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Product Design for Sustainability

From uxdesign.cc:"How products we build today can make the world more sustainable tomorrow.97% of households in the UK own an electric tea kettle and 65% of them admit to overfilling their kettles. The extra energy that is wasted on a daily basis…Continue

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Started by Tom Coleman, CUA # 2007-1319 Oct 7, 2016.

Sustainable Forestry Initiative

SFI Inc. is an independent, nonprofit organization that is solely responsible for maintaining, overseeing and improving the internationally recognized Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) program. Across Canada and the United States, more than…Continue

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Started by Tom Coleman, CUA # 2007-1319 Aug 21, 2013.

Nike Launches A New App To Help Designers Choose Green Materials

Fast Company article: "For about eight years now, Nike has selected materials for apparel and shoe products by using an in-house sustainability index, developed by researchers from a gigantic database of scientific research and analysis of the life…Continue

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Started by Tom Coleman, CUA # 2007-1319 Jul 10, 2013.

Beyond Growth - The Economics of Sustainable Development

On Amazon:"Named one of a hundred 'visionaries who could change your life' by the Utne Reader, Herman Daly has probably been the most prominent advocate of the need for a change in economic thinking in response to environmental crisis. An iconoclast…Continue

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Started by Tom Coleman, CUA # 2007-1319 Dec 19, 2012.

Coursera: Introduction to Sustainability

This course introduces the academic discipline of sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations.…Continue

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Started by Tom Coleman, CUA # 2007-1319 Dec 19, 2012.

Sustainability in 7 2 Replies

Hunter Lovins kicks off Sustainability in 7 this week with by explaining her notion of Natural Capitalism, namely why sustainability and good business are one in the same. (She also…Continue

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Started by Tom Coleman, CUA # 2007-1319. Last reply by Tom Coleman, CUA # 2007-1319 Apr 18, 2011.

Janine Benyus: 12 sustainable design ideas from nature (TED) 2 Replies

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n77BfxnVlyc

Started by Tom Coleman, CUA # 2007-1319. Last reply by Tom Coleman, CUA # 2007-1319 Apr 13, 2011.

EarthScan - Sustainability Curricula for the 21st Century

Books, course outlines and resources for mainstreaming sustainability: http://www.earthscan.co.uk/tabid/102782/Default.aspxContinue

Started by Tom Coleman, CUA # 2007-1319 Apr 13, 2011.

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Comment by Renee Ren on November 5, 2014 at 2:09am

hello guys, this is Renee

 
 
 

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