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  • renewable
  • Sustainable Cleveland holds an annual summit, focused on year-specific initiatives including local food growth and renewable energy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sustainable Oils is a Seattle-based renewable fuels company specializing in the research and production of Camelina, the only advanced biofuels feedstock with United States Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory approvals. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2008, Sustainable Oils and Honeywell signed a contract to supply the United States Defense Logistics Agency, the purchasing agency within the Department of Defense, with 40,000 gallons of Camelina-based renewable jet fuel for test flights in jets and helicopters. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lester R. Brown, a prominent environmentalist and founder of the Worldwatch Institute and Earth Policy Institute, describes sustainable living in the twenty-first century as "shifting to a renewable energy-based, reuse/recycle economy with a diversified transport system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, sustainable homes may be connected to a grid, but generate their own electricity through renewable means and sell any excess to a utility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Manifestations of sustainable design require renewable resources, impact the environment minimally, and connect people with the natural environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sustainable agriculture depends on replenishing the soil while minimizing the use or need of non-renewable resources, such as natural gas (used in converting atmospheric nitrogen into synthetic fertilizer), or mineral ores (e.g., phosphate). (wikipedia.org)
  • It is thought that sustainable flooring creates safer and healthier buildings and guarantees a future for traditional producers of renewable resources that many communities depend on. (wikipedia.org)
  • as such, it is a renewable and sustainable resource. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been argued that there is no such thing as a sustainable use of a non-renewable resource, since any positive rate of exploitation will eventually lead to the exhaustion of earth's finite stock. (wikipedia.org)
  • organizations
  • In October 2014, Sustainable Jersey for Schools was launched in partnership with New Jersey School Boards Association and other statewide educational organizations to certify public schools. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sustainable Oils was one of multiple organizations that participated in the conversation surrounding the approval process. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sustainable Bolivia´s mission is to provide Bolivian organizations much needed human and financial resources while allowing travelers, students and professionals the opportunity to gain work experience through internships and volunteer opportunities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Volunteer and internship opportunities - Sustainable Bolivia provides internship and volunteer opportunities within one of their 21 partner organizations operating in the greater Cochabamba area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Green
  • Sustainable Jersey began as a collaborative effort between the New Jersey State League of Municipalities' Mayors' Committee for a Green Future and the Municipal Land Use Center at The College of New Jersey, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007, Targeted Growth, Inc. and Green Earth Fuels established Sustainable Oils as a Limited Liability Company in the state of Delaware. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Sustainable Sites Initiative, the cooperative effort between the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the United States Botanic Garden, began in 2005 and will provide a points-based certification for landscapes, similar to the LEED program for buildings operated by the Green Building Council. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beyond Green: Towards a Sustainable Art' at the Smart Museum in Chicago in November 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • Green urbanism probably contains the most similar ideas with sustainable urbanism. (wikipedia.org)
  • toxic
  • Sustainable electronics are electronic products made with no toxic chemicals, recyclable parts, and reduced carbon emissions during production. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some bamboo floors are less sustainable than others, as they contain the toxic substance formaldehyde (rather than natural-base adhesives). (wikipedia.org)
  • architect
  • The architect and urban planner Doug Farr discusses making cities walkable, along with combining elements of ecological urbanism, sustainable urban infrastructure, and new urbanism, and goes beyond them to close the loop on resource use and bring everything into the city or town. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other leading figures who envisioned the sustainable city are architect Paul F Downton, who later founded the company Ecopolis Pty Ltd, as well as authors Timothy Beatley and Steffen Lehmann, who have written extensively on the subject. (wikipedia.org)
  • towards
  • 1973 E. F. Schumacher published a collection of essays on shifting towards sustainable living through the appropriate use of technology in his book Small is Beautiful. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sustainable art adopts, according to these authors, a critical position towards some key practitioners in the land art movement of the 1960s, who showed little concern for the environmental consequences of e.g. treating the landscape like a giant canvas with a bulldozer for a brush. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are distinct advantages to further defining and working towards the goals of sustainable cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Definition
  • New Urbanism inspired Farr's definition of Sustainable Urbanism is based around bringing everything closer together, using higher quality goods, being more efficient, and having everything within walking distance, but Sustainable urbanism closes the loop. (wikipedia.org)
  • There remains no completely agreed upon definition for what a sustainable city should be or completely agreed upon paradigm for what components should be included. (wikipedia.org)
  • countryside
  • Accommodation - Sustainable Bolivia provides housing with local families or private rooms centrally located in downtown Cochabamba's cultural district and in the nearby countryside. (wikipedia.org)
  • promote
  • Several countries and regions have introduced policies or adopted standards to promote sustainable biofuels production and use, most prominently the European Union and the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Design
  • Beyond the "elimination of negative environmental impact", sustainable design must create projects that are meaningful innovations that can shift behaviour. (wikipedia.org)
  • Land art Systems art Sustainable design Maja Fowkes and Reuben Fowkes (2006). (wikipedia.org)
  • materials
  • Therefore, they must constitute holistic offerings, providing suitable and sustainable solutions to the consumer at all stages of the lifecycle (including extraction of raw materials that might be need to make the service possible in the first place, transportation, manufacturing, distribution, use and post-use). (wikipedia.org)
  • Sustainable flooring is produced from sustainable materials (and by a sustainable process) that reduces demands on ecosystems during its life-cycle. (wikipedia.org)
  • safer
  • The goal of Sustainable Futures is to provide these computer-based models and training in their use to help companies develop safer chemicals quickly and cost-effectively. (epa.gov)
  • Feminine hygiene has just become safer and more transparent, thanks to Lola, a sustainable and safe tampon manufacturer. (inhabitat.com)
  • attempts
  • 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. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ambiguity within this idea leads to a great deal of variation in terms of how cities carry out their attempts to become sustainable. (wikipedia.org)
  • understood
  • Sustainable agriculture can be understood as an ecosystem approach to agriculture. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sustainable art may also be understood as art that is produced with consideration for the wider impact of the work and its reception in relationship to its environments (social, economic, biophysical, historical and cultural). (wikipedia.org)
  • ecology
  • Another broader conception describes sustainable living in terms of four interconnected social domains: economics, ecology, politics and culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • services
  • 5. ConceptsS Sustainable Environments are areas in which the natural environment can sustain a society and economy with out using a appropriate range of resources.S Sustain healthy ecosystems to maintain goods and services for people and living species. (slideshare.net)
  • Sustainable chemistry is a scientific concept that seeks to improve the efficiency with which natural resources are used to meet human needs for chemical products and services. (oecd.org)
  • Sustainable ICT will enable us to protect and enhance human health and well-being and the environment over generations while minimizing the adverse life-cycle impacts of devices, infrastructure and services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Often, if necessary, they are close in proximity to essential services such as grocery stores, schools, daycares, work, or public transit making it possible to commit to sustainable transportation choices. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sustainable agriculture is farming in sustainable ways based on an understanding of ecosystem services, the study of relationships between organisms and their environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Related concepts include eco services, eco-efficient services, product-service systems, sustainable service systems and sustainable product service-systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are six main factors: Customer Satisfaction Sustainable Services must satisfy consumers' needs or otherwise will become redundant and economically irrelevant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Continuous Improvement Sustainable services are interdependently located within the flow social and institutional norms, state-of-the art technology and the amount of knowledge humankind owns at a certain point in time. (wikipedia.org)
  • This means that sustainable services can never be assessed in absolute ways due to their changing environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Only if these services continuously improve as over time technologies improve, knowledge expands and normative influence changes, they can be considered sustainable services. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, as figure 1 shows only high additional value and low environmental impact actually constitute sustainable or eco-efficient services. (wikipedia.org)
  • social
  • Sustainable Bolivia was founded by Erik Taylor after receiving a joint master's degree in social science from the Universities of Freiburg (Germany), KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) and Jawaharlal Nehru (India). (wikipedia.org)
  • Social movements have gathered momentum, spreading sustainable community ideas around the world, not only through example, but also by offering classes and training on sustainable living, permaculture, and local economics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dual Focus For labeling a service as sustainable it is required to address and fulfill both ecological and social issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • economic
  • Responsible commercialization of biofuels represents an opportunity to enhance sustainable economic prospects in Africa, Latin America and Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • energy
  • Information about Cabrini College sustainable energy, registering for required degree courses, and taking tests for free online. (sustainable-energy.net)
  • On March 14, 2013, Global Clean Energy Holdings acquired Sustainable Oils from its parent company Targeted Growth Inc. in exchange for common stock in Global Clean Energy Holdings and a promissory note. (wikipedia.org)
  • Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy. (wikipedia.org)
  • modern
  • 1954 The publication of Living the Good Life by Helen and Scott Nearing marked the beginning of the modern day sustainable living movement. (wikipedia.org)
  • represents
  • Describing the desirable "state of global equilibrium", the authors wrote: "We are searching for a model output that represents a world system that is sustainable without sudden and uncontrolled collapse and capable of satisfying the basic material requirements of all of its people. (wikipedia.org)
  • systems
  • For irrigation systems to be sustainable, they require proper management (to avoid salinization) and must not use more water from their source than is naturally replenishable. (wikipedia.org)
  • production
  • It looks at the full life cycle of the products to make sure that everything is made sustainably, and sustainable urbanism also brings things like electricity and food production into the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • City
  • This means that literally everything that the town or city needs is right there making it truly self-sufficient and sustainable. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • In early 2009, Sustainable Oils began field research operations in Chile. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the contemporary art historians and curators Maja and Reuben Fowkes, the origins of sustainable art can be traced to the conceptual art of the late 1960s and early 1970s, with its stress on dematerialisation and questioning of the functioning of the art system. (wikipedia.org)