Is eco-certification what hotel guests are looking for when they go searching for accommodations? A Cornell University research team looked at that question in the hope of determining whether investing in green technology makes a difference to customers. The answers were both reassuring and confusing at the same time.
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Designing green roofs is not just about installing solar panels on large rooftops. It’s also about using the space to filter stormwater, enable energy efficiency, mitigate heat islands and provide habitat. The partnership will enable the collection of in-depth, real-time data on the largest green installation in Portland.
Each year 130 million pounds of CO2e are generated as a result of PVC production for packaging. Through the elimination of plastic packaging, PulpWorks’ immediate goal is to prevent more than half a million pounds of CO2e from entering the atmosphere with their environmentally friendly PW-Pack.
In its latest report, the Environmental Investigation Agency calls out Walmart for failing to implement up-to-date refrigerant technologies that would substantially reduce their super greenhouse gas HFC emissions.
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
Rapid developments in clean energy have changed our energy landscape and brought us into a new age of energy. These surprising facts demonstrate some of the most exciting new developments in renewables.
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.