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5 Things to Know Today: November 28, 2016

5 Things to Know Today: November 28, 2016

Liz Biscevic—5 Things to Know Today

Photo via Concepticos Plasticos

Photo via Concepticos Plasticos

In case you missed it, there’s a Columbian entrepreneur who’s tackling homelessness and pollution with one company, Bernie Sanders and other environmental leaders talk about hope in Trump’s America, and we have nine easy ways you can save money in your apartment. 

1. Telegraph: There’s a Columbian entrepreneur who’s solving pollution and homelessness with one big idea.

Oscar Mendez’s startup, Concepticos Plasticos, transforms unwanted plastic into construction material to build permanent housing for the homeless community.

2. Heatst: These 5 apps will make you richer.

For many people, starting a savings plan can feel overwhelming. These five automated tools let you save without even thinking about it.

3. Salon: This is what environmental leaders are saying about hope and the future of the planet

Science educators, the Natural Resources Defense Council president, Bernie Sanders, and others talk about why they are still hopeful for a sustainable future, and why you should be, too.

4. Forbes: Why you should invest in sustainable companies.

Nasdaq’s Director of Corporate Responsibility, Evan Harvey, manages corporate sustainability, philanthropy, and volunteering efforts and believes there is a positive correlation between corporate sustainability and financial performance. 

5. Homify: 9 ways to save money in your apartment.

These tips are often overlooked, but can save you a pretty penny on your energy bill.

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