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Sustainability and Equity Champion Tapped for Top Position at Santa Monica City Hall

Published: 
Fri, 05/29/2015 (All day)

L.A. Deputy Mayor Rick Cole, an outspoken proponent of equity and sustainability in local government and planning and self-described progressive Catholic, will take over as city manager in Santa Monica.

The City Council announced the unanimous decision at a special meeting Wednesday.

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Fake Meats, Finally, Taste Like Chicken

Published: 
Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:35pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

Last May, Whole Foods recalled two types of curried chicken salad that had been sold in some of its stores in the Northeast. The retailer’s kitchens had accidentally confused a batch of “chick’n” salad made with a plant protein substitute with one made from real chicken, and reversed the labels.

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Santa Monica Sustainability Bill of Rights Becomes the Law

Published: 
Thu, 04/11/2013 - 10:02pm

Last evening, on April 9, 2013, our Santa Monica City Council voted for final passage of our Sustainability Bill of Rights Ordinance: 7 - 0!

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Short on Space, Taiwan Embraces a Boom in Recycling

Published: 
Sun, 12/01/2013 - 10:55pm
Category: 
Waste

Twenty-five miles west of here on Taiwan’s rugged northwest coast, a cavernous warehouse under construction represents the new priorities for an island where the streets were once littered with piles of discarded electronics and other refuse.

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Sustainability Pays

Published: 
Sun, 03/03/2013 - 12:47pm
Category: 
Shopping & Food

In recent years, many U.S. companies have found that a commitment to sustainability can boost the bottom line. It's a finding that has surprised critics, who have long claimed that when a business considers any goals other than pure financial returns, profits fall.