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LEDs to account half of commercial lighting market by 2020

According to a study titled Energy-Efficient Lighting for Commercial Markets conducted by the analyst firm Pike Research, it is predicted that by 2020, Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) lighting will account for 46 percent of all lighting in the commercial, industrial, and outdoor stationary sectors. 211 more words

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BK ROT Donation-Based Compost Drop-Off Hosted @ The Bushwick Food Coop Launches Sunday April 27th, 2-4pm

 

Starting April 27th, BK ROT will be collecting household food scraps on Sundays from 2-4pm at 2 Porter Avenue in Bushwick for a $3 donation. The service, hosted at the Bushwick Food Coop, is a two month pilot designed to help spread awareness and education about composting and help promote BK ROT’s weekly home compost pick-up service. 187 more words

CARBON NEGATIVE FOOTWEAR SHOES TO BE MADE FROM RECYCLED WINE CORKS

SOLE LAUNCHES KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN
Vancouver, British Columbia – October 28, 2013ReCORK, are launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund the first-ever carbon-negative footwear. The footwear is made primarily from recycled wine corks. 573 more words

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Career Link Covers The "Green" Economy

Earth Week events are set to take place in Powell River, BC from April 22-27, 2014 (with a main event at Willingdon Beach on Saturday April 26), and Career Link is gearing up for a series of Career Sense blog posts on the Green Economy. 682 more words

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What Makes a Good Green Jobs Programme? Check out our new short films

Local involvement, building local partnerships, tailored mentoring and information, policy support of paid placement pathways…
Watch project staff and young job seekers share what’s useful in supporting young people into Green Jobs… 192 more words

Ohio Senate Republicans Launch Attack On State’s Renewable Energy Law

Will Pennsylvania Be Next in the ALEC Crosshairs?

Despite Fracking, PA has made some progress on renewable energy.

Wind farm in Paulding County, Ohio. CREDIT: Shutterstock… 825 more words

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Cavallo Point for Green Travel Getaway

This Sausalito, CA property provides a long list of green initiatives to make any eco-friendly visitor feel at home.  In addition to being awarded LEED Gold Certification for its re-use of historic materials, green building elements and landscaping with native plants, Cavallo Point also aims to meet the Green Seal Environment Standard for U.S. 142 more words

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