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What Makes a Carbon Credit High-Quality?

– Teresa Madaleno: Not all carbon credits are equal. Some are of poor quality so you might not be getting what you think. Poor quality …....

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There is Hope When it Comes to the Environment

– Teresa Madaleno: A lot of the environment-related news we read and hear about is negative; however, it looks like we will see more positive &h....

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How Telehealth Has Helped the Environment

– Lane Simond: A recent study shows that telehealth systems during the first two years of the pandemic resulted in significant savings for both....

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Climate Change and Cardio Health

– Teresa Madaleno: Two recent studies suggest that hot and cold environments cause a response in the body that can result in cardiovascular prob....

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Why We Should Care About Pollination Loss

– Orsen Coverly: COP15, the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Montreal shed more light on the importance of protecting our ecosystem. Po....

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The Hard Facts About Electronic Waste

– Lane Simond: We have always been consumers, but many retail experts will argue that consumerism really began following the introduction of the....

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More Efficient Mining of Bitcoin Creates Huge Opportunity for E-Waste Recyclers

– Teresa Madaleno: Over the last couple years, there has been much debate about the amount of energy required in mining cryptocurrency, but now....

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How to Make Your Holiday Season Green

– Lane Simond: The holiday season can be a lot of fun, but it can also be damaging to the environment. The energy from lights … Continue....

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Addressing Climate Change Can Improve Financial Performance Study Shows

– Teresa Madaleno: There has always been a perception that if a company focuses on addressing climate change, it will be too expensive and hurt....

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Sparta Group Applauds U of T for Being Second in World Sustainability Ranking

– Lane Simond: Sustainability rankings are becoming an important measurement as more investors and consumers demand environmental accountability....

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Turning Your Pile of E-Waste into Opportunity

– Lane Simond: Technology is so entrenched in both our personal, as well as professional lives. Everything from wearable monitors, and smart hom....

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Carbon Credits 101: Understanding How Carbon Credits Are Used to Reduce GHG Footprint

– Teresa Madaleno: In a modern world, dominated by advanced technology and automation, reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) is a monumental challenge....

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Four Real Reasons Companies Promise to Reduce Carbon Footprint

– Teresa Madaleno: A business with a “social purpose” is a company that strives to create a better world. Many companies by virtue of what &....

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Copper Shortage Means More Business for Recyclers

– Teresa Madaleno: While Sparta Group’s research project looking into the recovery of lithium and other metals from spent Lithium- ion batteri....

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The Cost of a Data Breach and How Sparta Can Protect You

– Teresa Madaleno: We have had the privilege of handling the electronic waste of some of the most reputable and well-known brands in the world,....

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