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In-Depth Article Examines the 25 Most Eco-Friendly Bank Buildings

A new web article by Online Accounting Degree Programs details 25 of the world's most eco-friendly bank buildings.

A new article by education website Online Accounting Degree Programs proves that bank buildings can be ecologically sound as well as aesthetically pleasing. "25 Most Impressive Eco-friendly Bank Buildings" is a collection of the most environmentally green financial buildings in the world. The article was launched as an incentive for eco-conscious accountants to seek employment with green banking institutions.

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Just Energy Proudly Sponsors Energy Day 2014 in Houston, Texas

North American energy retailer Just Energy  (NYSE: JE, TSX: JE) is proud to announce its sponsorship of Energy Day, Houston's largest free family festival showcasing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The family-focused festival will be held Saturday October 18th, 2014 at Sam Houston Park from 11am to 5pm with interactive demonstrations and exhibits about various forms of energy, science, technology, efficiency, and conservation.

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BabyEarth announces the introduction of free same day delivery service in the Austin Market

BabyEarth helps busy parents with everything they need, delivered right to their doorstep within hours of ordering. The company delivers in a stork themed van, and provides "delivery with no labor."

BabyEarth, a baby products retailer with an eco-friendly flair, introduces expedited delivery services in the Austin TX market.  BabyEarth offers over 10,000 items on its easy to shop website, and most are available for same day delivery via the Stork when an order is placed by 1PM. The coverage map for expedited delivery service via the Stork is here. "We know our customers are busy and may not be able to get to our store in Round Rock, or wait for standard delivery services, so we are pleased to offer same day, and other expedited services with our Stork" said Steve Steinberg, President and CEO of BabyEarth.  Mr. Steinberg developed the concept for the van with support from Lyon Advertising, Great Big Signs and key vendor partners Chicco, Graco, Maxi-Cosi, Nuna, Stokke and The Honest Co.

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Corner Bakery Cafe Wins Environmental Sustainability Award For Commitment To Energy Efficiency

EnTouch Controls Recognizes Neighborhood Cafe for Environmentally Conscious Practices

Interest in environmental sustainability continues to grow in the restaurant community, according to recent National Restaurant Association research. Restaurants are evaluating and participating in efforts to save resources as well as utility costs throughout the country.  Recently honored for its three-year commitment to environmental sustainability, Corner Bakery Cafe was awarded the annual Environmental Sustainability Award for its commitment to energy efficiency.  The award, presented by EnTouch Controls, is given to businesses that have made a significant positive impact on the environment.

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BRIT® Honors LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards of Lodi, California as Most Sustainable Winery

Randall Lange and son Aaron Lange Accept International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing at BRIT’s Annual Fête du Vin Wine Dinner and Auction

On Saturday, October 4, 2014, members and guests at BRIT’s annual fundraiser, Fête du Vin Wine Dinner and Auction toasted LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyards, the winner of the 2014 International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing, and raised glasses of the winemaker’s sustainably grown Centennial Zinfandel 2010.

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EPA Grant Helps Reduce Asbestos Exposure in Texas Schools

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Texas Department of State Health Services a grant to help reduce asbestos exposure in schools. The $124,741 grant will go toward compliance monitoring and assistance, public outreach, inspections, enforcement actions, and ensuring workers are properly trained and accredited.

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