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UPS to Boost Onsite Solar By 500 Percent This Year

UPS plans to invest $18 million in solar installations this year, increasing its onsite solar power generation capacity fivefold.

Wisconsin Startup Aims to Curb Cardboard Waste

Box Latch Products is a Wisconsin startup whose innovative but simple product aims to make cardboard more reusable by eliminating tape.

UPS Rolls Out Electric-Assist Tricycle for Holiday Deliveries

UPS continues to test the use of e-assist bikes and trikes to serve city neighborhoods. This December, Portland residents may spot one of…

Air Quality Regs Crucial to Truckers’ Health; Employer Negligence Persists

California's emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks protect the health of both truck drivers and the environment. But some companies still think they can…

An Innovative Path to Sustainable Transportation

The need for sustainable transit solutions is urgent: An additional 1 billion people will move into cities by 2030 and 670 million more…

Sustainable Packaging Solutions for the E-Commerce Sector

E-commerce offers great customer convenience and satisfaction. But one of the biggest problems facing the shopping medium is the byproducts and waste produced,…

How Fleet Management Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

What steps can you take to reduce your carbon footprint — even as your organization continues to expand? Let’s take a look.

The Growing Problem of E-Commerce Waste

The rapid rise in online shopping and food delivery is creating mountains of cardboard and packaging waste, a problem that, so far, few…

Island Nations Tackle Shipping Emissions

These islands are united by what surrounds them -- ocean water -- which is one of the reasons they've come together to call…

Breaking: Shipping Industry Takes Massive Step Towards Energy Efficiency

Today three large multinationals have agreed to charter only vessels in the shipping industry that have the highest rates of energy efficiency.

Carrotmob’s Capitalist Activism Goes to Sea

One of the most interesting groups out there altering the fabric of reality is Carrotmob. The San Francisco-based organizing group started in 2008…

And Today’s Post of Shame Goes to… BatteriesPlus

It’s been a while since I had a good chance to rant about ridiculously oversized shipping boxes.  I miss it.  Today’s target: BatteriesPlus.…

UK Government Takes on Tractor Trailer Emissions

The UK government launched a new project worth £9.5 to reduce emissions from tractor trailers.

Slow Shipping Sails Into Existence: Why Businesses Should Care

The global impact of boat based shipping is enormous, and largely unknown to the public. The New Dawn Traders are now on the…

Maersk Teams with US Navy to Test Algae Biofuel

The US military is set to invest billions in clean energy, and the Navy has just launched a new partnership with with Maersk,…