How Can I Outperform My Competitors Online? Because more and more business owners are advertising their goods and services online, corporate leaders who want to stand out need to know how to outperform their competitors. If you’re interested in making…
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🌎 Vance Packard in his brilliant book The Waste Makers describes in-built obsolescence or planned obsolescence as “the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debt-ridden, permanently discontented individuals.” It is more than that it is an affront to…
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Why the UN’s Top Climate Official Is Bullish on Business Christiana Figueres Christiana Figueres is a busy woman, as evidenced by her recent whirlwind day in San Francisco  — from meeting to speech to lunch to interview to yet another…
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This Couple Spent Decades Building Their Own Self-Sustaining Island Talk about extreme green. Artists Wayne Adams and Catherine King spend their days completely immersed in nature – the Canadian couple lives off-the-grid on a floating sustainable island appropriately named Freedom…
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💧 If you think deeply about green interior design and traditional interior design you come to the conclusion that the difference between the two disciplines is connected to consumerism. Under older models of economics only natural resources such as timber,…
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Reiner Pilz first used the term ‘upcycle’ in 1994. He neatly pointed out that there are two types of recycling – upcycling and downcycling. Most of recycling is confined to downcycling. This is when unwanted items are melted or crushed…
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Sustainable design is also known as environmental design, environmentally sustainable design, ecodesign and environmentally conscious design. It is underpinned by a philosophy of designing products, buildings and services that comply with principles of social, economic and ecological sustainability. Green interior…
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Green Roofs The modern idea of making a green roof started in Germany in the 1960s. In Scandinavia they have had sod roofs for centuries. It is estimated that 10% of roofs in Germany have been ‘greened’. It is a…
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