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4 April
Greenpeace's guide to greener electronics
This 18th edition of Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics evaluates leading consumer electronics companies based on their commitment and progress in three environmental criteria: Energy and Climate, Greener Products, and Sustainable Operations. The Guide scores companies on overall policies and practices – not on specific products – to provide consumers with a snapshot of the sustainability of the biggest names in the industry. This Guide is not an endorsement for buying products from one company or another

20 March
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"There is an abundance of water all around us. Three quarters of the world is covered in water and there are over 3,100 cubic miles of fresh water in the atmosphere. Yet over 2.3 billion people struggle daily to get enough water. The problem is getting worse, and the old solutions are not working." From
https://www.waterseer.org/






13 March
10 ways to make your kitchen more green

21 February
360 - inhabitat 12 c2c.jpg13 Cradle to Cradle products for a safe and eco-conscious home "Creating a healthy and eco-conscious home is now easier than ever thanks to Cradle to Cradle (C2C) certification, a process that verifies a product’s recyclability and safety for human and environmental health. The nonprofit’s commitment to product transparency helped launch a market for products that are not only made using renewable energy and natural raw materials, but can also be responsibly and safely returned to the earth—not the landfill. In a demonstration of just how far Cradle to Cradle has come, the 2015 Greenbuild Unity Home featured over 20 C2C-certified products—the largest collection of C2C products ever used in a residential project. We rounded up 13 of our favorite products; keep reading to see them all." (From Inhabitat.com)





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12 December
**XD Design - Creative and Eco-friendly Everyday Products**

5 December
Iameco laptops
  • "A sustainable, ecological, high performance computer, free from the harmful chemicals and heavy metals built into most computers."
Computer Recycling programs
  • Many of the electronics companies have voluntary takeback programs. Having a “voluntary program” means they offer takeback and recycling options even in states where there is no law requiring it.
FairPhone
  • We aim to create positive social and environmental impact from the beginning to the end of a phone’s life cycle.

28 November
Student RSA Design Awards