July 2010

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2011 Biomimicry Professional Certification Program – Deadline 7/15

Posted by on 14 Jul 2010 | Tagged as: biomimicry

A quick reminder that the application for the 2011 Biomimicry Professional Certification Program is due July 15th ~ Apply online!
The Biomimicry Professional Certification Program not only provides the most comprehensive biomimicry education currently available, it also affords an intellectually stimulating learning environment that allows for unique leadership and networking opportunities.
Now in its second year, the two-year program will accept just 16 participants. The Biomimicry Institute seeks a dynamic group of four biologists, four engineers, four designers, and four businesspeople from around the world for the 2011-2013 cohort to embark on an incredible academic journey together.
Past graduates are teaching biomimicry workshops around the world, speaking at international conferences, and consulting with Fortune 500 clients on some of their most intriguing sustainability and design innovation challenges.
If you have any questions on the process that cannot be answered by our online FAQs, please email bpcp@biomimicryinstitute.org
Thank you for your interest; we look forward to reading your application!
Dr. Dayna Baumeister, Keystone
Erin Leitch, Professional Pathways Integrator

Kids Clothing Exchange

Posted by on 07 Jul 2010 | Tagged as: Less Stuff


A while back I wrote about making more use out of less stuff. Here is an example of a startup gaining some traction:

ThredUP aims to bring affordability and convenience to the children’s clothing market, which is estimated to be valued as a $1 billion space. The platform allows parents to exchange boxes of outgrown kids clothing and shoes for new items that fit. Continued at TechCrunch…