Daily Archives: July 8, 2010

SEI Guide to Voluntary Initiatives in the Consumer Electronics Industry

The Sustainable Electronics Initiative has developed a guide to voluntary initiatives and partnerships focused on product stewardship of consumer electronics. The guide includes: U.S. Federal Initiatives Non-Profit Initiatives Donation Initiatives Corporate Initiatives Retailer Initiatives Trade-In Initiatives Foreign Initiatives Each listing … Continue reading

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EPA Launches a Collaborative Web Site for Integrated Environmental Modeling

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is launching a new on-line tool for scientific collaboration and knowledge sharing that was built by Purdue University with support from the agency. ┬áThe Integrated Environmental Modeling Hub (iemHUB) allows environmental researchers to analyze environmental … Continue reading

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Linking Green Buildings, Productivity and the Bottom Line

Read the full story at GreenerBuildings. Can promoting green initiatives and certifying the workplace as green increase productivity? And if so, what is the impact to the bottom line? A review of scientific literature and studies indicate quite conclusively that … Continue reading

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Spherical Oil Skimmer

ISTC’s Tim Lindsey has developed a possible method to clean up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Watch the YouTube video. Tim was also featured on the Channel 3 News. Read the story and watch the video here.

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