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3 magic words to mute 'sustainababble'
4.16.14
Source: GreenBiz, 4/16/14
Summary: The latest P2 Impact column is now available at GreenBiz.com. John Mulrow of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center explains how three magic words can mute "sustainababble" and clarify the progress that organizations are making to become more sustainable.

Blog: 5 sustainable packaging trends to look out for in 2014
4.16.14
Source: Packaging Digest, 3/19/14
Summary: Issues of global environmental instability and climate change are becoming nearly impossible to ignore these days, and consumers have taken notice. With demand for sustainably-conscious products and product packaging constantly increasing, it's no wonder that firms have taken charge at creating sustainable, environmentally-friendly, "green" products to satiate the ever-growing consumer desire to be able to conveniently decrease their environmental impact. With the new year underway, here are five of the most exciting and innovative trends in sustainable consumer packaging to look out for in the next twelve months.

This Tower Pulls Drinking Water Out of Thin Air
4.15.14
Source: Smithsonian Magazine, 4/8/14
Summary: Designer Arturo Vittori says his invention can provide remote villages with more than 25 gallons of clean drinking water per day.

IPCC report: 6 things you must know about reducing emissions
4.15.14
Source: GreenBiz, 4/14/14
Summary: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's newest installment, Working Group III: Mitigation and Climate Change, highlights an important message: It's still possible to limit average global temperature rise to 2 degrees C -- but only if the world rapidly reduces emissions and changes its current energy mix. This article explains six things you need to know about reducing carbon emissions.

A threat and a promise: changing US policies on toxic chemicals
3.28.14
Source: The Guardian, 3/28/14
Summary: While federal legislation could weaken controls on hazardous chemicals, some state regulations are stepping up -- and stricter corporate policies are already spurring some action.

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Storm Drain
The Industrial Stormwater Permit Guide is now available. This guide explains federal stormwater regulations for business, and the options available for compliance.

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