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Ecocentricity Blog - Front One: Zero Waste

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Despite being inefficient, waste has permeated our lives. At a high level, I see a few reasons for that.

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Despite being inefficient, waste has permeated our lives. At a high level, I see a few reasons for that.

How to Build an Infrastructure Inventory

Reprinted from the Atlas Blog
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A number of our Atlas cities – from El Paso, to New Orleans and San Diego – are looking for ways to use municipally owned spaces as testbeds for innovative infrastructure technologies.  Doing so will not only help them understand how solutions work locally and support economic development, but it will also create space to engage residents around otherwise invisible infrastructure.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - May 2017

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The quarterly online newsletter from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has been published.

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The quarterly online newsletter from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has been published.

Ecocentricity Blog: Base Camp

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Here’s the plan. The next seven blog posts will be a guided tour up the Seven Fronts of Mount Sustainability, Ray Anderson’s famous zero-footprint metaphor.

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Here’s the plan. The next seven blog posts will be a guided tour up the Seven Fronts of Mount Sustainability, Ray Anderson’s famous zero-footprint metaphor.

John Picard to Speak About The Ray at Sustainatopia

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May 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - John Picard, Advisory Board Member for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and Founding Board Member for The Ray will be speaking today and tomorrow in two panel discussions at Sustainatopia in San Francisco.

Ecocentricity Blog: Location, Location, Location

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All of this to say, carbon is not some enemy.  It is a misplaced resource. And the opportunity for the business community to value drawdown as an investment, rather than view carbon reduction as a cost, is upon us.

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All of this to say, carbon is not some enemy.  It is a misplaced resource. And the opportunity for the business community to value drawdown as an investment, rather than view carbon reduction as a cost, is upon us.

Ecocentricity Blog: Buzzwords

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When it comes down to it, I fear that for many people “sustainable” has become synonymous with “less bad.” That’s not enough, friends.

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When it comes down to it, I fear that for many people “sustainable” has become synonymous with “less bad.” That’s not enough, friends.

Paul Hawken to Speak Tonight in Atlanta - Introducing Project Drawdown

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Paul Hawken is in Atlanta, introducing his new book, Drawdown, at an event hosted by A Cappella Books at the Carter Center.

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Paul Hawken is in Atlanta, introducing his new book, Drawdown, at an event hosted by A Cappella Books at the Carter Center.

Ecocentricity Blog: Every Day is Earth Day

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The Earth is different though. She is a constant presence in human existence, a daily experience for each of us. Without asking, she gifts us fresh water, protection from ultraviolet radiation, a regulated climate, breathable air and energy to fuel our bodies.

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The Earth is different though. She is a constant presence in human existence, a daily experience for each of us. Without asking, she gifts us fresh water, protection from ultraviolet radiation, a regulated climate, breathable air and energy to fuel our bodies.

Ecocentricity Blog: It's Finally Here!

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I believe that the essence of the book is captured in a question that Paul asked me years ago, and which he continues to ask people: Is climate change happening to us, or for us?

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I believe that the essence of the book is captured in a question that Paul asked me years ago, and which he continues to ask people: Is climate change happening to us, or for us?

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