By Haris Alibašić Through the careful development of a sustainability plan, the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan has become one of the most sustainability planning-oriented communities in the United States. In a presentation entitled Taking Sustainable Cities Seriously: How Cities Choose their Paths Towards Sustainability to the Community Sustainability Partnership Summit held in Grand Rapids … Continued
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Globally, there’s an important shift in what it means for building materials and products to qualify as “green.” Green building certification schemes are integrating life cycle assessment (LCA) as a tool to quantify, communicate and manage environmental impacts from the scale of individual products to whole buildings.
Helpsy sells high-end ethical fashion pieces that must meet several attributes, including non-disposable, well-made, made of eco-conscious materials, up-cycled or recycled, among others.
A Q&A with Dartmouth engineering professor Brenden Epps on wind and hydrokinetic energy. Professor Epps discusses his research on wind and hydrokinetic energy technologies and their potential as economical solutions to providing energy for a sustainable society.
SPECIAL SERIES: The Business Of Biking
Is the Age of the Automobile over? Driving and car ownership is declining, and younger generations, beginning most notably with Millennials, are embracing alternate transportation. Bikes are cool again and cities need to realize that bike lanes are crucial for attracting a younger workforce.
Shortly after launching a line of Great Value LED lightbulbs for less than $10 at all U.S. stores, Walmart announced last week that it will open its first 100 percent LED-lit store in South Euclid, Ohio.
SXSWeco 2013 had business leaders, nonprofit leaders and some people who were both. Benefit corporations, municipalities, the media, disruptors and even a celebrity or two. Here are 20 inspiring quotes.
Meet the first finalist of Sustainable Brands Innovation Open London, O2E Technologies. The UK-based startup is on its way to cleaning up the world’s overflowing landfills. O2E has developed a full waste-to-energy conversion system with which it turns various types of solid waste into new products, such as plastic into fuel or food waste into compost for use in vertical growing systems.
We’ve long been impressed with Autodesk’s contribution to the smart or “green” building design movement so it was only logical that I ask Emma how that contribution spreads to the greater idea of smart cities.