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Micromachines | Special Issue : Sustainable and Reconfigurable Machines for Mini and Micro-Applications

The need for performances improvement and systems optimization remains an urgency in a wide variety of industrial and scientific fields. This need increases especially in mini and micro applications, in which high precisions and accuracies are required, and the instrumental obsolescence can negatively influence the system performance.

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Cohesion Policy invests in sustainable transport in Poland

An investment of over €234 million from the Cohesion Fund will go to upgrade almost 117km of the Skawina-Zakopane railway line in Southern Poland. The project will start to be operational as of 2024.

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The Age of Low Tech – Towards a Technologically Sustainable Civilization, By Philippe Bihouix

People often believe that we can overcome the profound environmental and climate crises we face by smart systems, green innovations and more recycling. However, the quest for complex technological solutions, which rely on increasingly exotic and scarce materials, makes this unlikely.

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Successful Food Supply Chain Adaptations & Sustainability Tickets, Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Eventbrite – Connecticut Food System Alliance presents Successful Food Supply Chain Adaptations & Sustainability – Wednesday, September 9, 2020 – Find event and ticket information.

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Electricity • Principles of Sustainable Software Engineering

Most electricity is still produced through the burning of fossil fuels and is responsible for 49% of the carbon emitted into the atmosphere.  All software, from the applications running on your smartphone to the training of machine learning models running in data centers, consumes electricity in its execution. One of the best ways we can reduce electricity consumption and the subsequent emissions of carbon pollution made by our software is to make our applications more energy efficient.

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Sustainable ways for food, entertainment and environment during the pandemic

Lahti is a pioneer in the 360- degree turn towards sustainability transformation. Environmental education and the inclusion of citizens are an important part of the goals of this green city. The regional environment week has been introduced since 1997, and it encourages the companies and residents…

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Everyday Sollers: What’s inside e-waste? How much copper is inside an extractor fan? Easy strip down

Just a regular woman taking apart items of e-waste to see what is inside and what copper can be saved.

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Interwoven LIVE EVENT – Sustainable Success in 2020: The Power of Community with Black Cowboy Coffee

Black Cowboy Coffee’s genius branding, his community-oriented approach to sustainability, making his product go viral, and why 2020 didn’t faze founder John Otagburuagu.

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Laboratory: Sustainable Electrochemistry

Electrocatalytic synthesis represents highly tunable and versatile green chemistry approach to carbon dioxide conversion into value-added chemicals, synthesis of industrially-important precursors to pharmaceuticals and plastics, valorization of biomass by-products and wastewater treatment. When powered by renewable energy sources, it can also serve as a chemical storage solution to surplus electricity. The work in this group is focused on the development of efficient and selective electrocatalysts for these sustainable transformations and studies of reaction mechanisms to improve target product yields.

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INTERVIEW: ‘Hero of the Planet’  Bill McDonough calls for a rethink of carbon in the circular economy

Bill McDonough pulled no punches. “It’s a very, very serious issue. The science is clear and the signals are seriously scary. Let’s just face it,” he said during an hour-long Zoom meeting from his home in Virginia in the US.

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Circle Economy partners with ICLEI to support 10 cities in taking the first steps on their circular economy journey – Circle Economy

Over the next 9 months, ICLEI experts will guide 10 pilot cities in developing circular economy strategies using the Circle City Scan Tool, an online tool developed by Circle Economy to enable local governments and city change agents to identify and prioritise circular opportunities in their city…

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Uganda Travel – Travel in Uganda with Responsible Tourism Company for Responsible Travel

Our unique Uganda travel programs cater for adventurous individuals from all walks of life – teachers, students, outdoor enthusiasts, and more. Responsible Tourism Tour programs are not tours but experiences that allow participants to become immersed in the cultures and adventures of distant lands.

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Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Program (SNAP)

The Sustainable Neighbourhood Action Program (SNAP) is a proven solution for sustainable urban renewal that places neighbourhoods at the centre of the implementation framework. TRCA developed SNAP to help municipalities as they implement change-related urban renewal initiatives.

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MAMOQ.com – The Home of Sustainable & Ethical Fashion

Make A Fashion Statement – We’re not talking about pink cowboy boots. We’re talking about a real statement. State that you’re sick of fast fashion and meaningless consumption. State that you’re ready for ethical and sustainable alternatives. Discover our collection of positive-statement pieces. Sustainable looks with amazing stories behind them. So you can make your fashion statement.

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Abandoned Prisons Turned To Sustainable Farms For At-Risk Youth | A Plus | Good News

Abandoned prisons in North Carolina are being converted to sustainable farms thanks to Growing Change.