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Biophilic Leadership Summit

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National leaders share their expertise, form new partnerships and discuss future directions in the field of biophilic urbanism and design.

The Nature Connection. Nature, Well Being and Positive Outcomes
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National leaders share their expertise, form new partnerships and discuss future directions in the field of biophilic urbanism and design.

Fashionably Functional: Equinox's Design Enhances Aero

Reimagined compact SUV balances style, efficiency with wind tunnel-tuned design
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DETROIT, March 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ — With more than 2.7 million sold last year, compact SUVs are the largest vehicle segment in the U.S., and customers want passenger and cargo space that fits their lifestyle without compromising on fuel efficiency.

That was the task for the Design and Aerodynamic teams working on the shape of the all-new 2018 Equinox: to create an all-new compact SUV that is a perfect balance of style, function and efficiency.

Ecocentricity Blog: What's a Pirate's Favorite Letter?

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The three R’s of sustainability are Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. There is a better list though, and this one has five R’s instead of three.

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The three R’s of sustainability are Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. There is a better list though, and this one has five R’s instead of three.

Maven Launches City Car Sharing in Atlanta

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  • Fuel and insurance are included
  • No application or membership fees
  • Mobile app to locate, reserve and unlock vehicle
Members can expand their personal mobility by reserving vehicles for hourly or daily rates
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  • Fuel and insurance are included
  • No application or membership fees
  • Mobile app to locate, reserve and unlock vehicle

Just Energy Solar | Solar Power + Tiny Houses

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Two complementary movements are converging all over the country. On one hand, you have more people scaling back their lifestyles, exemplified by the rise of the tiny home, and on the other, you have our population’s growing desire to go “off grid,” for which solar power is the key component. Solar Installations in the US have grown 58% over this time last year:

Data and Planning Drive the Growth of Smart Cities and Utilities

Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report
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The Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report investigates the progress made by communities and utilities as they continue their evolution toward smarter infrastructure.

Green is for Organics: Voluntary Container Color Standard Recommended by Consortium of Organics Collection Organizations and Agencies

Keep America Beautiful, U.S. Composting Council Joined by Other Nonprofit and Government Organizations to Improve Recycling and Organics Collection
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LOS ANGELES, California & WASHINGTON, D.C., January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the United States Composting Council (USCC) today announced that they, along with five other participating nonprofits and government agencies, recommend designating green as the voluntary container color standard for organics collection containers.  This initiative was simultaneously announced at the USCC’s 25th Annual Conference in Los Angeles and at the Keep America Beautiful National Conference in Wash

GREEN SPA Certificate Awarded to AIDAprima

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AIDA Cruises is the first cruise company to be certified for its commitment to sustainability by the Deutscher Wellness Verband e.V. (German Wellness Association). AIDAprima’s Organic Body & Soul Spa has been awarded the GREEN SPA certificate, achieving the top quality grade of Level 3. It has only been a couple of months since AIDAprima was recognized at the Cruise Guide Awards 2016 in the categories of Family-Friendliness and Sport & Wellness.

Keep Charleston Beautiful, Compost Rangers Help Alleviate Local Food Waste

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There’s little doubt that Charleston, South Carolina, has a national reputation as a great “food town.” And, yet, like many cities and towns throughout the U.S., it struggles with an equally prevalent food problem.

Among two food-related issues Charleston aims to address are: 1) lack of accessibility to fresh affordable produce in low socio-economic status neighborhoods, and 2) lack of community-wide education about the benefits of food recycling/composting.

Keep America Beautiful's Recycling Tips for the Holidays!

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The holiday season comes with a lot of purchasing, wrapping and feasting which can substantially increase the amount of waste that we generate.

However, it doesn't have to be that way! You can follow some of the tips below to be more sustainable during your celebrations this year.

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