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Enactus Students Turn Bottles Into Blankets for the Homeless

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Waste or warmth, what do you see?

Enactus students in Poland saw a way to make 200 quilts out of 25,000 plastic bottles. The quilts provided warmth for the homeless while helping eliminate waste. The quilts totaled $1,875 in net worth. Find out where they got all the plastic bottles for material at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/waste-warmth-see/. #seeopportunity

Back To School Tips: Tip #3 Getting Organized

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It’s mid-August, which means some high school students have just started a new school-year, while their peers from other parts of the country are inching closer to doing the same. Over the past two weeks, we have shared some back to school tips in the Action Team blog, including tips from a few Major League baseball players.
 

Enactus Students Recycle Tires Into Household Items

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Worn out or factory fresh, what do you see?

Of the 40 million tires Mexico discards annually, only 2% are recycled. One Mexican Enactus team saw a way to recycle these discarded tires into over 100 different household items, like rugs and flowerpots.

Enactus Students Upcycle Banners to Help Artisans

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Andrew Cranston presents:  Banners of Progress

The Global Chief Operating Officer of KPMG International, Andrew Cranston, shares how Enactus students in Mexico solve waste while employing struggling artisans. The students empowered the artisans to make fashionable accessories with discarded vinyl banners that are usually thrown away.

Enactus Students Create Fuel From Waste

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Refuse or fuel, what do you see?

An Enactus team in Zimbabwe saw a way to melt plastic and create diesel fuel as a byproduct. So far, 12 women have worked to convert over 3 tons of waste. Just 35 kg of plastic translates to 24 liters of liquid fuel and 7 kg of wax. Find out more about Enactus and this innovative solution at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/refuse-fuel-see/.

Keystone XL Pipeline Supports American Energy Security Ambitions

Pipeline will displace over-sea crude oil and meet U.S. demand.
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For North America, Keystone XL is a lot of things; it is a $5.3 billion investment in safe energy infrastructure, it is an opportunity to put 9,000 construction workers to work and it is a choice between secure, stable North American energy or a continued reliance on OPEC. To the contrary of what paid activist opposition says, Keystone XL is not an “export pipeline.”

Toronto Sustainability Speakers Series

Embedding Sustainability into Organizational Culture
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 18, 2011 - Join Dr. Stephanie Bertels on Tuesday June, 21 at Haworth Furniture, 55 University Ave. in Toronto, as she shares the results of her cutting edge report, “Embedding Sustainability into Organizational Culture”.

Webinar: Introduction to Green-e Marketplace

Learn about Green-e Marketplace, a program that recognizes organizations using certified renewable energy and enables them to demonstrate their environmental commitment through the use of the nationally recognized Green-e logo.
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Join us in a free webinar on Thursday, March 17 to learn about Green-e Marketplace and the benefits of clean-energy purchases to an organization's sustainability strategy.

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Join us in a free webinar on Thursday, March 17 to learn about Green-e Marketplace and the benefits of clean-energy purchases to an organization's sustainability strategy.

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