“Go Green with Michael Viggiani” on June 20 will be largest gathering of area businesses with green products and services
Sustainable initiatives showcased in expo at Rochester Museum & Science Center;
leaders in field exhibiting offerings at Rochester’s first event with zero-landfill-waste
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The act of “going green” has become a buzz phrase in the 21st century, but many leading Rochester organizations are now dedicated large amounts of talent and resources to offer sustainable options to their customers. And they are coming together for the third annual “Go Green with Michael Viggiani” Expo on Thursday evening, …
Merriam-Webster On-line Dictionary
1 : capable of being sustained
2 a: of, relating to, or being a method of harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged <sustainable techniques> <sustainable agriculture>
b: of or relating to a lifestyle involving the use of sustainable methods <sustainable society>
— sus·tain·abil·i·ty -ˌstā-nə-ˈbi-lə-tē noun
— sus·tain·ably -ˈstā-nə-blē adverb
In 2005, Amory B. Lovins, cofounder of the Rocky Mountain Institute, along with Karlson Hargroves and Michael H. Smith, co-founders of the non-profit Natural Edge Project, released a book entitled The Natural Advantage of Nations: Business Opportunities, Innovation …
This image was created by the website master-of-education.org, a site dedicated to assisting and informing prospective students of any and all information regarding their future Master of Education degree. The site provides resources towards selecting schools, career paths, and types of degrees. The Sustainability Infographic was researched in order to visually educate about the various techniques universities employ to make their campuses more sustainable, such as LEED buildings, solar power, double sided printing, prioritizing local foods, and reducing bottled water use. For more information about the University of Rochester’s emphasis on these practices:
Double Sided Printing
Current Bottle Water Ban Campaign
Around 100 million trees and 28 billion gallons of water are used to send junk mail to Americans every year, according to greendimes.org.
You can help stop unsolicited mail by registering on the Mail Preference Service on the https://www.directmail.com/directory/mail_preference/
This program is managed by direct marketers who know don’t want to waste their money sending mail to people who don’t want to receive it.
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1. Purchase used as opposed to new items, or items made from recycled materials. Used items, available at antique or thrift stores as well as private sales, are often very affordable and will last just as long as new materials. This is especially true of toys, lamps, and other furniture that is often thrown away because it is outgrown or not needed, rather than because it is old.
- Where in Rochester? Goodwill, Salvation Army, Second Season Clothing, Godiva’s, Art’s
Used Furniture, Volunteers of America, Play It Again Sports, Rick’s Recycled Books
2. Shop local! Support local businesses and cooperatives (co-ops), which keeps more …