The ING Unsung Heroes® Program Has Given Nearly $4 Million to Honor Innovation and Creativity Among the Nation’s Educators
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(3BL Media) Windsor, CT - September 12, 2012 - ING U.S., a financial services company and leading provider of retirement plans and programs for educators, announced that Thi Bui, an art and computer teacher at Oakland International High School in Oakland, Calif., has received the third-place prize in the national 2012 ING Unsung Heroes® awards program. Through this program, ING U.S. awards grants to educators throughout the U.S. for innovative teaching ideas.

Microsoft Commits to Bringing Technology Access to 1 Million Low-Income Youth

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Sept. 20, 2011 - Today at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, Microsoft Corp. launched a three-year program to ensure that 1 million students from low-income families in the United States receive the benefits of software, hardware and discounted broadband Internet service.

Spring Cleaning and Earth Day Mean Recycling Old Computers

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Recycling old computers is a year round activity, but since spring has sprung in many parts of the world and people are cleaning out their closets, attics and garages, it’s a great time to discuss responsible recycling of computer equipment once it has reached the end of its life. Dell has been a leader in responsibly recycling old computers and diverting them from landfills. In fact new numbers are out, and last year and Dell recycled more than 68 million kilograms (150 million lbs.) of unwanted electronics in 2010.

Give Old Computers, Give Green Jobs

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This is the second installment of our new Tuesday Tech4Good series that we started last week.  Since it's almost Earth Day, we thought we'd share some of the inspiring stories that have come as a result of responsibly recycling your computers at Goodwill Industries across the U.S.

Add "Recycle PC" to your post-holiday errands

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I was an only child until I was 12, and until my brother was born, I was also the only grandchild. So my early Christmas memories involved what seemed like mountains of presents that I tore into like a Tasmanian devil. It was awesome.

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