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Food Deserts Get Access To Good Nutrition Via Converted Buses

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Originally published on Ecopreneurist. A food desert is a neighborhood with few supermarkets. It may teem with fast food restaurants and convenience stores selling cigarettes, candy, and pre-packaged snack foods, but the residents have little access to fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat. Food deserts tend to occur in a city’s poorest neighborhoods. Two programs — […] read more

Bio-Bean Recycles Coffee Grounds Into Eco-Friendly Pellet Fuel

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Originally published on Gas2. We can’t all be Elon Musk, smashing multiple business paradigms in a single bound. But there are opportunities for innovative thinking all around us. All we have to do is look. That’s what one entrepreneur in England did a few years ago. Arthur Kay is an architect by training. While designing […] read more

WeCycle Atlanta Teaches Sustainability, Cycling, & Recycling

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Originally published on Ecopreneurist. What do bicycles and sustainability have to do with each other? If you are Shawn Walton of Atlanta, bicycles are a way to teach young people about recycling, growing their own food, and being good stewards of the earth. While an education major at Morehouse College, Walton rode his bicycle six […] read more