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LittleFootprint LightingTM: The Company and Product That Inspired Me Most at Greenbuild 2011

A US LED light manufacturer that is trying to do everything RIGHT
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LittleFootprint Lighting is one of the most extraordinary US manufacturers  I've met.  In a time when most lighting manufacturers make everything overseas this company is making LEDs in California with recycled materials.  Read their story!

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LittleFootprint Lighting is one of the most extraordinary US manufacturers  I've met.  In a time when most lighting manufacturers make everything overseas this company is making LEDs in California with recycled materials.  Read their story!

Fairtrade Most Widely Recognized Ethical Label Globally: Global Poll

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Bonn - October 10, 2011 - Fairtrade is cementing its position as a market leader in ethical labels and a trusted brand across 24 countries, according to a comprehensive global study of 17,000 consumers carried out for Fairtrade International by international opinion research consultancy GlobeScan.
 

Green Your Game Day

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Green your next game day with these 5 tips from Greenopolis TV. Do good things for earth while still having fun!

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About Greenopolis
Greenopolis is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the world through recycling, waste-to-energy and conservation. We reward our users for their sustainable behavior on our website, through our Greenopolis recycling kiosks and with curbside recycling programs. Visit our site at www.greenopolis.com to learn more!

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Green your next game day with these 5 tips from Greenopolis TV. Do good things for earth while still having fun!

Watch the video >>>>>

About Greenopolis
Greenopolis is dedicated to our users. We focus our attention on changing the world through recycling, waste-to-energy and conservation. We reward our users for their sustainable behavior on our website, through our Greenopolis recycling kiosks and with curbside recycling programs. Visit our site at www.greenopolis.com to learn more!

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Green Obsessed or Passionately Green?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Look around and you'll see going green slogans everywhere.  The web is full of information on going green, living a sustainable lifestyle and advice on green businesses.   For many, this mountain of information can be confusing and at times a little overwhelming.

Upcoming Event: James Beard Foundation Food Conference Examines How Money and Media Influence the Way America Eats

Second Annual National Food Conference – co-hosted by Good Housekeeping – puts “Sustainability on the Table”
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The second annual James Beard Foundation Food Conference ­ – “Sustainability on the Table: How Money and Media Influence the Way America Eats” – will take place at the Hearst Tower in New York City on October 12 and 13.
 
The invitation-only conference, co-hosted by Good Housekeeping, will be streamed live at www.jbffoodconference.org/live. Keep up with the conference and join in the conversation on Twitter, making sure to use the hashtag, #JBFTalk.
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The second annual James Beard Foundation Food Conference ­ – “Sustainability on the Table: How Money and Media Influence the Way America Eats” – will take place at the Hearst Tower in New York City on October 12 and 13.
 
The invitation-only conference, co-hosted by Good Housekeeping, will be streamed live at www.jbffoodconference.org/live. Keep up with the conference and join in the conversation on Twitter, making sure to use the hashtag, #JBFTalk.

Sodexo Recognized for FöD Hot Concept

Food On Demand brings high-tech, restaurant experience to college campuses
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Sodexo has been recognized by Nation’s Restaurant News as one of five winners of its 2011 Hot Concepts! Awards for its FöD (Food on Demand), a unique, technology-focused, casual-dining experience for its college campus customers.

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Sodexo has been recognized by Nation’s Restaurant News as one of five winners of its 2011 Hot Concepts! Awards for its FöD (Food on Demand), a unique, technology-focused, casual-dining experience for its college campus customers.

Wrap It Up: Packaging Solutions

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So many of us try to be responsible, eco-conscious consumers: we walk or bike to our local food co-op or natural foods store, our re-usable canvas shopping bags in tow. But try buying organic or green products that don’t come in petroleum-based plastic packaging and you’ll soon be presented with another slew of challenges. Those of us who’ve been frustrated by this reality will be happy to learn that there are some people and companies working to reduce the use of plastic packaging in the food industry.

Curiosity Sparking the Value in Green Living

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In a perfect world, our world's energy is powered by renewable sources, business sustainability is the norm, and sustainable lifestyles abound.  While we're not quite there yet, as a sustainability consultant, I ask, "What will get us there?"  
 

SC Johnson Sponsors 20th Anniversary Survey, Finding Shifts in Consumer Green Attitudes and Behaviors

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Racine, WI - October 4, 2011 - Today, SC Johnson and GfK Roper Consulting released survey findings on American consumer green attitudes and behaviors, painting a compelling picture of the evolution of consumer interests and actions over the last two decades. The SC Johnson proprietary survey, which is part of the 20th Anniversary Green Gauge® survey, examines how American consumers’ environmental knowledge affects their actions and behaviors.

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