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Daily Archives: September 3, 2008
For a full-color, graphic version of this newsletter, go to http://greenbiz.com/enewsletter. When Printing, Every Design Choice Matters By Jonathan Bardelline http://www.greenbiz.com/podcast/2008/08/21/when-printing-every-design-choice-matters Until the day of the paperless business arrives, companies have plenty of options to reduce the impact of their … Continue reading
Read the full post at Eco-Geek. Dell’s new Studio Hybrid has received EPEAT Gold, which means the desktop meets all 23 required criteria, plus at least 75% of the optional criteria listed by the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool. The … Continue reading
Read the full post at Greentech Media. It’s a dimmer switch that potentially could save megawatts of power. HID Laboratories, a Silicon Valley startup armed with technology from Oak Ridge, Tennessee, has developed a digital ballast for controlling high intensity discharge (HID) … Continue reading
Read the full story in the New York Times. An experimental Web site allows users to upload the data they want to visualize, then try sophisticated tools to generate interactive displays. Try Many-Eyes.com.
Read the full story in the Los Angeles Times. Lead, mercury and arsenic were found in the traditionally Indian herbal mixtures at levels that would surpass California safety guidelines, says a researcher who is calling for FDA curbs.
Read the full story in the Boston Globe. The city’s largest property owner – spurred by high energy prices and rising demand from tenants – is seeking “green” certification for all of its office buildings, marking a major milestone in … Continue reading
Read the full story in Products Finishing. In the finishing industry, “green” is a term used (or sometimes over-used) to describe the move toward more environmentally friendly and safe coating materials and processes. Increasingly strict federal, state and local environmental … Continue reading
Read the full story in the San Francisco Chronicle. Since before Wyatt Earp gambled with Doc Holliday in Tombstone, Arizona, and the rich and famous flocked to Monte Carlo casinos on the Riviera, poker chips have been weighted down with … Continue reading
Read the full story at News.com. The Democratic Party has boasted that its convention here will be “the most environmentally-sustainable” gathering in the party’s history, complete with a director of sustainability, low-power lighting in some areas, and calculations of carbon … Continue reading