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For a Bright Water Future - Aquanauts to the Rescue!

For a Bright Water Future – Aquanauts to the Rescue!

Sustainability

How many times a day do you think about water? Probably not a lot. But now think about how many times a day you use it. From brushing your teeth,... read more

Megatrends and Corporate Responsibility

Megatrends and Corporate Responsibility

Sustainability

Every day I’m reminded of how our reliance on water reaches far beyond the local level, and of the importance in sharing resources and knowledge. In addition to cooperation on an... read more

Discounting’s Carbon Footprint - Part 2

Discounting’s Carbon Footprint – Part 2

Sustainability

Last week we discussed the costs of ‘sales’ to consumers, this week we’re going to focus on the costs sellers incur. Lost revenues The most obvious cost is foregone revenues. ... read more

The Chicken, The Egg, The Big Bang, And Water

The Chicken, The Egg, The Big Bang, And Water

Sustainability

Which came first – the chicken or the egg? Or more appropriately for this blog, which came first – water or the Big Bang? Do you know where water originally... read more

Discounting’s Carbon Footprint - Part 1

Discounting’s Carbon Footprint – Part 1

Sustainability

Although my wife and I are recycling and employing other green practices, I’m not a ‘green’ fanatic. While I’ve long lamented the inefficiencies that ‘sales’ and discounting engender, until now... read more


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From Toxic Waste Carriers to Gold Mines: E-Waste Recycling in the United States

From Toxic Waste Carriers to Gold Mines: E-Waste Recycling in the United States

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Your smartphone is brimming with toxic chemicals. That’s right, the iPad on your desk, even the laptop you’re using right now and the tablet in your bag. Watch out for... read more

6 Tips for Improving Businesses' Sustainability

6 Tips for Improving Businesses’ Sustainability

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Business has seen a shift in recent years to becoming more environmentally and ecologically friendly, from emission reduction through to recycling goals. Businesses have got to be responsible with the... read more

Is Building a Green Home Becoming More Mainstream?

Is Building a Green Home Becoming More Mainstream?

Sustainability

If you’ve followed recent headlines in the past few months, I’m sure you’ve heard that in many areas across the United States, the housing market has made an impressive rebound... read more

The Protection of Our Planet

The Protection of Our Planet

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The state of our environment is a major concern. There is no question that the level of damage that has been done to the planet and the atmosphere could result... read more

Patents, Potash, and the Water Treatment Process

Patents, Potash, and the Water Treatment Process

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At the end of last month, you may have overlooked a significant anniversary…no, not your parents’ wedding anniversary…Back on July 31, 1790, the U.S. Patent Office opened its doors. The... read more

One Technology That Is Already Changing the Future Of Energy

One Technology That Is Already Changing the Future Of Energy

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The accelerating change of technology we use commercially and personally is dramatically increasing the global demand for electric power. As consumers, we’re gulping power at an alarming rate, from air... read more

Business Perspective: Is Cost-Cutting on Office Materials Really Worth It?

Business Perspective: Is Cost-Cutting on Office Materials Really Worth It?

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With businesses sprouting left and right, and corporations looking to extend their reach, more and more people are setting up offices around the world, be it a small-scale office for... read more

Beyond the Carbon Footprint

Sustainability – Beyond the Carbon Footprint

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If it can be measured, it can be managed. So the old maxim goes. The danger lies in becoming careless with anything that cannot be quantified. Supply chain sustainability is... read more

The Realities of Climate Change - A Business' Wakeup Call

The Realities of Climate Change – A Business’ Wakeup Call

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Extreme weather and climate change has been identified as a category of future business risk by ninety percent of S&P Global 100 Index companies. In fact, 62 percent say they... read more

Water Innovation, Pina Coladas and Getting Caught in the Rain

Water Innovation, Pina Coladas and Getting Caught in the Rain

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If you’ve ever gotten caught in a rainstorm without an umbrella, you’ll appreciate a recent art installation from London-based art studio Random International. Their “Rain Room” is an indoor downpour that detects... read more