Week 3

Upcycled “Glocalization”

Adam Fernandez Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Headline:  “Upcycled Glocalization” Date:  September 13, 2012 Source:  TriplePundit.com Abstract:  In this article that I found during my research for recycling, I discovered a thing called “upcycling.” According to Wikipedia, upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products. This article … Continue reading

Week 3

A Taste of Bay Area Green

Justin Yoon Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Heading: Two dozen tours of green buildings in a conference at San Francisco, suggests the new green and sustainable lifestyle of living. Date:  09/10/2012 Source:  Metropolis Magazine Abstract: USGBC’s annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, which was held in San Francisco this November, there are some interesting things going on which should … Continue reading

Week 3

Starbucks experiments with its waste coffee grounds and unsold food to become potential ingredients of laundry detergent and plastics

Rachal Tai Section: Cope Global Now: Abstract Heading: Starbucks experiments with its waste coffee grounds and unsold food to become potential ingredients of laundry detergent and plastics Date:  08/31/2012 Source:  LA Times – Business // American Chemical Society Abstract: Starbucks, obliging to its motto, is trying to make the world a better place by pushing the … Continue reading