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Is turning the idea, known as a ‘circular economy’ into a reality actually possible? Over 25 well-established and internationally known Minnesota companies – 3M, Best Buy and Target to name a few, believe it is. The concept causing all the excitement, circular economy was originally proposed as a viable business model in the 1970’s and … Continue reading Tri-state Companies Reducing Waste Through Circular Economy
There are close to 4 thousand k-12 schools in the United States running on solar power. According to the Environmental News Network, three thousand of them installed the power systems within the last 6 years. Many in the solar power industry believe the use of the systems in schools is an indication that both school … Continue reading Solar Powered Schools
The prevalence and size of the Earth’s oceanic garbage patches act as irrefutable evidence that we are grappling with a huge waste problem. An examination of the contents of the garbage patches shows that the main source of the problem is disposable plastic. Plastic never fully disintegrates; instead it breaks down, polluting the water through … Continue reading Getting Rid of Plastic Straws
“In 2010 one out of 6 discharges from U.S hospitals was for children. Asthma is the 3rd leading cause of hospitalization for children in the country”.Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
“Martin Luther King did not say: I have a nightmare. The lesson being, that to engage the wider public you need to invoke the positive vision-the ability of us all to make the impossible, possible”.Olaf Gerlach-Hansen, Senior Advisor Danish Cultural Institute
“Each gallon of fuel releases close to 20 pounds of carbon dioxide into the air”.U.S EPA
“By 2025, the Internet of Things has the potential to generate a global economic impact of between $2.7 tri and $6.2 trillion dollars per-year”.McKinsey Global Institute
“In the United States close to 30%of all energy consumed goes to transporting people and goods from one place to another”.U.S. Energy Information Administration
“Virtually all of us are now convinced that Global Warming poses a clear and present danger to civilization”.World Renowned Paleoclimatologist, Lonnie G. Thompson on why leading Scientists speak out about climate change.
“Malls, stores, car dealerships, dry cleaners, and gas stations use 20% of the total energy consumed by commercial buildings”.U.S Energy Information Administration
“Most companies estimate they’re analyzing a mere 12% of the data they have. They could be missing out on data-driven insights hidden inside 88% of the data they are ignoring”.Forrester Research & InformationWeek