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September 16, 2013Bursting the dams: Where can we rethink water conservation?
Water is scarce in Chennai, India, where Madhan Sundaram, product manager for Fiveworx, Shelton Group's new affiliated digital startup,...
September 11, 2013From mushrooms to plant plastics, it’s time to start thinking outside of the (cardboard) box
When I started working in an office last year, I suddenly developed a taste for mushrooms. It was purely psychological – I was lamenting...
September 5, 2013GMO Answers: A website walk-through with tips from Spock, Kirk and Aristotle
Biotech companies have teamed together to launch a website answering consumer questions about GMOs. While the timing is good, the strategy...
August 6, 2013Which should come first – the carrot or the stick? Bottle bills give some insights.
The first of two articles examining the effectiveness of rewarding vs. taking away. The long-discussed, recently proposed Massachusetts...
July 23, 2013Finding the sweet spot in food waste compost programs
Food waste composting presents some challenges no matter the scale. From Knoxville to New York City, to organizations of any size, here are...
July 9, 2013What other cities can learn from water conservation in Las Vegas
Successes like the Water Smart turf rebate program in Southern Nevada create opportunities for cities and regions to tell their...