Daily Archives: November 24, 2010

GE Announces Ecomagination Challenge Winners

Read the full post at EcoGeek. GE’s 10-week Ecomagination Challenge received nearly 4,000 ideas from more than 150 countries.  The winners include companies making smart cooling and heating systems, energy management software, EV charging systems, high-tech climate-control windows and more.

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The Story Behind Solar Gard's Environmental Product Declaration

Read the full story at GreenerBuildings. What does it take compile an environmental product declaration? For the maker of Solar Gard window films, it was a two-year project to amass data spanning the lifecycle of the product line and its … Continue reading

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The Greening of Professional Sports

Read the full story at GreenBiz. You’re looking above at AT&T Park, where the World Series champion San Francisco Giants play. It’s one of the greenest stadiums in the country, writes Amanda Little in Forbes.

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Building Energy Policy in a Post-Midterm World

Read the full story at GreenerBuildings. The balance of power is swinging in Congress and many statehouses. Enthusiasm for climate and energy policy is fading and elected officials are promising massive spending cuts. What does this mean for building energy … Continue reading

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Tackling High-Tech Trash

Read the full report by Elizabeth Grossman, author of High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health. Amid all the headlines about technological marvels and high-tech business icons, far less attention has been paid to the huge volumes … Continue reading

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Research Laboratory of Electronics at MIT

From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2010. http://scout.wisc.edu/ Research Laboratory of Electronics at MIT [pdf] http://www.rle.mit.edu/ As one of the most well known research laboratories in the world, the Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) at MIT has produced important … Continue reading

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Do U.S. Consumers Have Green Fatigue?

Read the full post at Triple Pundit. In February 2010, Burson-Marsteller released what seemed like a green marketers’ dream report. Their second annual Corporate Social Responsibility Perceptions survey results indicated that despite the recession, the vast majority of consumers said … Continue reading

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Revisting the Fiji Water Question With Sourcemap.org

Read the full post at Triple Pundit. Three years ago, Pablo Paster wrote a post on 3p which attempted to quantify the various environmental impacts embodied in a bottle of FIJI brand bottled water. The post was the stuff of … Continue reading

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Study: CEOs with MBAs Greener Than Those Without

Read the full story in BusinessWeek. If you’re an MBA or prospective MBA, there aren’t many reasons to be cheerful this holiday season. The job market for MBA talent is coming back, but slowly, and the persistent criticism of the … Continue reading

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When Does Reuse Become Hoarding?

Read the full post at Treehugger. Whether it’s brilliant ways to reuse your books, or an easy way to reuse wine corks, TreeHugger has seen plenty of craftsy, DIY examples of reuse as a creative way to greener living. But … Continue reading

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