sustainability

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The U.S. is the most environmentally sustainable country in the world, except all the others

Published: 
Sun, 07/15/2012 - 3:19pm

A bit of optimism to end your week. Wait. Not optimism. The other thing.

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Green gyms focus on high-power workouts, low-power usage

Published: 
Mon, 07/09/2012 - 9:02am

With the cycles, the flat-screen TVs and, of course, the air conditioning, most people who exercise at gyms are working out the electrical grid along with their muscles. But the members of AC4 Fitness in Goleta will be generating power and feeding it back to the grid every time they step on a treadmill or elliptical. When they need a drink, they'll have to bring their own refillable bottle and get water from a hydration station that provides free water filtered with reverse osmosis. And when they stash their belongings, they'll do so in lockers made from recycled plastic.

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Rethinking Our Cities in the Rebuild Era

Published: 
Tue, 05/22/2012 - 10:32am

By David Lepeska

The Atlantic Cities is exploring America's rebuilding efforts in a four-part series. This is the third installment. Don't miss parts one and two.

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Tune in to Sustainable Works on 100.3FM The Sound!

Published: 
Wed, 04/18/2012 - 10:01am

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Sustainable Works was recently featured on "5900 Wilshire", a segment on Los Angeles radio station 100.3FM The Sound featuring local people and organizations that are making a difference in Southern California.  Listen to learn more about Sustainable Works and how you can benefit from our many programs today, including the various Earth Day events we are participating in!