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This week Awesome Stories brings you gratitude, choice, LEED, beauty and drug reform.

How about a Gratitude Makeover?

I love this idea. So often, we rush to change the externals in our lives without thinking about the causes, possible gifts in the challenge or what is most important to us. 542 more words

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Grainger's New Data Center First LEED Certified Center

Lake Forest, Ill.-based Grainger, the broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating systems, recently announced that its new data center located in Lake Forest, “…is certified as the world’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design facility of this type,” as stated in a recent Grainger press release. 355 more words

Register for the USGBC-Utah 2014 Sustainability Summit

Sustainable Building Summit: An Atmosphere of Change
Friday, October 3
The Leonardo (209 E 500 S)

This year’s Sustainability Summit includes world class keynote speakers who will be joined by local and national presenters. 515 more words

Salt Lake City

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Don't miss the Myron Willson, director of the Sustainability Resource Center, at the USGBC Utah Summit on Oct. 3 from 2:15-3:15 pm. Register for the summit online at usgbcutah.org/event-1743925/Registration.

Register for the USGBC-Utah 2014 Sustainability Summit

Sustainable Building Summit: An Atmosphere of Change
Friday, October 3
The Leonardo (209 E 500 S)

This year’s Sustainability Summit includes world class keynote speakers who will be joined by local and national presenters. 515 more words

Salt Lake City

Up with Green Roofs! It is time, St. Louis.

I had the pleasure of attending a Green Roof Design and Installation workshop last week in Nashville, Tennessee.  This course is for those interested in the green roof industry and… 490 more words

Sustainability

Of Course We Want Healthy

It is becoming increasingly difficult for a small manufacturer creating a niche product that has positive environmental impacts (keeping materials with residual value and usefulness out of the landfill) to play the game that a diverse group of well-intentioned strategies and organizations are making necessary to continue to be specified by architects and interior designers. 869 more words

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USGBC, American Chemistry Council Partner To Advance LEED

The U.S. Green Creating Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) right now announced a new initiative developed to make sure the use of sustainable and environmentally protective goods in buildings by applying technical and science-primarily based approaches to the LEED… by… 7 more words

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