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Carter’s launches Little Planet™, a Limited Edition Collection In 100% Certified Organic Cotton

Carter's Little Planet Organic Cotton LineCarter’s, Inc. the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel exclusively for babies and young children, launches Little Planet™, its first 100% certified organic cotton limited edition collection of basics, outfits and jammies for children. Little Planet offers 51 styles in the bright and colorful collection, all featuring the trusted quality and exceptional value for which Carter’s has been recognized.

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Fresh Sense & M-PASS Environmental A Successful Partnership

“Our timing was good”, said Austin Fleming, one of the founders of FreshSense, “largely because of the increased need for fresh-cut products in our schools.Ask a dozen people for their definition of success and you will likely get a dozen different answers. The Oxford English Dictionary defines “success” as:

  1. The accomplishment of an aim or purpose.
  2. The attainment of fame, wealth, or social status

For FreshSense Foods and M-PASS Environmental, two local Atlanta companies, success can be measured by the volume of their organic recycling material. A novel concept, but one that is important in the eyes of a sustainability-focused business.

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Atlanta Fashion Designer Launches National Organic Apparel Line “Taylar Leigh”

Eco-friendly, Custom American-made clothing collection includes 15 sizing options

Taylar Leigh, a southern-based fashion designer and manufacturing engineer, is excited to announce the opening of her new online boutique store, TaylarLeighApparel.com (TLA).  The online store will carry Taylar’s signature line of “Organically American” made-to-order women’s lifestyle wear using quality, eco-friendly and natural fabrics.  Customers place their order choosing from 15 sizing options across petite, regular, and tall categories.  Each garment is uniquely made-to-order in a cutting-edge, U.S.-based plant specifically designed for on-demand manufacturing.  Mix and match color palettes include Arctic Grey, Winter White and Black.

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Atlanta women surprised by billboards honoring their clean-energy work

Atlanta's Power Women presented by Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo’s ATL100 campaign applauds “Atlanta Power Women” for their leadership on clean energy

Three Atlanta women got big surprises today, and if you look up as you’re driving around town, you might see them. Mark Ruffalo’s ATL100 campaign surprised these “Atlanta Power Women” by unveiling billboards honoring their leadership in advancing 100% clean energy.

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Ray C. Anderson Foundation Divests from Fossil Fuel Investments

The trustees of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation (the Foundation) have announced that the Foundation’s investment portfolio is now fossil fuel free and divested of investments in oil, coal and gas companies.  The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is a private family foundation that honors and shares the values that Ray C. Anderson (1934-2011), Founder and Chairman of Interface Inc., set forth when he put his company on a path to sustainability in 1994. The Foundation’s assets total approximately $50 million.

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Your Nature-Inspired Climate Change Solution May be Worth $100,000

Biomimicry Institute and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation are issuing a call to action to look to our planet’s living systems to create viable solutions to the current climate crisis.

Biomimicry has been called “an antidote to despair” because of its simple premise - that the sustainability issues we are wrestling with can be addressed if we study how living organisms have adapted to survive and thrive over the long haul. With the effects of global warming evident all around us, creating radically sustainable products, services, or systems that help communities become more resilient to climate change has never been more crucial.

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