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We have shared the idea of consuming less than perfect fruits and vegetables in previous blog posts but what we’d like to do now is highlight how selling ugly produce can make good business sense while also helping the environment. Have you ever heard of Full Harvest? If not, check it out at www.fullharvest.com. It … Continue reading Full Harvest – Promoting a Green Economy
Municipal water supplies are kept in large water tanks and the quality within is not always as clean as it should be. Now, researchers from Michigan Tech are working on an affordable, simple, and eco-friendly solution to get rid of the micro-pollutants lurking in the waters. As described in a recent Science Daily report, Municipal … Continue reading The Quest to Improve Water Quality
Manufacturers are finding more ways to develop products from recycled material. The International Bureau of Recycling reports that recycled materials supply 40 percent of global raw material needs. Most people are familiar with the idea of recycling ink cartridges, cardboard boxes, and plastic containers but some are surprised to learn that they are actually purchasing … Continue reading Sparta Update – Waste-free Options Plentiful
“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