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Seventh Generation Launches the Million Baby Crawl for Toxic Chemical Reform

Take a look at the baby in this video. He’s innocent, adorable, and completely irresistible . . . At least that’s how Seventh Generation hopes the U.S. Congress sees it. Seventh Generation, the nation’s leading brand of non-toxic and environmentally-safe household and personal care products, has joined forces with eco-advocate Erin Brockovich and Safer Chemicals, … Continued

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Double Helix Uses DNA to Track Timber, Fight Illegal Logging

Think of it as CSI for the timber industry. Singapore-based Double Helix Tracking Technologies (DHTT) uses DNA tests to verify the origins of timber. Essentially, it’s the same technology that’s used in forensics and paternity testing –only DHTT has adapted it specifically for wood. “What we’ve done is to develop a very creative solution that … Continued

AdaptivCool Greens Data Centers by Solving Air Distribution Problem

Odds are, your data center feels as cold as a meat locker. And if it does, you’re wasting energy –and money. Data centers don’t need to be ice cold, says Rajesh  Nair, the founder and CTO of Degree Controls, Inc., based in New Hampshire. Rather than over-compensating for server heat loads, he explains, companies need … Continued

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eBay Builds State-of-the-art Green Data Center in Utah

Online auction site eBay is building a $334 million state-of-the-art, environmentally responsible data center in the suburbs of Salt Lake City, Utah. eBay says this data center will showcase the best and most innovative thinking in green data center design, technology, construction and operation, and Triple Pundit asked Mazen Rawashdeh, VP Technology Operations, eBay Inc., … Continued

Tips From UPS: Why and How to Start Greening Your Data Center

We’ve all heard the good news: Improving efficiencies at your data center is a sure-fire way to cut energy costs and reduce GHG emissions. But, let’s face it. The prospect of greening a data center can seem overwhelming. After all, data centers are complicated, unwieldy and high-tech. Even the most intrepid sustainability manager may take … Continued

Xerox Aims for Carbon Neutrality and Paper Sustainability

Xerox wants to be carbon-neutral … and that’s not all. The company also wants to: Eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals to achieve a zero toxic footprint. Develop a “zero waste to landfill” goal for its company-wide operations. Insure that 100 percent of its paper, by volume, meets stringent requirements for a sustainable paper cycle. … Continued

Europe Moves Towards Universal Cell Phone Charger – How Far Behind Is US?

Earlier this year, leading telecommunications companies, including Apple, Motorola and Samsung, made a commitment to start making cell phones that can be charged using a universal charger. In Europe, that change seems to be on the fast-track now that several of these manufacturers have agreed that, beginning in 2010, all their devices sold there will … Continued

EDF Climate Corps Makes the Business Case for Energy Efficiency Investments

Energy efficiency. It’s the cheapest, fastest, and cleanest energy resource available to your business today. Sure, rooftop solar panels and on-site wind turbines may seem like the epitome of ultra-green chic right now. But, whatever energy efficiency lacks in “glitz,” it more than makes up for in bottom-line benefits. It’s simple: reducing your company’s energy … Continued