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The Promise of a Connected Earth

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Right now, on this day, at this point in time, connections are being made like never before. From people to cities to farms to everything in between, technology weaves through our connected world to bring us closer together, make us smarter… and help us solve some of the earth’s biggest environmental challenges. 

This Earth Day we’re taking a moment to think about how all of this technology can create a better tomorrow for our planet.

It’s Full Speed Ahead for the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge Accelerator Teams

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Reprinted from Biomimicry Institute Blog

It’s been a busy six months for the 2015 Biomimicry Global Design Challenge finalists. Last October, eight teams from around the world were chosen to be part of the first-ever biomimicry food systems accelerator. After pitching and getting feedback on their design concepts in-person during SXSW Eco in Austin, TX, these intrepid innovators began working furiously to test and prototype their nature-inspired design concepts.

Italian Design, Carbon-Zero Style

Italian textile manufacturer Alcantara weaves a zero carbon ethos into record growth
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Watch this episode of Conscious Living as we visit a cutting-edge Italian textile firm that is creating a new design for sustainable manufacturing. During their annual automotive sustainability summit in Venice, Italy, Alcantara's CEO shares with us the magic to their record growth and game-changing zero carbon manufacturing ethos.

 

Talk with Green Guy Show - Georgia State University's Sustainable Energy Tribe and MARTA

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  

Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

The Water We Eat

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I expect most of us believe that the greatest amount of water we consume comes in the form of showers, baths, and drinks. Nope, and it’s not close. 

My Dad has always loved the water. He grew up in Miami, which probably has something to do with his attraction to it. Whether skiing, fishing, or boating, any time he is on the water he is happy.

From E-Waste to New Life: Behind the Scenes with Arrow’s Value Recovery Business

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Reduce, reuse, recycle. These are the “three R’s” of protecting our environment, a mantra taught in schools and repeated in brochures.

Most of us understand the first R: use less. And, the third, recycle, gets its share of attention, thanks to the seemingly ubiquitous recycling bins and programs around the world.

Siemens and Airbus Sign Long-Term Cooperation Agreement in the Field of Hybrid Electric Propulsion Systems

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  • Both companies take significant joint development decision
  • Assemble joint development team of some 200 employees
  • Target: breakthrough innovation in aerospace e-mobility
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  • Both companies take significant joint development decision
  • Assemble joint development team of some 200 employees
  • Target: breakthrough innovation in aerospace e-mobility

Transformative Technologies

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Some emerging technologies - like Augmented Reality and 3D Printing - are helping to differentiate Caterpillar and delight customers and employees alike. 

Click here to learn more about Caterpillar's commitment to digital transformation.

Why “Extended Producer Responsibility” Makes Sense

By Carol Baroudi
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When it comes to waste, nobody wants it. The whole idea of trash is “let’s get rid of it,” and “I don’t want to think about it.” When salvage and recycling enter the scenario, the result may be less trash, but it’s never no trash. What is left is left because it is of lesser value and even less desirable.

Talk with Green Guy Show - Richard Hanson of Georgia Water Tanks and Eriqah Vincent of National Wildlife Federation

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  

Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

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