Biolite has won awards for two innovative camp stove solutions for cooking in developing countries that eliminate toxic smoke and generate electricity for cell phone charging.
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EPEAT asked if they could respond to the post we ran earlier this week about Greenpeace and iFixit’s concerns over EPEAT’s rating system and we were happy to add their voice to the mix.
EPEAT says that questions raised about its verification are off target – the underlying standards for the system may need updating, but EPEAT has to verify to the standards as they exist. Knowledgeable stakeholders are encouraged to participate in standards updates.
Edeniq Inc., surrounded by farms and orchards growing some of America’s most valuable crops, is pushing the boundaries of cellulosic ethanol innovation.
Industrial symbiosis makes the most of any underused resources (materials, water, energy, expertise and so on) by asking how one company’s surplus can meet another’s needs.
Australian carbon trading took another step forward last month when the first carbon credits under the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme were issued.
A green alternative to Amazon, Vine.com allows users to choose to filter products by B Corp, Fair Trade, Made in the USA, and cruelty-free at the site level, and then within categories by specific certifications and even by values.
While a new GfK study shows a pushback among consumers when it comes to paying premium for green products, empirical data shows a different picture.
Aesthetics of the built environment don’t just make things look better, but rather enhance the usability and productivity of the things we buy and the buildings we inhabit.
Boeing has found that demonstrations [in partnership with airlines] helps accelerate focus on technology, and give a sense of urgency in developing environmentally progressive technologies.
Think about the last big event you attended – low impact is probably not the first phrase that pops into your head. Event planning leaves a heavy footprint…
Kathy Zarsky – entrepreneur, systems thinker, process mapper, green building leader, Biomimicry Specialist and founder of BiomimicryTX – convened a panel at the SXSW Eco Conference in Austin, Texas last week with four other panelists who are innovators in biomimetic design. Their session discussed ways to utilize nature’s guiding principles to inform and transform our organizations.