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PulpWorks: Molding a Better World with PW-Packs

Each year 130 million pounds of CO2e are generated as a result of PVC production for packaging. Through the elimination of plastic packaging, PulpWorks’ immediate goal is to prevent more than half a million pounds of CO2e from entering the atmosphere with their environmentally friendly PW-Pack.


The Evolution of Sustainability Planning in Grand Rapids

By Haris Alibašić Through the careful development of a sustainability plan, the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan has become one of the most sustainability planning-oriented communities in the United States. In a presentation entitled Taking Sustainable Cities Seriously: How Cities Choose their Paths Towards Sustainability to the Community Sustainability Partnership Summit held in Grand Rapids … Continued

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Four Facts that Demonstrate Clean Energy is on the Rise

Rapid developments in clean energy have changed our energy landscape and brought us into a new age of energy. These surprising facts demonstrate some of the most exciting new developments in renewables.

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New Tools for Whole Building Life Cycle Assessment

Globally, there’s an important shift in what it means for building materials and products to qualify as “green.” Green building certification schemes are integrating life cycle assessment (LCA) as a tool to quantify, communicate and manage environmental impacts from the scale of individual products to whole buildings.

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Study: How Cyclists Think About Sustainability

Even though people’s best sustainability intentions don’t necessarily translate into consistent action, cyclists of all ages, tire preferences and political persuasions are thinking about sustainability.

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Millennials: Why They Bike

Is the Age of the Automobile over? Driving and car ownership is declining, and younger generations, beginning most notably with Millennials, are embracing alternate transportation. Bikes are cool again and cities need to realize that bike lanes are crucial for attracting a younger workforce.


Walmart Opens First 100 Percent LED-Lit Store in Ohio

Shortly after launching a line of Great Value LED lightbulbs for less than $10 at all U.S. stores, Walmart announced last week that it will open its first 100 percent LED-lit store in South Euclid, Ohio.


20 Inspiring Quotes from SXSWeco 2013

SXSWeco 2013 had business leaders, nonprofit leaders and some people who were both. Benefit corporations, municipalities, the media, disruptors and even a celebrity or two. Here are 20 inspiring quotes.