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sustainable-business iconPharmaca Opens New Store in Washington
by Megan Brown on 02/16/2009

Pharmaca opens its doors to the Redmond, Washington community.

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy believes that public health is closely linked to environmental health. This is why the store’s bamboo shelves are stocked with organic, all-natural and fair trade... [more]

green-lifestyle icon@WorldChanging - Casa De Botellas: Turning Waste into Modular Construction
by Jen Biederman on 02/14/2009 Articles: Tools, Models and Ideas for Building a Better Future.

I'm not usually impressed by people making products or buildings out of trash. Not because it isn't a good idea -- it clearly is -- but because most such projects don't scale well. They're nice... [more]

industry-news iconHarnessing Energy from Shocks & Speed Bumps
by Holly Hallowell on 02/13/2009

Shock absorbers and speed bumps that produce renewable energy for vehicles are being tested.

It's not often that "green" is associated with heavy vehicles which burn through fossil fuels like there's no tomorrow. Certainly advancements in the hybrid and biofuel sectors have... [more]

sustainable-business iconSteelcase Creates Furniture Recycling Program
by Megan Brown on 02/15/2009

There is an incredible need for used furnishings to help non-profit organizations worldwide.

Steelcase is using its client relationships to create additional value for its furniture products. By partnering with the Institution Recycling Network (IRN), Steelcase is able to match... [more]

green-lifestyle icon@IdealBite - A Perfect Basket
by Jen Biederman on 02/12/2009

Green Gift Baskets - Green Living Tip Brought to you by Ideal Bite

Was your last hospitality gift a clear foul? The Bite Rebound with an eco gift basket. Great for clients and employees alike, when you gotta give a gift, baskets full of green goodies... [more]

industry-news iconClean Energy Provisions Included in Stimulus Bill
by Kevin Maddaford on 02/11/2009

The Senate passed a stimulus package that includes significant investment in clean energy.

On Tuesday, February 10, the Senate voted 61-37 to approve passage of its $838 billion version of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The bill includes provisions... [more]

green-lifestyle icon@IdealBite - Sweet Talking
by Jen Biederman on 02/11/2009

Natural Sweeteners: No Mercury Added! - Green Living Tip brought to you by Ideal Bite

Wanna talk sweet satisfaction with fewer calories? The Bite Listen here. Sweet-toothed Biters are all achatter over the best, less-refined sugar alternatives: agave, erythritol,... [more]

sustainable-business iconIllinois Ranks 16th for Renewable Energy Commitments
by Megan Brown on 02/10/2009

EPA recognizes the Talbott Hotel, Digital Hub and Farr Associates among other Illinois-based organizations.

Illinois is adding green power to its list of accomplishments. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced this week that Green Power Partners in Illinois bought more than... [more]