Smart cities: the coming future of sustainable living

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Smart cities: the coming future of sustainable living

As digital technologies get more and more integrated into our way of life, these smart cities offer a peek into the near future of sustainable living. Vincent Callebaut of Callebaut Architects has created smart towers that could be the future of glitzy city of Paris. The proposal, titled 2050 paris smart city, showcases eight different… Read more »

Social Media Marketing for Green Business- You Have to Play to Win – Sustainability: business, life, environment | Taiga Company

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living There are a number of ways you can promote your business on the top social media sites, such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest,  LinkedIn, and Google+.  And, there’s evidence that social media for sustainability and green business matters.  A survey of 600 small business owners across the United States indicates that 90% are actively engaged in… Read more »

Are bamboo products really the eco-friendly option? – Telegraph

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living ‘Greenwashing’ in advertising does not mean the bamboo is an eco-friendly option, just because it is grown naturally. Like me, you have probably been bombarded with entreaties to buy “eco-friendly” bamboo towels, nappies and other soft furnishings. Because bamboo is fast-growing and can be cultivated without pesticides, I am… Read more »

5 Incredible Eco Friendly Initiatives That Will Change The World

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living 5 Incredible Eco Friendly Initiatives That Will Change The World, including solar-powered planes, trains run on clean energy, and Google’s Project Loon. As our modern world evolves, it’s always great to see new eco friendly initiatives and technology being released that help our world stay that little bit greener. We may… Read more »

Businesses Find Benefits in Going Green

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living Incentives to go green have moved way beyond lowering utility bills. “Cost savings are evolving into revenue generation,” says Lauren Kelley Koopman, a director for PwC‘s Sustainable Business Solutions practice. “Sustainability is next-generation business thinking because it creates value, attracts customers, retains employees and improves capital and funding.” In… Read more »

Star Assets That Make Us Go Green with Envy

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living When it comes to displaying their best assets, celebrities are known to push the envelope every now and then. From Deepika flaunting her endless pins in hot pants to Michelle Obama wearing sleeveless dresses to show off her toned arms, we love how stars know just how to play up their best features…. Read more »