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Chevrolet Debuts First Bolt EVs to Customers

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FREMONT, Calif., December 13, 2016 /3BLMedia/— In the San Francisco Bay area today, Chevrolet delivered the first three Bolt EVs to customers, fulfilling the brand’s promise to offer a long-range electric vehicle at an affordable price.

Nestlé Working to Achieve Water Efficiency

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Water is vital to our operations, used for washing and processing raw materials, cooling and cleaning equipment, hygiene and our bottled water business. We continue to reduce, reuse and recycle water across our business through water-saving innovations and technologies. Altogether, our U.S. factories are withdrawing 10% less water per ton of product than they did five years ago.

The Arc House: A Resilient Prototype

From urban-infill residence to off-the-grid retreat, The Arc House is at home anywhere.
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Jim Gregory, Founder of Shelter Dynamics, likes to call The Arc House a “demonstration of a direction” in housing. Its small footprint, independence from the grid and versatile design make it an ideal solution for urban, suburban and rural settings. The Arc House can serve as a primary residence for a single person or a couple, or it can be used as a retreat, vacation home or “mother-in-law” unit.

Ecocentricity Blog: Congrats to the Lifecycle Building Center

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The Lifecycle Building Center has a permanent home, and I’m sure that Shannon, Adam and the whole team are feeling a sense of pride. Given their hard work the last several years, they deserve this moment.

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The Lifecycle Building Center has a permanent home, and I’m sure that Shannon, Adam and the whole team are feeling a sense of pride. Given their hard work the last several years, they deserve this moment.

America’s First Sustainable Urban Agrihood Debuts in Detroit

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative to open new community center and café
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DETROIT, November 30, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) is debuting America’s first sustainable urban agrihood, an alternative neighborhood growth model in Detroit’s lower North End that positions agriculture as the centerpiece of a mixed-use urban development.

Business Leaders Propel Sustainable Urban Agrihood in Detroit

Sustainable Brands initiates collaboration between Michigan Urban Farming Initiative, BASF, General Motors, Herman-Miller, Green Standards and others
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The Future of Sustainable Design

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The next step in sustainable production is the circular economy, says Eco-Chick.com founder and editor Starre Vartan. That means leaving behind today’s make, use, dispose model to create products transparently and with less impact. Such products will be built to last, but can be transformed, recovered or even used to improve the environment at the end of their life.

Design Basics for Growing Year-Round in a Solar Greenhouse

Grow a variety of crops year-round in cold climates of North America without breaking the bank.
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It’s a little-known fact: most year-round greenhouses are energy guzzlers. To grow a variety of crops year-round in cold climates of North America, a standard greenhouse requires large amounts of heating. Commercial greenhouses in North America can be incredibly energy-intensive, costing about 10 times as much to heat and cool as a standard home in areas like Colorado.

Carnival Corporation to Expand the Fathom Experience to Additional Company Cruise Line Brands

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MIAMI, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced Wednesday plans to expand its Fathom brand’s Dominican Republic social impact experiences to its other cruise line brands sailing to its Amber Cove port of call.

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