Communities Celebrating Earth Day Everyday.

…in Commerce

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In the world of fashion Adidas Group has spirited ahead of the pack because they understand the importance of creating a brighter future for our children. “As a global business operating worldwide, the Adidas Group has a responsibility to look after the environment, both for people today and for future generations.” Adidas Group ENVIRONMENTAL APPROACH

 

…at the University

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Arizona State University set up the first sustainability school in the US, is now celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Source: ASU struts its sustainability stuff on Earth Day | ASU Now: Access, Excellence, Impact

 

…in Government

WWTP-7                   A treatment plant in Chongqing, China, which processes 40,000 cubic metres of wastewater per day. Credit: Wen-Wei LI

Researchers, Wen-Wei Li, Han-Qing Yu and Bruce E. Rittmann, looking at the possibility of extracting carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater and how it could generate resources and save energy.

Source: Chemistry: Reuse water pollutants : Nature News & Comment

…at Home

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By calculating our carbon footprint we can take individual and citywide steps to lower our impact. Something as simple and easy as changing our lights bulbs to LED can have a big impact. Cities like Los Angeles are looking to lower their greenhouse  gas emission 35% below 1990 levels by 2030. 

Source: Climate change: Track urban emissions on a human scale

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