User: flenvcenter Topic: Economics and Jobs-Regional
Category: Sustainable Business :: Green Purchasing
Last updated: Oct 13 2019 23:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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As “green rush” rolls on, Boulder’s Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable 13.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
Legal cannabis cultivation in the United States consumed 1.1 million megawatt hours of electricity in 2017 (enough to power 92,500 homes for a year,) generating 472,000 tons carbon dioxide, according to a 2018 New Frontier Data report.
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Are you recycling or ‘wishcycling’? For a better environment, know the difference 11.10.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Everyone warns against “wishcycling” -- throwing things in the recycle bin because we think it should be recycled when we know it probably isn’t recyclable or must be dropped off at a unique location.
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“It’s Russian roulette”: State authorities concerned by street drug in some CBD vapes 17.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD.
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Are we just high, or is Colorado the No. 1 market for jam bands? 9.9.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
For her 129th and most recent Phish show, Chella Negro invited her friend Timmi Lasley to Dick's Sporting Goods Park to watch the legendary jam band play its ninth annual run of Labor Day weekend concerts. "Saturday was one of top 10 best Phish shows I've ever seen," Negro said… Read more »
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Denver urban farming trend grows from a Sloan’s Lake condo tower to a Larimer Square parking garage 4.8.2019 Denver Post: Business
Entrepreneurs and real estate developers are taking urban agriculture to new heights in Denver, from a condo tower to a parking garage.
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Women’s soccer league seeks more fans, sponsors after USWNT title 9.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Megan Rapinoe, the lavender-haired icon of women's soccer, maintains that green is the key to her sport's sustainability.
Rampell: Everyone’s got a climate plan, but where’s the carbon tax? 10.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has a big, bold, multitrillion-dollar plan for addressing climate change. So does her rival Joe Biden. Likewise former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke. And, of course, Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., whose entire campaign is structured around the climate crisis.
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Top Workplaces of 2019: Midsize companies 4-50 5.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
The Denver Post's Top Workplaces of 2019 celebrates Colorado businesses that keep their employees happy.
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Not all iPhones are the same. These cost less and are better for the earth. 4.5.2019 Denver Post: Business
Gadget-shoppers, take a lesson from the fashionistas: “Previously loved” iPhones are in vogue.
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Higher education: Colleges add cannabis to the curriculum 7.3.2019 Denver Post: Local
As a green gold rush in legal marijuana and its non-drug cousin hemp spreads across North America, a growing number of colleges are adding cannabis to the curriculum to prepare graduates for careers cultivating, researching, analyzing and marketing the herb.
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Cheap Valentine’s Day ideas, BOGO froyo and more Denver-area deals you can score in February 1.2.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Plus family-friendly ideas, movie steals and so much more.
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Cheap Valentine’s Day ideas, BOGO froyo and more Denver-area deals you can score in February 1.2.2019 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Plus family-friendly ideas, movie steals and so much more.
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Colorado cannabis businesses that aren’t exactly cannabis businesses are growing 26.12.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado is the top state for ancillary cannabis businesses -- those that support the pot industry but don't actually grow or sell marijuana.
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Los Angeles for tourists: Hollywood, beaches — and pot? 22.5.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Recreational marijuana sales became legal in California this year, and the industry is targeting tourists as well as locals, with tours, shops, lodging and ads. "Just seconds from LAX," says an ad for the MedMen chain .
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From Plate To Plough: A vision coloured green 19.2.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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In Montana, houses are replacing farmland 15.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Can lessons from Vermont keep local agriculture alive?
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98 percent of Breckenridge’s short-term rentals in compliance with town tax rules 3.1.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Breckenridge has more than 3,500 properties on the short-term rental market. A new survey says almost all of them are complying with town rules and collecting a 3.4 percent lodger's tax.
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Weedkiller found in some “natural” Bigelow tea, lawsuit say 21.12.2017 Denver Post: Business
The world’s most widely used herbicide has been found in samples of green tea produced and marketed as “natural” by R.C. Bigelow Inc., according to a lawsuit filed by the Organic Consumers Association.
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A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm 24.11.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Liz Whitehurst dabbled in several careers before she ended up here, crating fistfuls of fresh-cut arugula in the early-November chill.
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Retailers, brands see green for back-to-school shopping 23.7.2017 Denver Post: Business
Concerns about the environment have them looking for secondhand clothing or fashions made from reused material -- but price still rules. Shoppers want quality and style in backpacks, jeans and the like without spending a lot more money.
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