LA to Power Wastewater Treatment with Waste Biogas

Constellation, subsidiary of Exelon Corporation and Los Angeles Sanitation, recently announced they broke ground on a 25-megawatt (MW) biogas fueled cogeneration plant. It…
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Toyota’s New 2016 Prius Pumps Up Hybrid Market With Sport And Style

Toyota's new 2016 Prius line adds a generous helping of fun to the hybrid experience, with a raft of new fuel efficiency improvements…
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First Solar Road Surpasses Expectations

Located in the Netherlands, SolaRoad is the first road of its kind to make a unique foray in pollution-free solar energy. In the…
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Google, LinkedIn Campus Layouts at Odds with Urban Living

The city of Mountain View, California -- home to Google, LinkedIn, Intuit and Microsoft's Silicon Valley office -- boasts gorgeous campuses for work…

Did Airbnb Win or Lose On Prop F?

Airbnb successfully lobbied to defeat a ballot initiative that sought to limit house-sharing in San Francisco. But did the company really win?
Indianapolis is one of several cities adopting 'default to green' policies. Its new bike-sharing program is just one of many sustainable development initiatives underway.

Cities Adopting ‘Default To Green’

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth sits down with Gil Friend, chief sustainability officer for the city of Palo Alto, California, about an intriguing…
B Corp certification is an important step to becoming a truly sustainable business. But it's only half the battle, says

Certified B Corps Are Only Halfway Done

B Corp certification is an important step to becoming a truly sustainable business. But it's only half the battle, says one entrepreneur.

How We Got Into This Mess: A History of Bay Area Transportation

Today, the San Francisco Bay Area is in the midst of another boom, but its transportation system is at peak capacity. Here's how…
Santa Clara University's CITRUS House.

College Students Living Sustainably

At CITRUS (Community Initiative To Restore Urban Sustainability) House, students from Santa Clara University are practicing a cooperative and eco-friendly lifestyle.

Tech Titans: Community Citizens?

As companies continue to pressure Bay Area communities to build new office parks, they often fail to lobby for housing and transportation options…
This water reclamation installation in Santa Monica, California, proves grey-water recycling can be big business.

Sustainability’s Gold Mine: Grey-Water Recycling

Grey-water recycling systems have the ability to drastically alter the way we look at our water usage, so why are they not widely…
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California Restricts Livestock Antibiotic Use with Little Resistance From Industry

Right on the heels of last week’s landmark passage of the SB 350 climate bill, which commits the state to reducing carbon emissions…
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Nestlé’s Expired Permit Prompts Water Diversion Lawsuit

Yesterday, three California nonprofit organizations joined together in a lawsuit against the U.S. National Forest Service. Their beef? Nestle's water bottling permit in…
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Ambitious California Renewables Legislation Signed Into Law

Signed by Gov. Jerry Brown during a ceremony this week at the Griffith Park Observatory in Los Angeles, Senate Bill 350 mandates that…

Divestment’s Impact is More Than Just Money

The divestment campaign – a grassroots movement to get public pensions, university endowments, and other large funds to remove fossil fuels companies from…