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2020 and Beyond: What’s Driving Sustainable Site Planning Forward?

Worldwide consumption and production trends depend on the use of natural resources. The built environment—such as homes, buildings, parks, schools, and transportation systems—affects both individual health and environmental quality. Cultivating flourishing communities and driving economic growth has become more important than ever. Continue Reading

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A Beginner’s Guide to Biogas

This anaerobic process of organic matter decomposition happens all around us in nature. It’s been there since the inception; however, the human use of biogas dates back to the 18th century, when the first major anaerobic digestion plant to convert sewage into biogas was created. Over the years, plants have evolved with technology. Continue Reading

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Understanding Wastewater Solids: 4 Types

The term “wastewater” is often confusing to most people. It simply refers to the used water that contains substances like human waste, food scraps, and harmful chemicals. Continue Reading

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How Commercial Solar Panel Benefit Enterprises

The renewable energy market has been on the rise for several years in the United States. Solar energy alone accounts for 1.6% of total U.S. electricity generation. It’s one of the top sources of energy in capacity added to the U.S. electric total every year since 2013. The United States installed 10.6 GW of solar power in 2018 alone. Continue Reading

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16 Ways to Save Energy In Your House – Infographic

Are you looking for the ways to conserve energy with almost to no effort?

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What is Community Planning—and Why Does It Matter?

A community is a group of people who share a common characteristic or space. Many areas have different communities based on age, ethnicity, and different physiognomies.

There are no set parameters and scale for the community as people from diverse backgrounds can form one based on similar goals, interests, or location. Continue Reading

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Understanding the Environmental Responsibilities of Your Business

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a management concept that helps companies be socially accountable to different stakeholders, including the public. CSR activities also allow companies to integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations. Continue Reading

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The Difference Between Green Design and Sustainable Design—and Why Both Should Be Part of Your Next Project

The built environment is responsible for half of all greenhouse gas emissions. The construction and demolition of buildings produce 40% of all waste. If the global population reaches 9.6 billion by 2050, natural resources of three equivalent planets will be needed to maintain the current lifestyle. Continue Reading

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