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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:
2) Urban Water
What Are your thought on the above four? Do you think it is possible?
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