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Tanzania Plastic Bag Ban: Government Struggling To Crack Down On Illegal ... - International Business Times

Plastic Bag Bans - 2 hours 17 min ago

International Business Times

Tanzania Plastic Bag Ban: Government Struggling To Crack Down On Illegal ...
International Business Times
Tanzanian lawmakers said they are cracking down on the manufacturing of plastic bags in the country, two years after the government banned their use. Officials citing environmental concerns and the law that made plastic bags illegal in 2013 have told ...
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Santorum Hopes To Catch Lightning In A Bottle A Second Time - NPR

Bottle Bills - 3 hours 37 min ago

Santorum Hopes To Catch Lightning In A Bottle A Second Time
NPR
At the Lincoln Day Dinner, he spent well over half of his allotted 10 minutes on foreign policy as the first speaker, touting his work to pass the original Iran sanctions bill 12 years ago, which were opposed by then-Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

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10 Great Whiskies For Every Whisky Lover - Forbes

Bottle Bills - 4 hours 4 min ago

Forbes

10 Great Whiskies For Every Whisky Lover
Forbes
It also comes in a much cooler bottle, but it's more expensive than its Scottish peers, $60 for the 12 and around $150 for the 17, which by the way is the whisky Bill Murray drinks constantly in the American Bar at the Park Hyatt Tokyo in the film Lost ...

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Upskirt loophole, food-stamp fraud, all-girls tackle football - Arizona Daily Star

Bottle Bills - 4 hours 34 min ago

Arizona Daily Star

Upskirt loophole, food-stamp fraud, all-girls tackle football
Arizona Daily Star
FILE- In this April 2, 2015 file photo, Denise Hurst shows her drought-tolerant garden she planted with the help of a city program that offers rebates of $3.50 per square foot for residents who tear up their water-guzzling lawns and plant drought ...

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Caterpillar, Honeywell bet against the grid in emerging economies

Greenbiz - 5 hours 56 min ago
Microgrids powered by a combination of solar and battery storage — along with new breakthroughs in urban smart grids — offer an affordable way to bring electricity to those without.
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Manufacturers quietly seize the opportunity to lead on sustainability

Greenbiz - 7 hours 11 min ago
Here’s how emerging group leaders are improving the products and supply chains behind the world’s famous brands.
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LNG Terminals and the Environmental Unlearning of Philadelphia

The EnvironmentaList - 7 hours 15 min ago
The lure of fossil fuel for America’s fifth largest city
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Just a sip to freedom - Greensboro News & Record

Bottle Bills - 7 hours 21 min ago

Greensboro News & Record

Just a sip to freedom
Greensboro News & Record
A big omnibus bill all about booze really ought to be more fun. But House Bill 909, which would change eight separate areas of the state's complex and arcane alcohol laws, is mostly a bore. The bill, which passed the House in April and was cleared by ...

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How Genentech fuses green building and energy science

Greenbiz - 7 hours 41 min ago
The biotech giant's new Silicon Valley campus leveraged the expertise of nearby Lawrence Berkeley Lab to optimize for both energy efficiency and talent attraction.
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4 ways cities can make commutes greener — and easier

Greenbiz - 7 hours 56 min ago
As world leaders look to mitigate the effects of climate change, how can cities reduce carbon emissions by improving transportation?
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Oahu retailers feeling the pressure of plastic bag ban - KHON2

Plastic Bag Bans - 8 hours 7 min ago

KHON2

Oahu retailers feeling the pressure of plastic bag ban
KHON2
A local bag manufacturer says the weak response is concerning. There are quite a few businesses procrastinating on this plastic-bag ban. There are a lot of factors with this ban including a possible hit to customers wallets. Places like Target and ...

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Jobs in clean energy jumped 18% last year

Greenbiz - 8 hours 11 min ago
The number of jobs in the green energy industry is increasing worldwide, but what needs to happen for this trend to continue?
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How utilities can help fix the smart grid education problem

Greenbiz - 8 hours 41 min ago
A new resource explains how to use automated demand response standard OpenADR with several popular types of DR programs.
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Twitter Chat Follow-Up: Kimberly-Clark and WWF on Responsible Fiber Sourcing

Triple Pundit - May 26, 2015
Last month, TriplePundit hosted a Twitter chat with Kimberly-Clark and the World Wildlife Fund to talk about their collaboration to ensure responsible fiber sourcing. We couldn't get to every question in our chat, so experts from both organizations got back to us with their answers.

Q&A: Recent Grad Rosalynn Dodd Talks Horses, Leadership and Sustainability Education

Triple Pundit - May 26, 2015
Rosalynn Dodd of Alberta, Canada, has been busy. Since graduating from the Executive Master's in Sustainability & Leadership (EMSL) program at ASU in January, she launched her own consultancy and has been named for several national awards, including Canada's Clean50 Emerging Leader 2015. TriplePundit talked with Dodd to find out more about her decision to pursue a sustainability education and how it impacted her career.

Theo Chocolate: The Challenge of Going Green

Triple Pundit - May 26, 2015
What does it take to be sustainable in today's business world? We catch up with Joe Whinney, CEO and co-founder of Theo Chocolate, to get an inside scoop on what's involved in building a green enterprise that will have a lasting impact on the way we do business.

Interior Department to Fund Water Projects in Drought-Stricken States

Triple Pundit - May 26, 2015
The Department of the Interior announced last week that it will invest almost $50 million to improve water efficiency and conservation in 12 western states, including California.

French Insurer Axa Divesting From Dirty Coal

Triple Pundit - May 26, 2015
The divestment movement just gained a big victory. The French insurer, Axa, one of the largest insurance companies on the planet, announced that it will sell $559 million of its coal investments.

Ethics on Wall Street? Let’s Get Real

Triple Pundit - May 26, 2015
The University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business surveyed workers in the U.S. and U.K. finance industry about ethics and legal issues, releasing findings this month. The main finding? “Unethical behavior continues to persist.”

EPA Helps Companies Make the Business Case for Green Power

Triple Pundit - May 26, 2015
The EPA's Green Power Partnership includes more than 1,300 partner organizations using billions of kilowatt-hours of green power each year. Beyond reducing carbon impact, joining the partnership makes financial sense. We talked to the EPA and Tamara “TJ” DiCaprio, director of environmental sustainability at Microsoft, a partner company that uses more than 2.4 billion kWh of green power a year, to find out more.
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