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Last October I visited New Orleans for the USGBC’s Greenbuild Conference. I had signed up to attend the Third Annual Women in Green Power Breakfast on that Thursday morning, eager to connect with fellow women in sustainability. Those two...

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In many regions throughout North America, green technology is becoming the fastest growing sector of the economy. The field of green technology encompasses many different products and services within various industries like transportation, waste management,...

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The word “pollution” often makes people think of contaminated water, unclean air, or simply piles of trash in landfills and oceans. However, there’s another type of pollution that often goes overlooked, yet has harmful impacts on the...

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10 Benefits of Healthy Homes

November 3, 2014

Healthy homes are design models which enhance the health and wellbeing of the home’s occupants. Healthy homes are a great option for families or anyone concerned about the potential dangers of building materials and other...

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Is the generation gap widening? Could this disconnect be the attributing factor to many of our current global concerns? Multi-generational solutions are a great angle from which to collaboratively approach the resolution of issues such...

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I often find myself wondering if the global crises are really as bad as we think they are. Realistically, how am I as an individual to know the full scope of the problem having not...

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People Are Our Business

April 29, 2014

People often ask what our business model is. It may be because at first glance it’s not obvious. It’s unique, different than the average web platform, and not at all like a traditional on-line model....

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Historically, Earth Day has been an incredible mechanism for bringing awareness to environmental issues around the world. But it hasn’t just been about awareness and education. Earth Day has also been a time when action...

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In a recent conversation Tara and I had with Andrew Winston – the brilliant author of the new book The Big Pivot – it really sunk in for me that we’re still having conversations about...

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Geothermal Geothermal energy is an under-utilized resource which could cut power consumption and yet also produce it in certain areas. Places like Iceland use massive amounts of geothermal energy to power their country. Their volcanic...

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