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Guardian Sustainable Business: How Levi’s is turning plastic into fashion

“These jeans are made of garbage,” the clothing tag on a pair of Levi’s WasteLess denims proudly proclaims.
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water risk

Guardian Sustainable Business: New global water risk maps launched

Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner may well prove prophetic: “Water, water, every where / And all the boards did shrink / Water, water, everywhere / Nor any drop to drink.”
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emotionally durable

Guardian Sustainable Business: Emotionally durable design

We’ve all done it: as soon as something we own looks slightly tatty or unfashionable, it goes in the bin or the recycling.
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sustainablebiz

2Degrees Network: Can SMES do great things on small budgets?

While huge companies dominate business media coverage, it is SMEs that make up a majority of the global business sector.
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shale oil

2Degrees Network: Could shale oil take off in the UK?

According to a recent report from Citigroup, for the first time since 1949, the US has become a net petroleum product-exporting country and has overtaken Russia as the world’s largest refined petroleum exporter.
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willy wonka paper

2Degrees Network: If Willy Wonka did paper recycling…

If Willy Wonka did paper recycling, he’d probably build something like the Steinbeis mill.
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innovative cities singapore

Guardian online: Innovative urban planning in Singapore

Cities present a sustainability conundrum: though they are the most efficient way to provide infrastructure and services for large populations, they are, in absolute terms, incredibly inefficient.
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house of waste

Guardian online: Plan to build UK’s first building entirely out of waste

The UK’s first building to be made onsite entirely out of waste is to be built in Brighton this autumn.
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smart cities competition

2Degrees Network: Cities must get smart or lose out to their competitors

Cities make up just 2% of the Earth’s surface but consume about 75% of its resources.
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carbon cutting

Times supplement: Cutting carbon boosts bottom line

For some companies, creating and implementing a low-carbon strategy comes under the bracket of a nice-to-have rather than a must-have. Read more »

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