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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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Poop: the New Alternative Paper Source?

An Israeli entrepreneur has come up with a plan to make paper from human waste. This might sound unsavory, but Rafael Aharon sees an untapped…

Can Terracycle Convince American Parents to Recycle Dirty Diapers?

Terracycle is no stranger to challenges. The company actually seems to thrive when it comes to exploring new ways to upcycle and recycle…

NIKE, NASA Just Do It, Partner on Waste

NASA and NIKE kicked off “LAUNCH: Beyond Waste Challenge” to find 10 “game changing” innovations that could revamp current waste management systems.

Community and Recycling Among Highlights of Lowe’s 2011 CSR Report

From environmental conservation, supplier diversity to community development, Lowe's 2011 CSR report is full of highlights.