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Title:  Zero Waste Economic Development: Where Economy and Ecology Harmonize - Green Fire Times, April 2013 Edition

Summary:  http://greenfiretimes.com/2013/04/zero-waste-economic-development-where-economy-and-ecology-harmonize/ Page 15 of the Green Fire Times, April 2013 issue

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Title:  Linking: Inventing and Incubating New Businesses - An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Summary:  Page 15 of Green Fire Times´ November 2010 issue: Promoting an Idea Bank, Think Tank and Mapping of linked businesses in Northern New Mexico. http://greenfiretimes.com/

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Title:  Mining for Golden Business Ideas, published in the Sustainable Santa Fe Resource Guide, EarthCare International, 2009.

Summary:  Our landfills will be the mines of the future. How can we start new businesses from diverted wastes? Economic Development = Zero Waste = Reduced Taxes = More Jobs... etc.

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Title:  Playing Our Way to Sustainability, With Free Sample Game Enclosed!

Summary:  A two-part article written for the international Greening of Industry Conference 2003 in San Francisco, CA that explains: 1. Playing is a way of implementing activities together, and 2. An early example of Waste-As-Value Links (WAV-Links) - where we began linking stakeholders toward zero waste through economic development in New Mexico. This effort didn´t reach critical mass, but new efforts are now underway through the non-profit Sustainable Communities /ZERI NM, Inc. margo@wavlinks.org

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Title:  Increasing Wisdom and Emotional Well-being in Turbulent Times

Summary:  By supporting each other in wisdom and emotional well-being, we are making a better future for us all! Published in LINEzine (Learning In the New Economy) October 2001

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Title:  Webcast Presentation: Entrepreneurship Webcast Session II of "Put Yourself in the Driver’s Seat: Getting on the Road to Self-Employment or a Job That’s Right for You" University of Illinois at Chicago´s Nat´l Research & Training Center

Summary:  Have you ever thought, “I could run that business better?” Would you rather work for yourself? Would you like to sell something you make with your own hands? Thinking about starting your own business can feel like getting in the driver’s seat of a car with a foggy windshield. Listen to this session to learn what you want to know before you start your engine and head toward a new entrepreneurial venture. With handouts and slides on website.

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Title:  The “Alchemy” of the ZERI Systems Approach: A golden opportunity for chemists!

Summary:  Chapter for Sustainable Development in the Chemical Industry: A Practical Approach. Beth Beloff, Robert Pojasek, et al. Publication Summer 2004. John Wiley Press

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Title:  Are You Throwing Away Your Profits? Speech for the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality´s Sustainability Summit 2004

Summary:  Contact Covington Consulting for more information regarding presentation on how an environmental excellence approach to business can provide increased profits and reduced risk. And, by linking waste streams, clusters of businesses can increase their profits together.

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Title:  America The Green podcast: Personal Sustainability

Summary:  In today’s show, America the Green gets personal. Instead of the how-to’s and what-not’s of solving global warming, we dive into the core of ourselves to discover the change that’s really needed is a change within. Our guest, Margo Covington is internationally recognized for her expertise in “Sustainable Entreprenuership.” She also helps organizations create strategic and action planning to make sustainability work from the inside out.

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Articles About Me:
Title:  Pinna Manegite: Uniquely Recycled in New Mexico, by Lena Hakim, Published in FIVE Magazine, June 2009.

Summary:  Trash Mining is Good Business: A one-of-a-kind workshop series called “Mining for Golden Business Ideas” was off ered in Santa Fe last year, to introduce creative and innovative business ideas for recycled materials.

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Title:  Margo Covington: Staying Green Financially and Environmentally

Summary:  In NMSBDC´s Network News, October 2001: Ms. Covington’s firm, Covington Consulting of Santa Fe, has worked with clients ranging from the New Mexico Environment Department to Lucent Technologies and the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos Council, to facilitate change and increase profits while restoring the environment.

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