04.22.2015

Opportunity for mid-sized cities seeking data-driven solutions for their biggest challenges


Bloomberg's 'What Works Cities' Initiative Targets 100 Mid-Sized Metros
www.govtech.com
The $42 million, three-year program will provide expertise and time to cities that want data-driven solutions for their biggest challenges.
04.21.2015

Tour some of OKC's best examples of sustainable design and low-impact development


Beautification Station 2015 | Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma
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Details Map May 16 The 9th annual Beautification Station tour will take you on a chartered bus tour of Oklahoma City see a few hidden gems. This year’s tour features examples of sustainable and green design. The tour will begin and end at Salvation Army, 1001 N. Pennsylvania Avenue. The charter buse…
04.15.2015

Tulsa to host first energy themed Startup Weekend in the world!


Startup Weekend Tulsa Energy Edition
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Attend Startup Weekend Tulsa Energy Edition on May 1st, 2015 in Tulsa. Learn to build a startup by being an entrepreneur!
04.15.2015

a light that lasts 37 years


Innovators: a lightbulb moment for Dyson and son
www.theguardian.com
Innovation runs in the Dyson family, with Jake refining a last-a-lifetime LED light that can illuminate a whole kitchen
04.14.2015

Another green burial option?


A Project to Turn Corpses Into Compost
www.nytimes.com
Amid concerns about traditional practices, the Urban Death Project is attracting attention from environmental advocates and scientists.
04.10.2015

Lowes likes bees.


Lowe’s to eliminate ‘bee-killing pesticides’ over next four years
www.charlotteobserver.com
As part of its annual corporate responsibility report, the Mooresville-based home improvement retailer said over the next four years, it’ll get rid of products that contain neonicotinoid pesticides.
04.8.2015

Covanta, Locke Supply, & Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality partner to recycle mercury containing thermostats


Statewide Thermostat Recycling Initiative Begins In Oklahoma
www.prnewswire.com
TULSA, Okla., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Tulsa, Locke Supply and the Oklahoma Department of Environmental...
04.7.2015

Know a sustainability leader that deserves acknowedgement Apply for a Henry Bellmon Sustainability Award


Requirements | Henry Bellmon Sustainability Awards
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Our collaborative mission for the Henry Bellmon Sustainability Awards is to raise awareness and reward those people, agencies, organizations, or companies that demonstrate commitments to a balanced approach toward quality of life for all, responsible economic growth, and environmental stewardship (P…
04.6.2015

Bills limiting the ability of local governments to regulate drilling issues could have big unintended consequences


State's federal flood insurance in jeopardy unless energy bill amended
www.tulsaworld.com
Oklahoma could lose its ability to take part in the national flood insurance program if lawmakers do not amend a bill dealing with local government control over energy projects. A floodplain managers association says it has warned lawmakers about the problem and a simple fix is all that is required.…
04.3.2015

The Oklahoma Food Cooperative Board opposes "right to farm" legislation


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