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Thursday, November 21st, 5:00-7:30 PM. Marketing is an artful enterprise. At this Eco-Hour, meet NBIS members who are contributing to sustainability leadership and advancement through their marketing and communications skills!
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Someone let the cat out of the Duluth Pack bag a week early. Social media went abuzz late this week when word got out that the Duluth outdoor gear maker was about to introduce a duffel and shell bag made out of material once used in the roof of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. “It’s
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Precor, a Premium Fitness Equipment company based in Woodinville, recently found a match with Upcycle Goods to turn discarded treadmill belts into luxury recycled laptop bags
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May 2nd-An evening with George Bandy who will share Interface’s journey “to be the first company that, by its deeds, shows the entire industrial world what sustainability is in all its dimensions: people, process, product, place and profits.
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Doors, cabinet doors, reclaimed wood, used hardware and other materials are being upcycled into chests, tables, armoires, cabinets and other household and garden items.
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Mining activities all over the world leave landscapes devastated and polluted; remediations of the affected areas usually are costly beyond the mining company’s financial capacity. The capital cost required to remediate closed mining operations worldwide is estimated to be in excess of one trillion dollars. Mining activities create problems of leaching, groundwater contamination and erosion.
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