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China is Investing $13 Trillion in Construction. Will It Pursue Zero Carbon Buildings? 17.9.2019 THE CITY FIX
China is in the midst of a construction mega-boom. The country has the largest buildings market in the world, making up 20% oconstruction investment$13 trillion on buildings by 2030 This unprecedented level of construction has tremendous implications ‒ not just ...
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China Is Investing $13 Trillion in Construction. Will It Pursue Zero Carbon Buildings? 17.9.2019 WRI Stories
China Is Investing $13 Trillion in Construction. Will It Pursue Zero Carbon Buildings? Comments|Add Comment|PrintGuangzhou’s Pearl River Tower, the first zero carbon building in China. Photo by Brad Wilkins/Creative Commons. */ China is in the midst of a construction mega-boom. The country has the largest buildings market in the world, making up 20% of all construction investment globally. And it’s only set to grow: China is expected to spend nearly $13 trillion on buildings by 2030. This... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Will California's ingredient transparency law spur safer cleaners? 17.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
Disclosure, like many cleaning products, remains the best disinfectant.
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When to lead with sustainability in consumer communications, and when not to 16.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It’s not always necessary to lead with the ‘S word’, but here’s when you should.
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GreenBiz names 2019 VERGE Vanguard award winners 16.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
GreenBiz Group today named the 2019 VERGE Vanguard, honoring 20 dreamers, pioneers, entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, business leaders, policymakers and investors on the cutting edge of sustainability and technology.
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Rethinking food packaging can dent the plastic pollution crisis 9.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
Although the global economy is increasingly wrapped in plastic, companies of all sizes are dramatically reducing their use of it.
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L.A. Farmers Market Guide: A small forest of organic Asian greens 7.9.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Yao Cheng Farm in Camarillo brings organic leafy greens, great for stir-frying, plus papayas, yellow watermelons and other vegetables to local farmers markets.

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Tableware goes eco-friendly 6.9.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

On breakfast and dinner tables across Los Angeles, the dishes that hold food are increasingly becoming as important as what they contain.

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How synthetic biology can help build sustainable cities 6.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
For a more productive, efficient circular economy, an engineering approach to cellular biology could be the key.
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Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms isn't enough to save the environment 2.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The move away from single-use plastic containers could still result in the use of other plastics — and be another incremental corporate action.
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The truth about hydrogen, the latest, trendiest low-carbon solution 30.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
As misconceptions about the emerging tech abound, we can dispel common myths to encourage hydrogen's potential for decarbonization.
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Here’s What Could Go Wrong with the Circular Economy—and How to Keep it on Track 28.8.2019 WRI Stories
Here’s What Could Go Wrong with the Circular Economy—and How to Keep it on Track Comments|Add Comment|PrintMattress recycling. Flickr/City of Fort Collins, CO The circular economy—one that breaks the link between economic growth and use of limited resources and also cuts waste from the system—is on the minds of corporate sustainability professionals, governments and researchers. We are all excited about its potential to increase economic prosperity, derive more value from products and reduce... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Reducing your chemical footprint: how to take charge 27.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
One of the top consumer concerns about products? Ingredient safety.
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ESG performance also matters for pre-IPO companies 26.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Newly public companies, from Uber to Beyond Meat, are facing extra scrutiny on sustainability issues. Pre-IPO companies should pay attention.
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Episode 185: Word games, cool planes , Nori's blockchain-driven carbon removal mission 23.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Plus, many of those food waste stats you've heard don't include what's discarded at the farm. Tune in to hear about both the problem, and potential solutions.
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Tides of change: The global shift from single-use plastics 22.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Manufacturers, brands and governments partner to eliminate plastics and close the loop on sustainable supply chains.
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Why IKEA and others are going 'climate positive' 21.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
A growing number of companies are claiming that their products lead to negative greenhouse gas emissions.
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The promise and peril of manufactured seafood 20.8.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The promise and peril of manufactured seafood
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Episode 184: Coca-Cola's packaging pledge, Organic Valley gets creative 16.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We chat with Bruce Karas about water brand Dasani's new bottles, cans and "package-less" containers. Plus, perspective from the dairy coop's energy manager, Stanley Minnick.
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Innovator BanQu builds blockchain and bridges for traceability, small farmers’ livelihoods 14.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Companies such as Anheuser-Busch InBev and Mars have allied with the company to help customers better understand their product origins and sustainability.
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