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Apple’s New Green Innovative MacBook

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Today’s businesses are beating their competitors by going green. Consumers are responding to sustainable innovation and corporations like Apple are recognizing it! Apple considers their environmental footprint in every product they put on the market. They look at the bigger picture by producing better products that have a smaller impact on the environment.

Take their newest energy efficient MacBook (R) for an example. It’s the greenest note book in the industry with a brilliant LED-backlit display, glass Multi-Touch trackpad and a built-in battery that has seven hours of battery life in just a single charge. Its sleek, yet durable design is constructed out raw and recycled materials!


Biotruck Expedition Reduces CO2 Emissions

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Traveling the world always sounds like an intriguing idea. What about traveling the world in a salvage school bus that runs purely on french-fry fat? Starting his journey on September 19, 2009 Andy Pag has covered 3,000 miles in part of the Biotruck Expedition. Pag, an environmental activist, is attempting to travel the world while emitting less than two tons of carbon dioxide emissions. One of the downfalls of traveling on a bus fueled by fat is the smell, but what can you expect when you are using rubbish as fuel?


Fabulous Food and Fashion Event

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

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Last night Abuelo’s of Sterling Heights hosted the Fabulous Food and Fashion Event.

With a fashion show presented by Parisian of Partridge Creek, chair massages given by the students at Center for Healing Arts,  Recycling for Charities had a great time enjoying the atmosphere and getting to know people in the community. With all of the proceeds going to CARE of Macomb’s Children programs, it was an event to remember!
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Team Green & National Sport Organizations

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Understanding the importance of our environment has become a major issue with most organizations. The green movement isn’t politely saying excuse me anymore. Green is here and organizations better let this movement in or it’s going to push its way through. Now major organizations are giving the attention that going green demands. In this time, when there is such an emphasis on going green the pressure is on organizations in all industries. This includes professional sport organizations which are all changing certain elements in their company infrastructure to accommodate the green movement. The four major sport organizations in North America: MLB, NFL, NBA, and the NHL all have set down guidelines to become more green and eco-friendly.


The Jacket of the Future

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Technology is advancing daily, but how far can it really go? Some say it’s close to reaching its limit, while others believe today’s technology is only the beginning.

If we date back to the history of music outlets we will find a long line of advances. We’ve gone through the age of records, radios, 8 tracks, tapes, CDs, MP3 players, Sirius radio, and now music that can be played off of our own phones. What could be next?

Well, Zegna Sports has opened the closet doors to the newest technical enhancement in clothing. This energy efficient organization has designed an Eco-tech Solar Jacket that combines recycled innovation with solar technology to produce a high performance apparel. The green product guarantees protection against wind and rain, while sustaining a constant body temperature. Zegna Sports has incorporated a detachable solar cell system in the sleeves that converts sunlight into renewable energy. Its made from 100 % recycled materials and has renewable power source hidden in its pocket that can charge a hand-held communication device.

Now you might be asking yourself what’s the catch. Does it look like it is from outer space? How long does it need to be in the sunlight to work and how do I wash it? Well, the good news is that it looks just like a normal male jacket and only takes 4-5 hours to charge. The solar panels are detachable so it can be washed and be charged without having to wear it!

Can you imagine a world where people walked around with designer clothing made from used materials and supplies natural power? The Discovery channel must see the potential in the product, because they are highlighting Zegna Sports on their new television series called Green Magazine TV. The show showcases some of the newest and “greenest technologies being utilized by the most energy efficient organizations in the world.

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