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Vertical Farming: The future of urban agriculture?

Vertical Farming: The future of urban agriculture?

The majority of humans now live in or near cities, which results in us importing more and more of our food from distant areas. Local food production is a solution that can solve this, one application being considered is the concept of vertical farming. But, could it work? The idea of stacking

Posted byon03.14.2011inEconomics, Society

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Natural Step US to merge with Cascadia Green Building Council

Natural Step US to merge with Cascadia Green Building Council

The Natural Step US, an early leader in promoting green business philosophy, has announced they will be merging with the Cascadia Green Building Council in order to expand the offerings of both non-profit groups. The Portland-based group, which is an extension of the original Natural Step org

Posted byon01.21.2011inEconomics, Green Building

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11 ways your business can go green in 2011

11 ways your business can go green in 2011

It makes good business sense to go green, not just from money saved but also from improved employee productivity and good public opinion of ethically responsible companies. Here are 11 ways your business can go green in 2011! 1.    Shut off computers and other equipment at night You can s

Posted byon01.2.2011inDIY Projects, Economics

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Study: 13 Gigatonnes Of CO2 Cuts Nets $14 Billion Savings

Study: 13 Gigatonnes Of CO2 Cuts Nets $14 Billion Savings

The United Nations Foundation and the Center for American Progress have presented an analysis of the core elements needed to combat climate change, and while their recommendations span many countries and industries, it turns out it will actually save money in the long run: $14 Billion dollars.

Posted byon10.8.2009inEconomics

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