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OG11 Preview: An Exclusive Interview with David Lear, Executive Director of Dell Sustainability

OG11 Preview: An Exclusive Interview with David Lear, Executive Director of Dell Sustainability

Posted on 23. Sep, 2011 by .

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Whether the goals are quantitative or qualitative; forward-looking or focused on the current year, Dell’s most recent CSR report provides an extensive glance at the core sustainability issues they are tackling and demonstrates their dedication to continuously strive to the top of cutting edge, quality technology. Lucky for Opportunity Green 2011 attendees, you will hear from Dell at this year’s conference, November 10-11. For those of you that cannot wait to hear from this global leader in CSR, here’s a preview.

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A Whale of Design: WhalePower Bumps into Engineering Innovation

A Whale of Design: WhalePower Bumps into Engineering Innovation

Posted on 24. Aug, 2011 by .

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The groundbreaking work of WhalePower: bringing new, high efficiency, tubercled airfoil designs to the marketplace. Stephen Dewar, VP of Business Affairs and Director of R&D, elaborates on their inspiration, discoveries, and practical applications in this exclusive, in-depth interview.

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The Future of Cradle to Cradle Certification: An Interview with William McDonough

The Future of Cradle to Cradle Certification: An Interview with William McDonough

Posted on 17. Aug, 2011 by .

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Opportunity Green had the privilege of attending 2011’s Dwell on Design Conference where William McDonough gave a captivating keynote address that emphasized eco-effectiveness within this new paradigm that focuses on continuous quality improvement. Prior to McDonough taking the stage, we were fortunate enough to have the chance to commend him on his recent accomplishments as well as ask him a few questions of our own.

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Crowdsourcing: Vapur’s New Model for Design

Crowdsourcing: Vapur’s New Model for Design

Posted on 01. Aug, 2011 by .

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Staying hydrated has never been more stylish with Vapur’s spiffy new artist series “anti-bottles”, now available to help conscious consumers beat the summer heat. The three limited edition bottles feature the winners of the 2010 “Thirst for Design” Competition launched by Opportunity Green and Dwell Magazine.

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Top Ten Green News Stories of June 2011

Top Ten Green News Stories of June 2011

Posted on 01. Jul, 2011 by .

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OG|10: Green News Monthly Roundup featuring the top ten green news stories from June 2011 as followed and covered by Opportunity Green.

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OG’s Top 10 Eco-friendly Office Supplies Part II

OG’s Top 10 Eco-friendly Office Supplies Part II

Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 by .

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After nearly two years, the OG Top 10 Office Supplies Awards is back with another set of high- and low-tech sustainable items for your daily grind. And the winners for best supporting items in a green cubicle are…

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Top 7 Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts

Top 7 Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts

Posted on 16. Jun, 2011 by .

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Are you scouring to find that perfect gift? Of course, you didn’t forget Father’s Day is this Sunday. But in the unlikely event that you did, we at Opportunity Green have come up with a list of prospective eco-friendly gifts to give your dad that any other father would be green with envy to receive.

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Cradle-to-Cradle Design: Top 5 Fashionable and Biodegradable Products

Cradle-to-Cradle Design: Top 5 Fashionable and Biodegradable Products

Posted on 24. May, 2011 by .

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In the never-ending household battle against clutter, “down-cycling” is commonplace and often seen as a do-good practice. Along with changing the way consumers view and use products, items with short usable lives must be redesigned to either last longer or be transformed into a cradle-to-cradle life cycle where waste = food.

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