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Updated in August 2008
My 8 year old son is doing a Cub Scout conservation porject to teach people how dangerous plastic bags are for the enviornment and to encourage them to use reusable shopping bags. He would like to hand out reusable bags and informational flyers. At the end of the project he ...
Chicago, IL, United States
Updated in August 2009
Translucent Advertising distributes 100% compostable t-shirt bags to all “brick and mortar” locations (i.e., retail, grocery stores, gas stations, etc) within select networks at no cost for daily usage by store customers, removing the need for store owners to purchase environmentally hazardous plastic bags instead. All of our 100 ...
Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Architecture, Art & Culture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Celebrities, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Computing, Consumerism, Deforestation, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Economics, Education, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Events, Finance & Money, Food, Genetic Modification, Global Dimming, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Logging, Media, Nuclear, Organic, Permaculture, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Poverty & Development, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Smart Growth, Solar, Transition Towns, Transport, Travel, War, Water, Weather
Manchester NH, United States
Updated in January 2008
Climate Counts wants you to use your CHOICES and your VOICES to send a strong message to the companies you know best that climate change really does matter. All of the products you buy are made by companies with a climate footprint, companies that use energy and water, generate waste ...
Project about Consumerism
Monterrey NL Mexico, Mexico
Updated in November 2014
GEARTURBINE PROJECT Atypical InFlow Thermodynamic Technology Proposal Submission Novel Fueled Motor Engine Type *State of the art Innovative concept Top system Higher efficient percent. Have similar system of the Aeolipile Heron Steam device from Alexandria 10-70 AD. -New Form-Function Motor-Engine Device. Next Step, Epic Design Change, Broken-Seal Revelation. -Desirable Power-Plant ...
Project about Design
Boston Massachusetts, United States
Updated in February 2008
Beginning June 2007, three young men climbed on their bikes in San Francisco, CA. Their goal, to understand not only the grave issue of global warming, but what difference they could make a difference beyond buying fluorescent light-bulbs and hybrid cars. From that point Ride to Sustain crossed the US ...
Updated in September 2008
Build a small wind turbine to use at the cottage, cabin, farm or your home. Or install a small Photovoltaic system. You'll not only reduce your power bill (just a little) but you'll also learn lots about saving electricity in the process.
New Orleans, United States
Updated in March 2008
Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent levee failures caused unprecedented devastation in New Orleans. The level of destruction in America's eighth-poorest large city revealed to the world that socioeconomic and environmental injustice make communities vulnerable to climate related disasters. Months after the worst disaster in U.S. history, tens of ...
Minneapolis, United States
Updated in February 2009
A 50 state 52-week exploration of environmental sustainability in America. Mark Dixon, Ben Evans, Julie Evans and Erika Bowman document America's progress through High-Def video, blogs and photos. www.YERT.com now contains over 45 short videos with more each week. Feature documentary pending, and possible syndication.
Nationwide, New Zealand
Updated in November 2007
Be The Change is a NZ based coalition of Greenpeace, Forest & Bird and Oxfam aimed at providing a platform for individuals to become more active in their own lives in reducing their carbon footprint. A big part of the project is creating a climate aware online social networking community at ...
New Orleans, United States
Updated in January 2008
Citywide expansion of successful 2007 Pilot. Goals: meet NOLA's critical need for affordable, energy-efficient housing; improve conditions that make communities vulnerable to disasters; and foster a paradigm shift from “conventional” to “sustainable" disaster relief.
Global, New Zealand
Updated in March 2010
How You Can Make a Positive Difference by Choosing WHAT You Eat Causing global change one meal at a time... What we eat "locally" makes a difference globally. Our mouth is about as local as it gets, so its the perfect place to start climate changing action. Maybe leadership begins ...
Project about Agriculture & Food, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Economics, Education, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Genetic Modification, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Recycling, Transport, Water
Black Creek, Canada
Updated in May 2008
By improving the convenience of finding locally grown foods we will reduce the amount of carbon emissions required by the monster food machine. This dynamic, farmer-driven website, allows shoppers to find locally grown foods as easily as looking through a grocery store flier. In many regions the small farms have ...
Nationally, United States
Updated in December 2010
Our program, Life Needs Water, will install INSTANT-OFF and schools will be able save hundreds of thousands of gallons of water per year! The schools will achieve savings of $7,500 (on avg.). They will then be able to reinvest those savings into much needed projects such as purchasing computers ...
Updated in October 2010
CREATE! is implementing its initial country program in Senegal, West Africa. Senegal is not only representative of many Sub-Saharan African countries hardest hit by the increasingly disastrous effects of global climate change, but represents one of the most daunting challenges to respond to it, especially as it affects the rural ...
Central Otago, New Zealand
Updated in February 2008
Tours of homes with sustainable features. This allows people wanting to build or retrofit their homes to learn from others who have used a variety of ways to reduce energy consumption and make the most of the sun and natural aspects of a section.
Project about Architecture
Internet, United Kingdom
Updated in January 2010
Let’s play a bit and pretend you’re the “Planet Creator”. You’ve got the responsibility to create a planet, from scratch…and it happens that this planet: it’s ours, it’s Earth. Easy or not Easy, that’s not the question….but these are the fundamental ones ...
Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Consumerism, Deforestation, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Economics, Education, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Events, Finance & Money, Global Dimming, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Logging, Nuclear, Permaculture, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Pollution, Population, Poverty & Development, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Solar, Transition Towns, Transport, Travel, Water, Weather
Orlando, Fl, United States
Updated in October 2009
I am working on putting together a thorough business proposal to send to restaurants in an effort to get them to switch to compostable, renewable, and/or materials made from recycled content. At this beginning stage, I am focusing on just the take-out containers. I feel it is the one ...
Alaska, United States
Updated in February 2012
When a camera goes underwater in a movie or television show, we’re used to hearing… well, not much. It’s typically very quiet, as if the ocean were a calm, peaceful, even soothing aural environment. If anything, we might hear a few bubbles coming from the cameraman’s SCUBA ...
St Albans, United Kingdom
Updated in April 2009
St Albans is a small city just north of London, England. We want to make it a more sustainable place by empowering communities to take responsibility at the local level, and initiating grassroots projects to prepare for the twin challenges of climate change and peak oil.
Project about Transition Towns
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