Author: Leon Kaye
The plastic microbeads used in many personal care products harm marine life and have already been banned in three states. Metabolix and Honeywell are working on manufacturing microbeads that biodegrade and release no toxins into the environment.
The Healthy Corners program distributes fresh produce to small corner stores in ‘food deserts’ that can try selling it at a profit with almost no financial risk. Although the program is poised to have a big impact on D.C., some question whether or not food deserts — or areas lacking grocery stores — really affect residents’ health.
Last week, three U.S. Senators sent 100 letters to businesses and organizations requesting information to glean whether they were funding climate deniers.
Jordan has numerous challenges, but it is rich in one resource: sunshine. Now the kingdom is accelerating the adoption of solar, starting with the country’s 6,000 mosques.
Famed yacht designer Christian Grande of Italy has proposed AbiFloat, which combines modular building and luxury in a floating village setting.
Business and Human Rights Resource Center released an interactive platform that sheds light on the effects companies and governments have on human rights.
Benetton announced last week that it would contribute to a fund set up to compensate victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh.
Target’s will double its “Made to Matter” product line, which includes a variety of brands that are made with organic and sustainable ingredients.
Little about GM’s Technical Center in Warren, MI has changed, but this icon of modernist architecture has started a slow green building upgrade.