Sustainable Business And A Chemical Free World

Sustainable Businesses Chemical Free Practices

The Futon Shop has a store in San Jose, California, an area that has the same mission as
 The Futon Shop Mission:  To be a part of a system that works to not cause harm to the Earth or to us humans.

In San Jose, the Silican Valley's history has shown its strong interest in eco-friendly outreach and presence amoung different levels of business and government agencies and compnaies throughout the neighborhoods and city. A great example of San Jose's mission to increase awareness and action with environmental issues is Regional Environmental Management System( EMS ) in 2001. The California EPA, Santa Clara Valley Water District, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and the Silicon Valley Environmental Partnership all became independent in 2004. As a result their has been the plan to reduce water waste and economic return.

Other plans in the city has been the EcoCloud, a plan  that mixed  public and private partners and  CEO's in San Jose, technology leaders, researchers government organizations, social network, all together to use each departments skills to make a sustainable Silicon Valley.

Four points of importance for the above:

1) Energy
2) Urban Water
3) Material
4) Transportation

What Are your thought on the above four? Do you think it is possible?

More on San Jose Issues, check out the Born in San Jose Blog
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