Tag: Sustainability

LEED Certification: What It Means (On and Off Campus)

LEED Certified buildings are an important part of sustainable development around the world. Buildings becoming more sustainable can result in energy saving, safe structure, and enhancing the community standards. These buildings are an important part of addressing climate change and accomplishing ESG goals. These buildings really support more equitable communities as well.  There are four […]

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Palm Oil – What is it and why is it important?

Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil that is extracted from the fruit of oil palm trees around the world, including South America, Asia, Indonesia, and Africa. It is in close to 50% of the packaged products we have, from chocolate to shampoo to biofuel. (WWF) It is extremely versatile and has many useful properties. […]

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Egg Carton Bats hanging on a chandelier

Sustainable Decoration and DIY Halloween Ideas

It’s the time of year when the spooky elements start coming out and the leaves start falling from the trees. That probably means you’re thinking about decorations for your room, your door, your lawn, or your apartment. You’re probably even stalking that one special decoration at Walmart or Target in hopes that it goes on […]

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Seattle City Climate Pledge Arena

A Climate Power Play for the Seattle Kraken

On July 23rd, 2020 the NHL announced the name of it’s newest team, the Seattle Kraken (CBS Boston). This 32nd team will replace the Vegas Golden Knights, who became a team in June 2016, as the youngest team in the league (Britannica). The NHL is now tied with the NFL for most teams in their league out of the four major sports leagues in North America (NHL, NFL, NBA, MLB). Besides being the newcomer to the league the Seattle Kraken have already made a splash announcing the plans for their new stadium.

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