Tag: Maine - Page 4

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    Rivers Awareness Partnership

    September 25, 6:26 PM by Rebecca Wodder, Guest Writer in Corporate Responsibility

    American Rivers announces the new Rivers Awareness PartnershipTM between Tom’s of Maine, American Rivers and River Network. Tom’s of Maine is generously providing $1 million in support over five years to our organizations to enhance awareness,

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    Get Wood: Grain Surfboards Say its Good

    September 19, 6:40 PM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Grain surfboards are made of wood, specifically Northern White Cedar, with some Western Red Cedar added for colour accent. The timber is sourced in their home state of Maine. And although it is not yet FSC certified they are continuing to seek this

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    Test Proves that Nutrition Sells

    September 11, 8:21 AM by Lloyd Alter in Green Food

    Well whoda thunk it- when you give people information they make better choices. Hannaford, a Belgian owned grocery store in Maine, developed the "guiding stars" rating system, a scale from zero to three stars based on nutritional value. A simple and

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    Greening Maine's Legislation

    June 25, 11:54 AM by Jeremy Elton Jacquot in Corporate Responsibility

    In a first for the Maine Legislature, a raft of environmental measures went undefeated through an entire session. It was a hard-earned victory for the coalition of environmental groups that fought hard to get several of its priorities on the legislative

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    Julie Morringello's NuNu: Dress It Up; Light It Up

    June 22, 10:05 AM by Collin Dunn in Sustainable Product Design

    After becoming frustrated with the expense and poor design of store bought doll house kits, Julie Morringello began designing and building furniture at age 11. Since then, she has studied both Industrial and Furniture Design at the Rhode Island School

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    Video: The Built-from-Scratch Solar Car

    April 13, 9:46 AM by Jeff McIntire in Cars

    We've taken note of a number of solar car projects around the world, but none may be more interesting than the effort presented in New Farmer Films' YouTube video "Infinity Miles per Gallon: Art Haines and his Solar Car." Haines, a mechanical designer,

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    Sustainable Harvest International

    February 9, 9:13 AM by Warren McLaren in Green Food

    Couldn't come up with a more succinct way of expressing this, so here it is direct from their website: "Central America has lost more than half of its rainforests in the last 50 years, contributing to mass extinctions and global warming. Rainforest

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    What Can Be Learned From a Bowl of Chowder?

    January 18, 8:19 AM by Eric Kane in Green Food

    Scientists, activists, and regulators have developed an extensive list of indicators that are used to measure the health and well-being of the nation’s fisheries. However, in the case of Maine’s depleted fishery, one needs to look no further than a bowl

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    Pop!Tech Releases AntiBabel EP - Supporting Sustainable Development in Tibet.

    January 8, 3:15 PM by Leonora Oppenheim in Culture

    Pop!Tech is an annual conference which 'brings together 500 visionary thinkers in the sciences, technology, business, design, the arts, education, government and culture.' Their first music release is the AntiBabel EP which features two artists from


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