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Is a Food Revolution Now in Season? 22.3.2009 NY Times: Washington
Advocates of organic and locally grown food have found a receptive ear in the White House, which has vowed to encourage a more nutritious and sustainable food supply.

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Chicago's 'green' promise fades 22.3.2009 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Chicago taxpayers on hook for carbon credits that do little to fight global warming Mayor Richard Daley promised long ago that his administration would start fighting global warming by buying 20 percent of its electricity from wind farms and other sources of green ...
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Corporate IT Buyers Rank Dell No. 1 for Its Recycling Program: Study 20.3.2009 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
image courtesy of Dell

IT decision-makers around the world ranked recycling as the most important attribute they seek when buying technology and chose Dell as their leading brand because of its extensive recycling program, according to the most recent GreenFactor study.

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Fair trade meeting, expo coming to Portland...but is it green? 20.3.2009 PDX Green - A blog about sustainable living - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Fair traders want consumers to take it up a notch.
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Road map out of crisis 20.3.2009 International Herald Tribune: Editorials
Every crisis embodies a chance to change things for the better.
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New home products get back to basics 20.3.2009 Chicago Tribune: Real Estate
For the vast majority of Chicagoans, a super shower is not in their ...
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IT Buyers Rank Greenest Computer Companies 19.3.2009 TreeHugger
Photo via Strategic Oxygen and Cohn & Wolf have released a study that ranks which companies IT buyers view as the greenest. Over 3,500 CIOs, CXO, IT Managers and other decision makers from 11 countries were surveyed about 26 different brands to find out what businesses think about green IT products and marketing. Turns out, a company that is frequently discussed on TreeHugger made the top of the list as the most eco-friendly computer manufacturer. ... ...
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Bringing Green Design to the Mainstream 19.3.2009 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com

Joel Makower sits down with Bill McDonough in advance of his keynote presentation at this year's Greener by Design Conference to talk about green product design, Cradle to Cradle thinking, and the role that Wal-Mart may play in leading the charge.

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As credit cards falter, the cash variety gains popularity 19.3.2009 International Herald Tribune: Business
The U.S. economy's troubles have deepened the growth of cash cards, which act like portable checking accounts.
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Burt's Bees, Tom's of Maine, Naked Juice: Your Favorite Brands? Take Another Look 19.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Burt's Bees, Tom's of Maine, Naked Juice: Your Favorite Brands? Take Another Look
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Rolling out a new image: A longtime recycler makes green a selling point 18.3.2009 P-com Living Green
Marcal Paper Mills, the 76-year-old recycler and manufacturer of toilet tissue, paper towels and napkins, is gambling that increasingly environment-conscious consumers will buy more products if they know the goods are made of 100 percent recycled material.
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U.S., China worlds apart on climate change curbs 17.3.2009 Environmental News Network
WASHINGTON -- China's top climate negotiator's visit to Washington Monday sent a fresh signal that the two countries, which account for about half the world's greenhouse gas emissions, have a long way to go to reach a common agreement on how to cut emissions to prevent serious climate change. China wants to become a "low-carbon society," but can't say when that will be achieved. And it doesn't want to be held accountable for emissions it produces to make goods for export, said Li Gao, the director of China's climate change office.
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Seventh Generation Buys Credits for Sustainable Palm Oil 17.3.2009 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Seventh Generation cleaner - CC license by Flickr user stan

Seventh Generation already makes cleaners that are non-toxic, but it's now taking steps to make one of its ingredients more sustainable.

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Green Eyes On: New Trends at Natural Products Expo West 16.3.2009 TreeHugger
Photo courtesy of Sara Snow Last year the tradeshow in Anaheim, California was named one of "top 50 fastest growing shows" by Tradeshow Week . This year this position was solidified by the record breaking 53,000 people who attended. Today’s economic climate certainly didn’t seem to put a damper on the week’s activities or on exhibitors launching their new products. According to show producers , the expo spanned across 300,000 square feet and featured nearly 2,000 exhibitors, hailing from as many as 28 countries. Nearly... ...
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Manure provides green power in Monroe 14.3.2009 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Sunday Buzz: Qualco's "green power" plant takes manure and turns it into electricity for Puget Sound Energy.
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Wyo. snow fence finds a place in 'green' buildings 14.3.2009 Salt Lake Tribune
CHEYENNE, Wyo. » They're a fixture along Wyoming's wintery, wind-blown roadways -- fences that have spent up to 50 years blocking blowing snow and keeping roadways clear of drifts in the winter.
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Wyo. snow fence finds a place in 'green' buildings (AP) 14.3.2009 Yahoo: US National
AP - They're a fixture along Wyoming's wintery, wind-blown roadways — fences that have spent up to 50 years blocking blowing snow and keeping roadways clear of drifts in the winter. ...
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Wyo. snow fence finds a place in 'green' buildings 14.3.2009 AP National
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- They're a fixture along Wyoming's wintery, wind-blown roadways - fences that have spent up to 50 years blocking blowing snow and keeping roadways clear of drifts in the winter....
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Wyo. snow fence finds a place in 'green' buildings 14.3.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
They're a fixture along Wyoming's wintery, wind-blown roadways -- fences that have spent up to 50 years blocking blowing snow and keeping roadways clear of drifts in the winter.
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Wyo. company reclaims snow fence into wood for homes, businesses around the world 14.3.2009 Star Tribune: Nation
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