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Opportunity Green 2011 Preview

Opportunity Green 2011 Preview

Posted on 09. Nov, 2011 by .

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We’ll be sharing the conference experience with you LIVE so stay tuned for updates on our Opportunity Green Facebook page and be sure to follow us on Twitter at @oppgreen for official OG updates, live tweets, and online sustainable business conversation.

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UCLA Hosts Energy & Sustainability Symposium Promoting Sustainability Integration into Business Strategy

UCLA Hosts Energy & Sustainability Symposium Promoting Sustainability Integration into Business Strategy

Posted on 20. Sep, 2011 by .

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On September 1st, the UCLA Faculty Center hosted an Energy & Sustainability Symposium. Sponsored by Johnson Controls, General Electric, LA County, City of LA, the Department of Energy, EPA’s Energy Star Program, and UCLA, the symposium focused on fostering private and public partnerships in sustainability. It consisted of speakers and panels from UCLA, private companies and public entities.

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The Greenhouse Model of Aquaponics

The Greenhouse Model of Aquaponics

Posted on 13. Sep, 2011 by .

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In the pursuit of higher crop yields to satisfy the world’s appetite, there is a promising new source of protein, carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins and minerals: aquaponics.

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Top Ten Green News Stories of August 2011

Top Ten Green News Stories of August 2011

Posted on 08. Sep, 2011 by .

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

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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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Top Ten Green News Stories of May 2011

Top Ten Green News Stories of May 2011

Posted on 01. Jun, 2011 by .

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

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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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Part 1 of 2: TOP 4 Sustainable Breweries in Celebration of American Craft Beer Week

Part 1 of 2: TOP 4 Sustainable Breweries in Celebration of American Craft Beer Week

Posted on 16. May, 2011 by .

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For the beer industry, “Reduce, Re-use, Recycle” isn’t just a convenient mantra or well-rehearsed platitude, it’s gospel. Many breweries are finding creative ways to reduce energy and raw material inputs, re-use water, and recycle waste outputs. Breweries are leaving no stone unturned, no avenue unexplored, to make their systems and processes more sustainable. There’s a synergy between profitability and sustainability – a good beer is an environmentally and socially conscious beer. So, as you knock back a few in celebration of American Craft Beer Week, you can drink knowing your suds are more than satisfying, they’re sustainable.

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