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SC Johnson Studies Sustainable Consumer Behavior

SC Johnson is taking a radical new approach to sustainability by studying consumer behavior to figure out what makes people 'go green.'
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BottleHood Brings Glass Recycling Alive With Jewelry and Tableware

BottleHood, based in San Diego, is a small company doing big things with glass. Not just big, but also small beautiful.
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Fryer Grease Hits the Black Market

With oil prices up, fryer grease for biofuel has become the latest target of theft.
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NRDC Rates G20 on Renewable Energy, Urges Greater Action at Rio+20

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) yesterday released its Renewable Energy Scorecard, a report that ranks and analyzes G20 member nations' renewable energy…
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How Baseball Could Usher in a Greener American Future

Major League Baseball broke the color barrier 7 years before The Supreme Court ruled in favor of desegregation. Today, MLB is stepping up…
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PUMA Encourages Shoe Lovers to Write Obituaries to Their Old Shoes

PUMA has just started a “Bring Me Back” program, where it enables people to post their obituaries, together with a picture of the…
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Interfaith Coalition Urges Walmart to “Take It Back”

It is proxy season, which means all kinds of shareholder resolutions and protests are targeting some of America’s largest companies for a host…

Energy Efficient LEDs Displace Conventional Technology and Costs Shrink Overall

Costs are coming down on LEDs and lifespan of the bulbs have increased. Cleantech research reports this will cause the overall value of…
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Kimberly-Clark Goes Full Circle on Zero Waste, Sustainable Sourcing

Kimberly-Clark, the brands of which include Huggies, Kleenex and Kotex, set several sustainability goals for 2015 and updates its stakeholders on the company’s…
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AB InBev: A Lean, Mean, Water-Efficient Brewing Machine

Last week Anheuser-Busch InBev released its 2011 corporate social responsibility report, which focuses on waste diversion and water stewardship.
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GM Sees No Grounds to Throw Coffee Away

GM employees, led by its manager of waste reduction John Bradburn, are doing their part to divert waste from landfill. Watch for coffee…
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Green Data Centers: Is It Worth Running a “Losing” Race?

Explosive growth in mobile computing and cloud services has industry players, public and private sector organizations focused on greening the data center. But…
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Exclusive: Ford Cuts Global Waste by 100 Million Pounds and Counting

Today the Ford Motor Company announced huge successes in cutting waste at its factories and has pledged to ramp up those efforts in…
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Water from Desert Air: Wind Turbine System Can Produce 800 Liters/Day

A prototype wind-powered system from France's Eole Water has been producing as much as 800 l/d of clean water in desert conditions near…
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HP’s Printer Cartridge Recycling is More Than a Shred Ahead

At Hewlett Packard's recycling facility 20 miles southeast of Nashville in Smyrna, Tennessee, millions of empty printer cartridges find their way to a…