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Making cities better: voluntary programs aren’t enough

Originally posted on: https://theconversation.com/making-cities-better-voluntary-programs-arent-enough-35535

Voluntary programs are all the rage. From ratcheting up cybersecurity to fighting obesity, firms in the United States and elsewhere voluntarily make pledges to do better than governmental regulation. 971 more words

Green Design In Princeton Means More Than Solar Panels

Recent debates over redevelopment in Princeton have focused on how ‘green’ new buildings might be. This is an appropriate question in a town that prides itself on being a… 528 more words

Princeton

Cool Weather Means Layering

It finally feels like the holidays! Since the temperature has dropped its time to start layering up! This is a blessing, as I have started to notice my crutches rub pretty badly on bare skin. Bring on the sleeves!

Crutches

Exemplary Performance

(This is the chart from someone else.)

I have been always hoping to make a list of exemplary list. Now I finally can do it. 217 more words

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Official opening for new Calgary fire station

A new fire station officially opened in Calgary on Wednesday.

The new Windsor Park Fire Station 11 at 5506 4 Street S.W. started operations in October, replacing the original station built in 1957 no longer suitable for modern firefighting vehicles and equipment. 149 more words

News

Modern Denver: LYFE Kitchen Well (Ness) Done

Modern in Denver features an incredible story on LYFE Kitchen’s environmental sensibilities and awareness. The story, which is featured in the publication’s fall issue, discusses the LYFE Kitchen environment that straddles the line between fast-casual and fine dining; or, as we like to call it, the LYFEstyle restaurant. 136 more words

Why Locally Sourced Building Products Make a Difference to Customers

Your customers now live in a society where people’s relationship to their environment truly matters. This means a growing number of people are paying more attention to how everything impacts their communities. 482 more words

Marketing