Tina is a career public information specialist and former Deputy Director of Public Affairs of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection, and author of books and articles on recycling and other conservation themes. She writes frequently on sustainable tech issues for Triple Pundit and other websites, with a focus on military, government and corporate sustainability, and she is currently Deputy Director of Public Information for the County of Union, New Jersey. Follow Tina on twitter, @TinaMCasey https://twitter.com/#!/TinaMCasey.

International Paper waste management

International Paper Sets Goal for Zero Waste

International Paper has set a medium-term goal to reduce waste sent to landfills 30 percent by 2020, with aspirational goal of achieving zero manufacturing waste.

Shell LEGO Greenpeace critic

Greenpeace Challenges Lego on Shell Gas Station Set

Greenpeace is an expert at raising awareness about critical environmental issues but the organization is not infallible, and it may have picked a loser with its latest target: the Lego Group. Last week, Greenpeace accused Lego of “keeping bad company” by renewing its longstanding brand co-promotion of Royal Dutch Shell LEGO® playsets.

Skyscrapers

Is LEED Becoming the New Normal?

The USGBC’s signature LEED green building program is becoming the “new normal” for the building industry, creating new ways for companies to stand out from the crowd.

SunBell Solar Lamp

Product Review: SunBell Solar Lamp and Phone Charger

The Little Sun and SunBell solar lamps by Bright Products demonstrate how industrial designers meet the challenges of solar cells with attractive, intuitive designs and multi-use devices.