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Aluminium Die Casting Can Also Be Green

June 25th, 2013 | by pressroom

One of the main parts of making sure that a material is green is where and how it is sourced. The key is to make sure that suppliers are ethical and committed to reducing the impact that they, as a company, have on the environment, as well as the local community. Issues such as pollution and waste are closely monitored


Sauna Box Gives Shipping Container a New Life

January 9th, 2013 | by GBE FACTS

Set yourself up with a steam room pretty much anywhere you want with the Sauna Box($41,000). Built into a shipping container, this semi-portable sauna is designed to be completely self-sufficient, with solar panels providing the power and a wood-burning stove. Features include a red cedar interior, integrated iPod stereo, electric guitar hookup, Castor stool, a magnetic truck light, and bronze antlers


Where Do Recycled Phones Go?

November 6th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

For those wondering about the end destination for some of our electronic waste — phones, for instance — this post


Zero Waste Systems; A Cycle Following Nature’s Design

October 18th, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

It is crucial that we implement more recycling and reuse programs into our everyday practice because if everyone on the earth consumed resources at the rate that Americans do, we would currently need five earths to keep up and this ratio will continue to grow as the population continues to grow. But we have the abilities and the technologies, already in existence to change this. We need to implement into our everyday lives zero waste system practices.


YEA Camp: Settings Where Youth Can Make a Difference

February 29th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

I received this note from Rebecca Lyons about Youth Empowered Action Camp and the planned sessions for this summer in Oregon, California, and New Jersey. For young people wanting to get involved as activists for good causes, this appears to be a timely opportunity



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