Category Archives: Sustainability and Economics

Adaptation – Food Management for the 21st Century

Posted on March 18, 2014 by rsingram How much food do you waste a week? Americans on a whole waste more food than most people in the world. From NPR, the NRDC, as well as CNN reports of food waste … Continue reading

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Battling the Urban Heat Island Effect

There have been many studies that show concrete and asphalt and Urban Sprawl increase the temperatures of our Cities and our World! The Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect is a huge topic. There is study after study devoted to investigating … Continue reading

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What are Sustainable Rim Country’s Goals and Objectives

PROTECTING OUR FUTURE: SUSTAINABLE RIM COUNTRY Sustainable Rim Country, Inc. is a 501-c-3 non-profit organization dedicated to community-adopted activities that enhance the economic and environmental sustainability of our region, earth and human life. THE URGENCY * Widespread drought conditions in … Continue reading

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Renewable Vs. Non-Renewable Resources – Basic Science

Scientists and Economists talk about these two topics all the time! They are two basic terms that we learn in most science classes. We need to think about them a little harder. The great question in the world is do … Continue reading

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Who Coined the Term Global Warming?

It seems like it has been a part of our lexicon forever! Global warming whether you believe in it or not, is a term that has been around for a while. It seems like people have argued both sides for … Continue reading

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Are Electric Cars for you?

My first question to myself was…How Many different electric cars are there for sale? Ever since I put solar panels on my house and reduced my electric bill considerably, I have been thinking….Maybe I should get an electric car to … Continue reading

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Urban and Rural Food Deserts

Have you ever heard about food deserts? No I didn’t mean desserts, I meant Desert as in dry…barren, where living conditions are not favorable for either people or plants. I started working at a downtown office little over a year … Continue reading

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The Oceans, The Fish, The Plastic

Trying to combine Oceans, Fish and Plastic will be hard to do. I do like to fish, and I do like to fish in the Ocean! and I do use Plastic products! (It’s hard not to!) After a recent trip … Continue reading

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Welcome

The Mission Our mission is to encourage commitment from individuals, businesses, educational institutions, religious and civic organizations to implement and encourage environmentally sustainable activities that are dedicated to sustaining the natural resources of the Rim Country in order to conserve … Continue reading

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The Mission – Sustainable Rim Country Starts a New Era

The Mission Our mission is to encourage commitment from individuals, businesses, educational institutions, religious and civic organizations to implement and encourage environmentally sustainable activities that are dedicated to sustaining the natural resources of the Rim Country in order to conserve … Continue reading

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