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Ecocentricity Blog: It Is Hereby Resolved

By: John A. Lanier
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When I was reflecting on what my resolution would be this New Year, it dawned on me that saying no is also a good environmental resolution.

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When I was reflecting on what my resolution would be this New Year, it dawned on me that saying no is also a good environmental resolution.

500th Cat® Certified Rebuild

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Fifteen years after Caterpillar, Cat® dealer PT Trakindo and customer PT Freeport Indonesia signed a strategic alliance agreement, the group celebrated its 500th Cat Certified Rebuild in 2016.

Click here to read more about how the 500th Cat Certified Rebuild with PT Freeport Indonesia signifies much more than reuse of materials; it represents long-term business stability, community growth and brand loyalty for the mine. 

Recycled Garbage: Paving the Way to a Sustainable Future

by Karla Pope
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Recyclable waste may literally pave the way to a sustainable future. Around the world, an increasing number of urban planners and engineers are utilizing recycled garbage and turning it into viable, environmentally friendly infrastructure.

Flipping the Ship: A New Life for Decommissioned Vessels

by Karla Pope
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The saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” rings true, particularly when it comes to old ships that have been abandoned or fallen into disuse. Around the world, out-of-service vessels are being repurposed and transformed into thriving restaurants, hotels, museums and other waterfront attractions.

Better Buildings Conserve Water and Cash

GM exceeded its Better Buildings Challenge by reducing water intensity by 28 percent. Here are a few tips to secure similar results.
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GM exceeded its Better Buildings Challenge by reducing water intensity by 28 percent. Here are a few tips to secure similar results.

General Motors joined the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings partnership, a group of more than 900 organizations aiming to become 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade and setting goals to develop strategies to conserve resources. Participating companies committed to cumulatively save $3.1 billion and 3.47 million metric tons of CO2.

Boeing Reduces Solid Waste Sent to Landfills

Exploring Boeing's top environmental priorities
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**This is the 16th and final article in a series focusing on The Boeing Company's environmental performance and progress in 2016. Visit www.boeing.com/environment for more information.**

Today’s major manufacturers can be measured by their commitment to optimal management and reduction of solid waste produced by their operations. Boeing is no exception.

Canada’s Moving Towards a Circular Economy – Business Must Prepare Now

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We are in the middle of a mega trend driven by climate change, resources scarcity, urbanization, social media and unbridled consumerism. Change will come, either a time of our choosing or at a time that is ecologically thrust upon us. Our best hope to get ahead of the curve is to shift towards a less wasteful and more circular economic model.

Talk with Green Guy Show - Mayors Climate Summit Series. Interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, NC

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Talk with Green Guy Show - 3/13/2016 - Mayors Climate Summit Series - Mayor of Birmingham, AL

Mayor William Bell - Birmingham, AL
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainability -  at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Listen to the March 13th show here, and be sure to tune in Sunday, March 20th for an interview with Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Manager, City of Richmond, VA.

Watch Your Language!

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What are the environmental “bad words” to which society has become desensitized? I think “disposable” is one. We need to replace it with “reusable.”  

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