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Landscape Architects Release 200 Ways-Report for Architects, Planners to Eco Service

Landscape Architects Release 200 Ways-Report for Architects, Planners to Eco Service

Landscapers, who literally design and dig with nature’s chlorophyll green every day, are placing stepping stones toward the greater architecture design community adopting eco-sustainability. On November 2, 2007, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) unveiled a report intended to instruct architects, designers and facility managers on specific ways (and thresholds) they can craft their buildings into natural ecological fits, sustainability, mitigating pollution and climate change effects.

November 3, 2007

GreenPrint Cuts Printer Waste

GreenPrint Cuts Printer Waste

Have you ever tried to print directions from the web and gotten one blank page for every page of information with urls, legalese or weird strings of html code scattered here and there? Do you hate having to waste ink on banner ads and extraneous images? GreenPrint is selling a solution that could save you money and cut down on the waste you contribute to the world.

November 2, 2007

Berkeley Gets Energized with Solar Power Plan

Berkeley Gets Energized with Solar Power Plan

The hallowed name of Berkeley, California, evokes a 50-year-long litany of political, social and environmentally conscious praises. Now, the hilled little city is breaking ground again, or breaking sun again, in adopting a program to energize its rooftop solar power systems.

November 2, 2007

Kettle Opens Green Plant

Kettle Opens Green Plant

The new Kettle Foods factory in Beloit, Wisc. has received The U.S. Green Building Council's Gold LEED certification, one of the highest honors a sustainable builder can receive. Kettle says that makes its new building "the greenest food manufacturing plant in the U.S." It may be right.

November 1, 2007

Companies As Climate Change Agents Winning On Business Field

Companies As Climate Change Agents Winning On Business Field

Investment research company Innovest just released a report that businesses with a philosophy and practice toward acting on climate change are outperforming their corporate climate-okay rivals. Over the past three years 1500 companies working with sophisticated measures in sustainability and conservation are coming out on top in the enormously competitive business and investment sphere.

October 30, 2007

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  • World's largest oil company--human rights, oil spills and misinformation about climate change
  • Unethical marketing of baby formula in developing nations
  • Genetic Engineering and Monopolistic behavior = Monsanto
  • Maker of violent anti-social video games
  • Numerous ethical problems with largest maker of household products in U.S.