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2014-09-03 12:23:02

Incorporates Best of American and European Green Home Building Practices FORT MILL, S.C., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Active House USA, a custom sustainable home in the St. Louis suburb of Webster Groves, MO combines leading sustainability and high performance building practices from around the world and is now an active home occupied by David and Thuy Smith and daughter Cameron. This prototype home defines the next generation of sustainable home building in this country, combining...

2014-09-03 08:27:52

GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Castle Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on investments in consumer-driven companies that promote Healthy, Active and Sustainable Living, announced today the sale of International Fitness Holdings, Inc. to TriWest Capital. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. International Fitness is a leading operator of fitness clubs in the province of Alberta, Canada operating under two distinct brands, World Health and...

2014-07-21 12:23:19

GREENWICH, Conn. and CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Castle Partners and its co-investors announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to sell Ignite USA, LLC ("Ignite"), a leading developer and marketer of reusable, environmentally friendly thermal mugs and hydration bottles primarily sold under the Contigo Brand, to Newell Rubbermaid (NYSE: NWL) for a purchase price of $308 million. For North Castle Partners, a leading private equity firm focused...

2014-07-09 12:22:44

Clean-tech pioneer celebrates U.S. ingenuity with list of motivating environmental initiatives NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From Philadelphia's commitment to hit aggressive environmental goals in six years to Corpus Christi's cutting-edge wind energy plan, Recyclebank today revealed 10 American initiatives it is recognizing for setting the bar for urban sustainability and environmental practices. The company that encourages and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a...

2014-05-15 12:24:15

"Summer Sunlight Activities" and New Documentary Short Film Latest from Unilever Initiative to Take Small Steps Toward a Bright Future ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Unilever is challenging families to create a brighter future while having fun together. Taking a cue from the optimistic outlook children have on the world, an interactive series of "Summer Sunlight Activities" and a new short film, "The Way Kids See It," are launching today to inspire families...

2014-04-22 23:10:55

Bambeco celebrates their anniversary this Earth Day. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Bambeco, the leader in stylish, sustainable furnishings and home décor is celebrating five years of business since the company launched on Earth Day 2009. With a continued commitment to inspire sustainable living, bambeco’s mission is to change the world one room at a time by providing a platform through which sustainability is transformed from a movement to a household word. “At bambeco,...

2014-02-21 23:25:43

A green energy video by GreenByNumbers.come educates consumers about renewable resources that contribute to a more sustainable future. (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 GreenByNumbers.com released a new green energy video (http://www.greenbynumbers.com/green-sustainable-energy) to help visitors with their search for sustainable homes, alternative energy sources, and low-impact products. The video was created to empower visitors and fuel their power needs. Consumers learn about the importance of...

2013-10-10 23:30:08

Sustainable Turf Feeding Systems is a blog dedicated to sharing information about sustainability Houston,TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Turf Feeding Systems is proud to announce the launch of a new blog focused on implementing sustainability into all types of irrigated areas around the world. Michael Chaplinsky the President of Turf Feeding Systems states, “Sustainability has become an overused brand or slogan like a ‘Green Building’, and has lost its true importance as economic...

2013-09-16 23:18:53

4th Annual Mother Earth News Fair to be held September 20-22 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Seven Springs, PA. Hudson, MA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 altE, a leading distributor of solar panels and solar power products, is pleased to announce their participation at the 2013 Mother Earth News Fair, September 20-22 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Seven Springs, PA. The Mother Earth News Fair is a fun-filled, family-oriented, sustainable lifestyle event. The fair features practical,...


Word of the Day
virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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