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A Man Worthy of his Name

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on Wednesday, 12 October 2011
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To become knighted by the royal family means an individual has achieved excellence in several facets of their life.  Richard Branson was bestowed the honor in 2000 for his “services of entrepreneurship”, and has recently partnered with two companies to innovate a technology that can be his best creation ever -this one focused on preserving the environment.

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I Want to Be an Urban Miner

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on Tuesday, 11 October 2011
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There's no denying that we are fully immersed in the age of technology.  It seems like a new innovation or the next generation of an existing product is being launched every other month.  Computers, televisions and stereo equipment use to dominate the electronics market, but now they are being rivaled by MP3 players, smart phones, tablets and ERDs.

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Excessive Packaging

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on Tuesday, 13 September 2011
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During these times of depleting natural resources and financial uncertainty, companies continue to overlook their excessive use of packaging.

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Remember the Name G-Sand

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on Tuesday, 30 August 2011
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A small start-up company in Michigan, named GreenSand, has potentially identified a way to recycle almost a half billion pounds of mining tailings on Lake Superior that have been an ecological nightmare for the waterways, shorelines and surrounding areas.  Although several challenges remain, the finished material remaining after a four step process could be utilized by shingle manufacturers to eliminate algae growth on traditional shingles and cut material costs associated with fabrication while resolving an existing environmental problem.

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