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Honduras Service Project (1)

A Day in Honduras

Overcoming poverty is incredibly difficult, but most experts agree that education is essential. Imagine for a moment you’re among the hundreds of millions in the third world who need corrective lenses, but can’t afford them. Your journey towards education and a better life is halted before it can begin... Our recent posts have explored ecoSolargy’s newly implemented CSR program. A vital aspect of the program is volunteering in our community....
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CSR + Clean Energy Conference Recap

This is a guest post from Jimmy Nhieu, VP of Project Development at ecoSolargy.  Jimmy was asked to speak at Micro CSR’s event about ecoSolargy’s current CSR efforts and the integration between CSR and Clean Energy.  (Note: CSR = Corporate Social Responsibility) In retrospect, the Micro CSR event hosted in Tucson, Arizona last week was an eye-opener for many people and businesses.  It provided insight to a new movement that is happening rapidly...
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A Day on the Farm

Summer is drawing to a close. Kids are returning to school, beach crowds are thinning, and manatees are migrating back to the Florida coast (don’t worry, this manatee is staying in sunny SoCal). For farmers, however, the end of summer signifies the start of their major harvest. Farming has evolved rapidly over the past 150 years from small, individually-owned plots to the vast factory farms we know today. Work that used to take weeks now takes days...
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Ready, Set, Low-Flow!

Go green! Be eco-friendly! Buy environmentally-conscious, natural, recycled, organic, free-trade everythings! We hear these buzzwords daily but, as Kermit taught us, it’s not always easy “being green”. The fact is, we live in a world filled with disposable cell phones, styrofoam-housed fast food, and energy-hungry air conditioning. And to be totally honest, we kinda like it that way. Why, Convenience and Comfort are two of America’s founding...
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A Day at the Beach JTDW46C9HNVB

Communities are important. They’re where we make friends, raise families, enjoy free time, gain education, and earn a living. Our communities give us a lot, but all too often we don’t take time to give back. Don’t get me wrong, between all the stress and obligations we have day to day it’s tough to find time for anything extra. Giving back takes making a commitment, and that’s what we’re trying to do here at ecoSolargy as a part of our...
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