Pure (Project Urban Renewable Energy)

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The Mission

It is the mission of the Project Urban Renewable Energy (PURE) to be actively engaged in educating communities in the areas of energy efficiency, urban renewal, green technology and environmental justice issues in order to help facilitate building collaborative sustainable communities across America.

What Are the Options to Solve the Flint Water Crisis?  

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THE PURE RECYCLING REMIX CHALLENGE

In an effort to encourage recycling on  HBCU campuses, student organizations were challenged by PURE to Remix a Recycle Bin to be used on campus for recycling. 

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Pure Blog

Earth Day #FlintWaterCrisis Exodus?

Earth Day 2016 , a celebration started in 1970 to bring attention to environmental stewardship and issues. Today the United Nations has over 170 Countries on board to sign the historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change. These negotiations took place last December in Paris at COP21. Yet today I have to ask do we have to consider an Exodus for the people of Flint? The Paris Agreement puts a focus on reducing our carbon footprint and carbon emissions around the globe. Clean Air is important but we also can't survive without clean water. Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan is doing

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THE WAR FOR WATER? The Genesis of The Flint Water Crisis

"In Flint we can't drink the water, we can't drink the water and haven't been able in two years" - Dr. Karen Weaver Mayor of Flint Michigan. This is outrageous when Flint is located near the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth, the "Great Lakes" containing 21% of the world's surface fresh water. Nestle one of the largest bottled water companies is able to pump millions of gallons of water from the Great Lakes for free. Which in turn of course they sell as bottled water. Juxtapose Nestle getting access to clean water  with the residents of flint who have

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What Are the Options for the #FlintWaterCrisis

In this episode of Building Collaborative Communities we discuss the city of Flint, Michigan and the #FlintWaterCrisis. What are options and solutions for the citizens, can we do more than send bottled water? Who is going to get paid to rebuild the infrastructure in flint? Will the Governor be using "no-bid" contracts? How long will it take to replace the pipes throughout the city? Djuan Coleon, CEO of PURE answers these questions and more in this episode of "Building Sustainable Communities"

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PLEASE JOIN US THURSDAY JANUARY 14,2016 AT 7 PM EST. **LIVE EVENT** MLK WEEK

 

FLYER Building the Beloved Community with Environmental Justice

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Djuan Coleon
Executive Director
Kimberly Corbin
Board Member
Kimberly King
Board Member

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