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Bureo Skateboards Lands Investment from Patagonia

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Recycled skateboard startup produces shred sticks from discarded fishing net

Lauren Daley for the Huffington Post: What if you could not only clean the ocean, but turn the pollution you collect into something people want? That's the basic idea behind Bureo Skateboards. They also compensate the fishermen for the fishing net. With the motto "Skateboards for plastic-free oceans," and the slogan "Ride your Footprint," Bureo aims to reduce the amount of sea pollution by......read more

Bringing Solar Power To Remote Hospitals Is Saving Lives

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One startup working in Nepal learned that delivering high-quality health care often means having to innovate in unexpected ways--such as building new energy systems.

Founded by three Yale University Medical School students, Possible is a nonprofit health care company that runs medical facilities in remote Nepal. These include the 25-bed Bayalpata Hospital, in Anchham, a series of local clinics, and a small army of community health care workers. Part of its model revolves around importing Western standards of medicine and management, including modern......read more

Sustainable Seafood Comes to Brooklyn

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Transparency is the name of the game at an upstart fish market in Greenpoint

Inae Oh for the Huffington Post: Though studies have continuously shed light on the dangers of overfishing and its potentially disastrous consequences for marine ecosystems around the world, the challenge of finding sustainable, responsibly procured seafood remains persistent. The problem is particularly pronounced in New York City, where independent fishmongers have been rapidly pushed out by......read more

Petal by Pedal Delivers Locally-Sourced Flowers by Bike

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An NYC startup looks to shake up the flower industry

Thanks to the the sustainable food movement, foodie buzzwords like "local," "organic" and "seasonal" have taken root in our collective consiousness, and consumer awareness about where and how food is produced has never been higher. Now a New York City startup is looking to apply the same concept to flowers. The brainchild of Long Island native Kate Gilman, Petal by Pedal aims to......read more

Pharell Debuts Recycled Plastic Denim Collection

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G-Star Raw jeans to feature 'Bionic Yarn' made from ocean waste

Hip-Hop everyman Pharrell Williams debuted his latest fashion project last weekend at a star-studded event during New York City's Fashion Week. RAW for the Oceans, a collaboration with designer denim label G-Star RAW, is a collection of jeans made from plastic ocean waste. RAW for the Oceans the highest-profile gig we've seen yet for Bionic Yarn, the recycled plastic textiles company fronted by......read more

Underwater Kites Harvest Energy From Tidal Currents

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Minesto's 'Deep Green' tech starts producing electricity

A kite-like tidal power device off the coast of Northern Ireland has begun producing electricity. The technology, called Deep Green, consists of a hydrodynamic wing and a turbine tethered to the ocean floor. The tether also contains the unit's power and communication cables. As water flows over the wing, the turbine rotates and generates electricity. In an offshore control room, located in the......read more

'California's Greenest Brewery' to Open on the LA River

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Dry River Brewing turns to the crowd to kickstart its brew pub -- and help bring a neglected waterway back to life

The Los Angeles River, once the lifeblood of the LA region, was encased in concrete in the 1930s in order to protect a growing urban area against unpredictable flooding. Like most LA residents, Dave Hodgins didn't pay the river a lot of thought. But when the self-confessed craft beer nerd started looking at potential locations for his new brewery, he was taken to property on the riverbank,......read more

Nicholas Alan Cope: Whitewash

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Stark, abstract photos of modern architecture in Los Angeles

Since moving to LA from Maryland in 2002, Nicholas Alan Cope has been documenting the infrastructure of his adopted hometown in stark, black-and-white photos. Those images of the city's geometric modern architecture are collected in a new book, "Whitewash," out this month on powerHouse. Cope relies on stark abstraction and the power of contrast to deliver what looks to be a surreal and special......read more

Smart Herb Garden by Click & Grow

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Sensor-equipped hydroponic garden plot turns to Kickstarter for version 2.0

Last year saw the successful launch of Click & Grow, the hands-free, idiot-proof indoor planting device, and now it's back in a second iteration. And this time the Palo Alto-based founders turned to the crowd to develop it. Specifically designed to grow herbs at home, Click & Grow 2.0 is dubbed the Smart Herb Garden, and comes equipped with seeds for basil, thyme and lemon balm. Don't......read more

Good Food Jobs

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Want a job in sustainable food? Start here

With more and more people interested in local, sustainable food, there are more and more people looking for meaningful work in the field. Enter Good Food Jobs, a “gastro-job search tool, designed to link people looking for meaningful food work with the businesses that need their energy, enthusiasm, and intellect.” Launched in 2010 by “friends, partners and ice cream......read more

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