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Carpet Recycling Jumps 52 Percent in 2013

Fourteen percent of carpet was recycled into new products or used to produce energy last year – rather than buried in landfills –…
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Is Too Much Bottled Water Coming from Drought Stricken Regions?

Much bottled water is coming from drought stricken regions, notably California, which is in its third year of drought.
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Bigger Fish Eye Mid-Tier Smart Energy Storage Market

With states such as California, New York and Hawaii turning to intelligent energy storage solutions to enhance grid reliability in the face of…
Isidore Electronics Recycling provides job opportunities for previously incarcerated Los Angeles residents while finding a new home for e-waste.

3p Weekend: 11 Companies That Hire the Formerly Incarcerated

It's no secret that finding a job after being released from prison is an often insurmountable task, leading to skyrocketing recidivism rates across…
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California, Massachusetts Top U.S. Clean Tech Rankings

California ranked tops in clean tech leadership among U.S. states for the fifth year running, while three California metro areas took the top…
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Bill’s Passage Boosts California Distributed Energy and Storage

With energy storage poised to make a real impact on California's emerging distributed clean energy ecosystem, SB 861 funds the Self-Generation Incentive Program…
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Healthy Forests Promoted Under California Cap-and-Trade

April marked a milestone for forest carbon projects when the California Air Resources Board issued the first forest carbon offsets to a project…
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2012 Postcode Lottery Green Challenge Winner: Molly Morse Recycles Greenhouse Gas into Plastic

Plastics are a thorn in the side of environmentalists: The ubiquitous material is made from nonrenewable resources like oil, may leach chemicals over…
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California Drought Cost Nears $2 Billion

Pulling from groundwater reserves will help ease the the $1.7 billion in estimated economic impact from the California drought. But what are the…
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Gov. Jerry Brown: California is the ‘Epicenter’ of Climate Change

On Monday, Gov. Jerry Brown called California the “epicenter of climate change” while speaking at the University of California's Giannini Foundation of Agricultural…
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California Joins Push For National Fuel Cell EV Network

California joins national H2 USA partnership to kickstart the fuel cell electric vehicle market.
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California Climate Tax is Reducing Electricity Bills

The California Climate Tax is an innovative public policy idea for addressing climate change by taxing pollution to fund residential electric bill credits.
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Energy Efficiency: The Nation’s Cheapest Energy Resource

What method of electricity generation is cheaper than solar, wind, oil or even coal? Trick question; it’s energy you don’t need to produce…
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Carson City, Calif. Puts a Temporary Ban On Oil and Gas Drilling

The five members of the Carson City Council voted unanimously to put a 45-day ban on new oil and gas drilling.
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First Interstate Water Credits Program Launched in the Ohio River Basin

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on March 11 officially launched the first water quality pilot trades in the Ohio River Basin. The…