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Enactus Students Turn Coconut Shells Into Fuel

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Byproduct or product, what do you see?

Enactus students in the Philippines saw a way to turn coconut shells into an alternative fuel for street vendors. They helped 10 vendors raise their incomes an average of 113%. Learn about the project's impact on carbon emissions at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/byproduct-product-see/. #seeopportunity

Enactus Students Turn Bottles Into Blankets for the Homeless

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Waste or warmth, what do you see?

Enactus students in Poland saw a way to make 200 quilts out of 25,000 plastic bottles. The quilts provided warmth for the homeless while helping eliminate waste. The quilts totaled $1,875 in net worth. Find out where they got all the plastic bottles for material at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/waste-warmth-see/. #seeopportunity

Enactus Students Recycle Tires Into Household Items

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Worn out or factory fresh, what do you see?

Of the 40 million tires Mexico discards annually, only 2% are recycled. One Mexican Enactus team saw a way to recycle these discarded tires into over 100 different household items, like rugs and flowerpots.

Enactus Students Upcycle Banners to Help Artisans

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Andrew Cranston presents:  Banners of Progress

The Global Chief Operating Officer of KPMG International, Andrew Cranston, shares how Enactus students in Mexico solve waste while employing struggling artisans. The students empowered the artisans to make fashionable accessories with discarded vinyl banners that are usually thrown away.

Enactus Students Create Fuel From Waste

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Refuse or fuel, what do you see?

An Enactus team in Zimbabwe saw a way to melt plastic and create diesel fuel as a byproduct. So far, 12 women have worked to convert over 3 tons of waste. Just 35 kg of plastic translates to 24 liters of liquid fuel and 7 kg of wax. Find out more about Enactus and this innovative solution at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/refuse-fuel-see/.

Patriotic Pride with Make-A-Wish

Happy 4th of July to Our Heroes
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Army reservists marched into Louis’ yard on a mission: to grant his wish and give him the courage to overcome Burkitt’s lymphoma.

Louis knew Make-A-Wish® was granting his wish to have an Army fort. But the visit from the soldiers surprised him … and became the highlight of his wish.

The reservists had gifts for Louis – dog tags, a sleeping bag, camouflage paint, a canteen and even a uniform, to match theirs. Louis is in high spirits, with a smile ready for everyone.

Love for Soccer Brings Make-A-Wish Kids Together

Nearly 40 Wish Kids Traveled to Watch the 2014 World Cup in Brazil
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Wish kids from across America joined together to cheer on soccer players during the Spain vs. Australia World Cup game on Monday in Curitiba, Brazil. The match was one of several activities the group participated in during the week. Wish kids and family members sat up-close to the action with field-side seats for the match at Arena de Baixada. Nearly 40 American wish kids and more than 10 others from around the world, wished to attend the World Cup, coming from 14 different states, all battling life-threatening medical conditions.

Help The North Face Explore Fund Donate $250,000 to get More Kids Outside

The North Face opens voting on Facebook to give away grants of up to $25,000 to non-profits focused on Youth
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June 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Beginning today, The North Face is inviting its community to vote for the organization of their choice to receive an Explore Fund grant of up to $25,000, giving fans a chance to be directly involved in supporting a great cause. The North Face today announced that it has awarded Explore Fund grants of $5,000 to 15 projects dedicated to getting more youth outside and connected to nature.

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