China is leading the clean economy race

"Creating a clean economy will not be easy. It will require sustained, consistent, and large-scale investment across many sectors, including transportation, building systems and appliances, energy generation, and of course the electric grid itself. ... As a percentage of GDP, China, Germany, and even Brazil are investing at a rate three times greater than the... Continue Reading →

Saving Hog Island (Down East)

"The loss of Hog Island's bird program would likely close the book on one of the country's most storied and venerable nature camps. Its birth predates the modern environmental movement by the better part of a century, to a time when few Americans had much sympathy for nature and even fewer realized that it was... Continue Reading →

University of Wisconsin Thinks Century Gothic Font Can Help Save the Earth (DailyFinance)

"A 2009 Princeton Review survey found that 68% of students are interested in information on the environmental friendliness of colleges they're considering, and 26% said that a college's environmental responsibility would "very much" impact their decision to apply or attend. In 2008, The Princeton Review began ranking colleges in order of green-friendliness based on three... Continue Reading →

Green Rating (Princeton Review)

"66% of respondents overall (and 68% of students vs. 59% of parents) said they would value having information about a college's commitment to the environment – a 4% increase from last year's respondents. Among that cohort, 24% of respondents overall (26% of students vs. 18% of parents) said such information would "very much" impact their... Continue Reading →

Top 15 Greenest Colleges (Huffington Post)

"Over 80 percent of Bates' food waste is either composted, recycled, sent to a food bank or pig farmer. Over a quarter of the food budget is spent on local foods and the dining commons was built to LEED Silver equivalence. It uses 100 percent Maine renewable electricity." Top 15 Greenest Colleges (Huffington Post)

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FLOR modular carpet tiles

"Traditional carpeting in a tile format. Made with renewable and recyclable materials and available in a range of colors, textures and patterns." FLOR modular carpet tiles

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