March 18, 2014
by John Romano
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NRDC presents a “New Architecture for a New Global Partnership” for action on global Sustainable Development Goals

John Romano, Global Policy Fellow, New York City
The year 2015 will be a critical one for both our planet and its people; a year in which the global community is set to agree upon a new climate change agreement and a new set of global S… Continue reading

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September 20, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Know better, do better. Don’t cut SNAP-ed funding

The Farm Bill currently under debate on Capitol Hill contains many facets, but two may be the most important initiatives affecting the health of the American people: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Progra… Continue reading

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June 4, 2012
by Reduce
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New App Finds Use for Refuse

Team CORA’s new Trash Backwards database and mobile app promote upcycling by offering alternatives to sending discarded junk to the landfill. Instead of throwing your trash into the recycling bin or garbage can, unwanted items may be ripe for upcycling. Old mascara wands can be turned into cleaners for small, pesky spaces, empty pen casings [...] Continue reading

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April 18, 2011
by Reduce
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Starbucks Exec Dishes on New Corporate Social Responsibility Plan

How you could score a free cup o’ joe and other highlights from Starbucks new Corporate Social Responsibility Report. Starbucks first started publishing its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reports 10 years ago. Back then, according to Ben Packard, vice president of Global Responsibility, Starbucks was among just a handful of companies that reported such findings [...] Continue reading

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September 7, 2010
by Kaid Benfield
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What is a ‘sustainable community,’ and what does the answer have to do with us?

 
Today I begin a new job, as leader of NRDC’s new sustainable communities initiative.  It’s really more an evolution of my old job, since for a decade and a half I have already been all about advocating a positive vision for env… Continue reading

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