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Seals of Approval: Paper Certification Systems

Sustainable forestry practices are at the heart of the North American paper and pulp industry. Thanks to an ever-growing variety of consumer resources,…
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South Korean Utility Acquires UTC Power Fuel Cells to Meet Clean Energy Goals

Fuel cells have proven to be especially popular with South Korea's electric utilities. UTC Power's sold 14 of its PureCell Model 400 systems…
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Sitting Down (On the Toilet) For a Good Cause

Who Gives a Crap needs $100,000 and hopes to attract pre-orders from contributors who, they hope, will be persuaded by the fact that…
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You Want Fries with Your Charge?

At the Great Escape Restaurant you can recharge yourself and your EV.
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Apple’s Withdrawal from EPEAT Indicates a Shift Away from Sustainability

Apple has just pulled out of EPEAT, a green consumer electronics rating system. This step means that Apple will no longer submit its…
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The Edible and Not-So Edible Materials Ending Up In Ford Cars

Leon Kaye had the chance to meet Ford Motor scientists and check out some of the edible, and not-so edible materials that are,…
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Joolz Turns the Humble Cardboard Box Into an Object of Delight

Companies have gone to great lengths to make their packaging more sustainable, but Dutch company Joolz has gone a simpler, brand valuable move:…
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Coca-Cola Stoops to Corporate Bullying Against SodaStream

Coca-Cola has threatened SodaStream with a cease and desist letter in South Africa. The controversy started from SodaStream's display of cages full of…
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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…