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Daily Archives: February 18, 2011
Read the full post at The Walden Effect. I’ve posted previously about the benefits of biochar, but how does biochar actually cause those increases in crop yield? It’s probably easiest for the average gardener to understand that the increase in … Continue reading
The hospitality industry utilizes vast amounts of resources including materials, energy, and water. This webinar is a case study on how some enterprising individuals were able to move their hotel chains to go green; not only reducing the environmental footprint … Continue reading
Nanotechnology offers a range of benefits over traditional materials and enables the development of innovative applications and products. However, there are often concerns about the safety aspects and to what extent these have been investigated. High-quality measurements are the basis … Continue reading
Read the press release from Rochester Institute of Technology. Let algae do the dirty work. Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are developing biodiesel from microalgae grown in wastewater. The project is doubly “green” because algae consume nitrates and phosphates … Continue reading
Read the full story at GreenerBuildings. The city of San Francisco will require owners of commercial buildings of at least 10,000 square feet to conduct an energy audit every five years and benchmark the energy performance annually under an ordinance … Continue reading
Read the full post at GreenBiz. Staples Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples Inc., has expanded its Sustainable Earth line with eco-friendly kitchen, breakroom and janitorial products, the majority of them certified for compostability or recycled content.
Read the full post at GreenerBuildings. I’m here at Day 1 of the State of Green Business Forum in Washington DC, the beginning of the end-cap of a three-week, cross-country marathon that began in San Francisco February 4th, wound through … Continue reading
Read the full post at Two Steps Forward. A bill introduced in California’s state Senate last week holds enormous potential to give sustainable business a push by making it — well, legal.
Read the full post at New York Times Green. The new Republican chairman of a House energy and power subcommittee delivered a decidedly mixed verdict on President Obama’s energy policies on Wednesday.