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Jul
24
2012

The Most Important P in the Triple Bottom Line

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The Most Important P in the Triple Bottom Line

The most important P in the triple bottom line of People, Planet, Performance is People.  This may sound funny coming from an “ecycling” startup that, in 4 short months, has kept nearly 25,000 pounds of e-waste out of landfills and considers Mother Earth to be our #1 client. But to …

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Triangle Ecycling is on a mission to promote a new alchemy: converting e-waste into education. We provide a way for businesses, organizations and individuals to support sustainability education and give back to the Triangle community through electronics refurbishing and recycling.
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Sep
12
2011
Reusing Materials

What It Is Reuse is different from recycling, although people often confuse the two. Recycling, while a good practice, uses a lot of energy and requires an industrial change to a product. This usually results in a new product of lesser quality. Reusing a product, however, does not require major …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Jul
7
2009
Not Exactly News: More on Lightbulbs

The New York Times on Sunday covered the new technologies that are being explored to make incandescent lightbulbs more efficient. This is not exactly news, as we covered it two weeks ago and our friends at EcoGeek were talking about it before that. But it’s good to see that the …

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Elizabeth Liedel is a joint degree candidate at Duke University, pursuing an MBA at the Fuqua School of Business and a Master of Environmental Management at the Nicholas School for the Environment. She is on the Executive Committee of the Duke Microfinance Leadership Initiative and is active in...
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