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Ecocentricity Blog

A monthly blog by John Lanier, director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and grandson

of the late Ray C. Anderson.  Musings from John as he manages the private family foundation

that keeps Ray's legacy alive.

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Ecocentricity Blog: Fully Charged
Here’s the idea. Everything around us, from the roads that we drive on to the picture frames proudly displaying our loved ones to the tallest of skyscrapers, contains a virtual amount of energy. And that energy matters.
Mar 20, 2019 10:45 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Taking it Personally
In many cases, the changes were simple. When restaurant staff was actively engaged in looking for reducible food waste, they tended to find it.
Mar 12, 2019 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Tower of Power
As the automated crane arms lower the blocks to the ground, they release their gravitational potential energy in the form of kinetic energy, which is captured by the system and converted into electricity on the grid. In other words, it’s a massive battery.
Mar 6, 2019 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: Loop, Loop, Skip to My Loop
Kudos to TerraCycle and the brands that are working to create the Loop model; a compelling example of business-led innovation that reduces environmental impact. #circulareconomy #recycling
Feb 27, 2019 9:30 AM ET
Ecocentricity Blog: The Not-So-Easy Button
An average of 25% of single-stream recycling material is too contaminated to actually be recycled, compared to about 7% a decade ago. That’s a troubling trend, and this article does a good job of explaining why.
Feb 20, 2019 9:30 AM ET