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Humans Leave Significant Carbon Footprint With Running Shoes
2013-05-22 13:59:34

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While it is nearly impossible for a running shoe not to leave a footprint, new research suggests that a typical pair of running shoes could leave behind a significant carbon footprint as well. A new study from MIT found that the running shoes generate 30 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, which is equivalent to keeping a 100-watt incandescent light bulb on for one week. A team of researchers led by Randolph Kirchain, principal...

2013-05-09 23:21:31

The latest addition to Athena´s suite of environmental assessment tools provides quick and easy Life Cycle Assessment results for Canadian roadways. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute today announced the availability of the Athena Impact Estimator for Highways, its newest infrastructure assessment software. The life cycle based environmental assessment software is available as a free download from the Athena website (click here). Designed to...

2013-03-12 23:03:28

EarthShift is proud to announce the launch of EarthSmart, a simplified Life Cycle Assessment tool designed to enable sustainable product innovation through materials selection. (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 EarthShift is proud to announce the launch of EarthSmart, a simplified Life Cycle Assessment tool designed to enable sustainable product innovation through materials selection. Selecting environmentally preferable materials is critically important for attaining improved environmental...

2013-03-11 23:00:05

GreenCE, Inc. has launched Life Cycle Assessment services for building product manufacturers. GreenCE is the leading provider of sustainable education for the construction industry, with over 100,000 subscribers. Ridgefield, WA (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is a holistic approach to determining the total environmental impacts of a product, from extraction of raw materials and processing, to distribution, use, and end of life. By translating input/output data into more...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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