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The Farmery – A True Sustainable Food Truck

We have been always amazed by the innovation within the food truck industry. Social Media Marketing, creative menu’s, and customer service has truly scaled the 1-to-1 customer relationships. The Farmery takes it to the next level with their strategic partnership with Williamson Greenhouses to develop the CropBox, which is a complete organic growing system in a shipping container. How we use the CropBox at the Farmery: Only organic nutrients and growing substrates, 100% chemical free growing. Energy efficient growing with LEDs, a single 40 foot CropBox uses the same energy as a large produce cooler. We grow a wide...

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Asia’s First Vertical Forest in China

We couldn’t believe our eyes when the headline from China was sustainability friendly;) This forest will produce 132 pounds of oxygen every day!! Every year, more and more people move out of the country and into cities, causing megacity air pollution to rapidly become hazardous to both the environment and public health. Outdoor air pollution has risen 8% since 2011 according to WHO data. “We have a public health emergency in many countries. Urban air pollution continues to rise at an alarming rate, wreaking havoc on human health. It’s dramatic, one of the biggest problems we are facing globally,...

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What is Sustainability? with Hank Green

Sustainability: the ability to be sustained, supported, upheld, or confirmed. 2. Environmental Science. the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance: The committee is developing sustainability standards for products that use energy. What are the Three Pillars of Sustainability Environmental Social Economic Sustainability provides a larger purpose and some new deliverables for companies to strive for and helps them renew their commitments to basic goals like efficiency, sustainable growth and shareholder value. Read more: The Three Pillars of Corporate Sustainability | Investopedia http://www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/100515/three-pillars-corporate-sustainability.asp#ixzz4agGVbf3o Follow us: Investopedia on...

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Health is Wealth – Sustainable Living

Life Is Good : Sustainable Living (National Geographic Documentary) Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society’s use of the Earth’s natural resources and personal resources. Practitioners of sustainable living often attempt to reduce their carbon footprint by altering methods of transportation, energy consumption, and diet. Proponents of sustainable living aim to conduct their lives in ways that are consistent with sustainability, in natural balance and respectful of humanity’s symbiotic relationship with the Earth’s natural ecology and cycles. The practice and general philosophy of ecological living is highly interrelated with the overall principles of...

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