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Going Green Memphis 01-30-11

Going Green Memphis 01-30-11

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'Precious points for
Silver, Gold, Platinum'
The LEED rating is growing
in popularity, prestige but
not everyone is sold.
'Precious points for
Silver, Gold, Platinum'
The LEED rating is growing
in popularity, prestige but
not everyone is sold.

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S u n d ay ,January 3 0,2011 co mm er ci a l a pp ea l.com
Bui l d i n g blocks for asust ai nablef ut u re
Sustainability is a simple ideabased on the fact that whenresources are used faster thanthey are replaced that resource isdepleted and eventually used up.In a sustainable world, society'sdemand on nature is in balancewith the capacity to meet thatdemand. This week’s cover about LEEDcertification got me thinking about what we can do in our dayto day lives that works towardbuilding a sustainable Memphiswhether you are a stay athome parent who finds value inmaking your own natural cleaning products or a business ownerdeciding on best practices foryour company.My hope is that Going Greencan be a part of your journey anda resource for information thatgives you the tools to help build asustainable future for our city. Thanks, Memphis!
 Kim Coleman
S u bs c r i b e
Sign up to receive the latestissues of Going Green –theenvironmental digital magazine ofThe Commercial Appeal - as they arereleased. The e-magazine ispublished on the last Sunday of eachmonth. Subscriptions are free tosubscribers of The CommercialAppeal, simply follow the one-timeGoing Green registration process toobtain access.Upon registration, home deliverysubscribers to The CommercialAppeal receive access to the digitalproduct at no additional cost.
Raise your profile
Elevate your company’s profilewithin the Green Community. Sendus a short article or a project outlinefor consideration in Going Green,explaining what you are doing to“green up”your lifestyle? Includeyour preferred contact phonenumber.
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We ’ll share information andresources to help readers of GoingGreen swap money-saving tips andinformation related to “green”i s s u esand events. Send toke p l i n ge r @ com me r c i a l app ea l .com . You can also follow Going Greenon Facebook and attwitter.com/GoGreenMemphis .
Ed i t o r :
Kim Coleman, 529-5243,goi n g g r e e n @ co m m e rci a l a p p ea l .com
Community Editor:
Emily AdamsKe p l i n ge r ,ke p l in ger @ com m er c i al a p pea l.co m
TheCommercialAppeal S u nd ay ,January 3 0,2011
Precious points forSilver, Gold, Platinum
The LEED rating is growingin popularity, prestige butnot everyone is sold.Landowners findrecreation, timberharvests thrivewith proper forestm a n a ge m e n t
What’s in this issue ...
On the cover:
Illustration by Shane McDermott, The Commercial Appeal
Solar energy classbrightens jobprospects in emergingfield. PAGE 33
Churches makechanges to leave alighter footprint on theEarth. PAGE 40Food trends inMemphis show aprogression towardlocal sources. PAGE 42
Urban Farms sowsthe seeds for newfarmers market inBinghampton
Q&A: Green jobsactivist Van Jones

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