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Category: Sustainable Business :: Green Purchasing
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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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Retailers, brands see green for back-to-school shopping 18.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • For the back-to-school season, many parents and their kids are thinking green. 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. Retailers like H&M, Target and J.C. Penney are coming out with more clothes that use waste from all sorts of sources, like recycled denim or leather, nylon waste, remnants of...
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Marijuana sales give Nevada a taste of the green rush, but high demand outstrips supply 16.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Reno, Nevada • Nevada’s fast-developing experiment with legal sales of recreational marijuana was an instant hit, and the Fourth of July weekend gave the Silver State a taste of the green rush. In the first few days of sales, dispensaries reported more than 40,000 recreational transactions, a push that created two situations here: A rudimentary distribution system meant there wasn’t enough marijuana to stock the shelves, and high demand confirmed state officials’ sense that weed sales could help...
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Figs are in season. We have recipes 7.7.2017 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

What’s in season: Fig season is short, appearing for just a few weeks during the hot summer months. While there are many varieties of figs, the fruit — actually, a fig is an inverted flower — can be divided into two classes: green and black. Here in California, black figs, including smaller Mission...

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Sweden’s Museum of Failure celebrates products that flopped 11.6.2017 Denver Post: Business
Green Heinz ketchup? Fat-free Pringles? Colgate frozen lasagna? You don't need to be an expert to know these products weren't successful. Which is why these creations, with dozens of others, feature in the new Museum of Failure , a wacky parade of rejected products from years gone by set up in the Swedish town of Helsingborg.
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Super-plant hemp poised to fuel the next “Green Rush” 10.6.2017 Denver Post: Business
While marijuana legalization gets the headlines, hemp shows potential for explosive growth in sectors ranging from the auto industry to pharmaceuticals.
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Super-plant hemp poised to fuel the next “Green Rush” 10.6.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
While marijuana legalization gets the headlines, hemp shows potential for explosive growth in sectors ranging from the auto industry to pharmaceuticals.
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Keurig aims to have eco-friendly K-cups by 2020 20.5.2017 Denver Post: Business
Keurig Green Mountain said it plans by 2020 to change the plastic composition in the billions of K-cup single-serving coffee containers it sells annually, making them more lucrative to recyclers while removing one of the nagging complaints that the little pods are piling up in landfills.
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Cardboard Dreams 18.5.2017 Life-style – The Indian Express
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U. team invents all natural feminine pad 16.5.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
About two years ago, when Jeff Bates’ five-year-old daughter spilled rice on the kitchen floor, it blossomed into a moment of scientific discovery. That smear of sticky rice, left to dry overnight for easy sweeping in the morning, led the assistant engineering professor at the University of Utah to a breakthrough that could affect thousands of women in developing countries. “I was relishing in my victory of not having to clean up the rice immediately when I began thinking about the properties of... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Dakotah McGinlay: Get informed about hemp 6.5.2017 Steamboat Pilot
Forget what your neighbors have told you. Industrial hemp is like the productive cousin of marijuana. Innovation and creativity have pushed hemp into a market that extends from clothing to food and can even replace materials such as plastic and concrete. If you can imagine the productivity of the marijuana industry, think about the byproducts of all that cannabis. As of legalities now, growers for marijuana must incinerate all their waste. No opportunity for compost or repurposing this extremely beneficial crop. Replacing concrete with hempcrete is a sustainable option for our economy and environment. Hempcrete is here; it’s a current technology that could be in your hand, on shelves, and fully biodegrading in our landfill. As we venture along the path to a sustainable future, these innovations are the vehicle that help us release the hold of our fossil fuel dependency. Hemp Technology Collective evaluated that “hempcrete is estimated to sequester 110 kg per cubic meter (depending on transportation) ...
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More investors are turning to ‘green bonds’ 19.4.2017 MarketWatch.com - All MarketWatch News - Personal Finance
Popular in Europe, the do-good debt is growing in the U.S.—part of the mainstream acceptance of sustainable ...
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Health care and “The Virtue of Selfishness” 16.3.2017 Denver Post: Opinion
Left-wingers are often cast as dreamy utopians, but it's Ryan and his allies who pretend they can create a capitalist paradise in health care.
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Steamboat briefs: Yampa, Oak Creek Green Machine schedule announced 13.3.2017 Steamboat Pilot
Yampa, Oak Creek Green Machine schedule announced Green Machines are now available for single stream recycling drop-off one week per month in both Yampa and Oak Creek. In Yampa, the Green Machine is delivered to 83 E. First St. the second Monday of the month and picked up the third Monday. The Oak Creek Green Machine is delivered to the City Park the fourth Monday of the month and picked up the following Monday. The schedule and recycling guidelines for both locations is available online at yvsc.org .  Annual Hospice Daffodils can still be ordered online Northwest Colorado Health’s annual Hospice Daffodils fundraiser will be Tuesday, March 14. Daffodils can be ordered online at northwestcoloradohealth.org/daffodils . Delivery is available for orders of 10 bunches or more; deliveries will occur on Monday and Tuesday. Daffodil orders also can be picked up at Northwest Colorado Health, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Daffodils are $5 for per bunch, $24 for five bunches and $46 for 10 bunches. Proceeds ...
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Holi 2017: How harmful are artificial colours for the skin 11.3.2017 Life-style – The Indian Express
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Steamboat briefs: Choose When Event to be held 6:30 p.m. Wednesday 9.3.2017 Steamboat Pilot
Focus on Women will introduce its first project, Choose When, at an event at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Bud Werner Memorial Library’s Library Hall. Choose When will provide long-acting maintenance free contraceptives — IUDs and hormonal implants — to women in our community who can’t afford it. It will operate in partnership with Northwest Colorado Health, Planned Parenthood and Yampa Valley Medical Center/Yampa Care for Women. Focus on Women is a new organization that brings the community together to share in-formation about issues affecting women. The vision is that two to three times per year, the group will meet to talk about women’s issues. Focus on Women will act as a forum for ideas and discussion and will become an incubator for local projects that benefit women. All community members are welcome. Go to facebook.com/choosewhensteamboat for more information. Renowned transplant surgeon shares life stories at library Bud Werner Memorial Library presents an evening with Dr. Bud Shaw, author of ...
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General Mills boosts eco-friendly grain Kernza 8.3.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
A sweet, nutty-tasting new grain called Kernza is getting a big boost from food giant General Mills, which is intrigued by the potentially big environmental benefits of the drought-resistant crop with long roots that doesn't need to be replanted every year.
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