Bunge Residence LEED Certified Home in Cincinnati

What Do Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Kahn, IM Pei, Zaha Hadid and Annabelle Selldorf have in common with a Cincinnati LEED Platinum home?

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They were all influencers to the owners, Janet and Joe Bunge, whose design incorporates the aesthetics of all of these modernists. Janet took the lead on the project and through frequent meetings with the architect Mike Wentz and the design team at Aubrie Welsh Interiors, the home came to life. Blurring the lines between inside and outside is a major …

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Bunge Residence Virtual Tour

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LEED Platinum, New Construction, Residence in Hyde Park, Cincinnati, OH WHAT: LEED Platinum, Bunge Residence WHERE: Virtual Tour of Hyde Park Residence WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 30, 2022; 11 am to Noon, photos link to registration page Modern massing is paired with natural materials to create a home that balances clean lines and open spaces with traditional materials. While the house is quite modern in appearance, …

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Fostering Behavior Change Minute: Using Email to Change Behavior

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From Doug McKenzie-Mohr, Ph.D., Nancy Artz and Peter Cooke have utilized the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) email system to foster the adoption of sustainable behaviors by DEP staff.* Emails were sent to 420 employees encouraging their engagement in four household behaviors: 1) checking tire pressure, 2) installing high-efficiency light bulbs, 3) checking the efficiency of their refrigerator, and …

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SonLight Power Installs Solar Array at Community Center & Church in Rural Arecibo, Puerto Rico

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This just in from Mark Fisher via Facebook, “4 years ago I passed the hat around, asking for some help to fund a solar project (via SonLight Power) in Puerto Rico after hurricane Maria devastated the island. Almost a hundred of you chipped in and got the ball rolling, but there was a few set backs and just when we …

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Loop Industries Announces Selection of Port-Jérôme, in Normandy, France, as Site for First European Infinite Loop Manufacturing Facility

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FACILITY TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABILITY OBJECTIVES OF EUROPEAN CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS COMPANIES BREAKING GROUND OF NEW FACILITY TARGETED FOR 2023 WITH FACILITY STARTUP AND COMMISSIONING APPROXIMATELY 18 MONTHS LATER INFINITE LOOP™ MANUFACTURING MODEL DESIGNED TO PRODUCE 70,000 TONNES OF VIRGIN-QUALITY PET RESIN MADE FROM 100% RECYCLED CONTENT ANNUALLY PROJECTED 255,000 TONNES OF CO2 SAVINGS ANNUALLY[1] COMPARED TO VIRGIN PET RESIN MADE …

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New Ways to Increase Recycling and Reuse in the Greater Cincinnati Area

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Good morning, Hamilton County R3Source will be hosting a webinar with the Cincinnati Recycling and Reuse Hub on January 11th at 12pm.  Feel free to share the attached flyer and details with anyone who may be interested! Cincinnati Recycling and Reuse Hub’s Managing Director, Colleen McSwiggin, will explain what can and cannot be taken to the Hub, what to expect …

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An Open Letter to the Global Media by Greta Thunberg and Vanessa Nakate

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l, Thunberg is a Swedish climate activist and co-founder of the Fridays for Future movement. r, Nakate is a Ugandan climate-justice activist and founder of the Rise Up Movement. OCTOBER 29, 2021 2:14 PM EDT Time Magazine Dear media editors around the world, Melting glaciers, wildfires, droughts, deadly heatwaves, floods, hurricanes, loss of biodiversity. These are all symptoms of a destabilizing …

EPA Responds to New Mexico Governor and Acts to Address PFAS Under Hazardous Waste Law

EPA Responds to New Mexico and Acts to Address PFAS

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EPA Responds to New Mexico Governor and Acts to Address PFAS Under Hazardous Waste Law WASHINGTON (Oct. 26, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is acting upon a petition from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico to tackle PFAS contamination under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). In responding to the petition, EPA …