The U.S. Water Alliance (USWA) has revealed the three winners of its fifth-annual U.S. Water Prize for 2015.
"Since we measure our success by weight, this latest year of growth is even more impressive given that consumer batteries are getting smaller, lighter, and lasting longer than in previous years,” said Carl Smith, CEO and president of Call2Recycle, Inc.
Earlier this week, Louisville began ZeroBus service, an all-electric, zero emissions fleet of buses that will be providing free rides downtown. The new buses have replaced diesel-powered trolleys.
A new list by OnlineSchoolsCenter.com has recognized top 50 green colleges and universities in the United States.
Despite setbacks at earlier communities, Mutual Housing California chose many innovative technologies for their latest addition, a 62-home community for agricultural workers on 3.28 acres in Woodland, Calif.
The order for 365 V52-850 kW turbines was placed by Lake Turkana Wind Power Ltd. The project is expected to be Africa's largest wind power plant when completed in 2017.
Two hundred fifty-nine state legislators from across the nation submitted a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency supporting the EPA’s efforts to reduce carbon dioxide pollution and urging the EPA to increase its renewable energy and efficiency goals.
The Elektra European Electronics Industry 2014 Environmental Award went to ENVIRON's Environmental Compliance 4 Products, a web-based system that companies use to ensure their compliance with the EU's waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) directive, batteries and packaging.
Endicott College has been awarded $24,500 by the state to study the feasibility of designing and building a zero net energy building (ZNEB) on its campus in Beverly, Mass.
"Most industries that currently flare their waste gases will soon be able to use these waste gases productively while also significantly reducing their emissions of waste gases into the atmosphere. This is great news for our world's air quality and great news for the financial bottom lines of the industries that currently emit these greenhouse gases into the atmosphere," said Alain Castro, CEO of Ener-Core.
The EPA has announced the first apartment/condo buildings to receive ENERGY STAR certifications. 17 properties across the country were recognized.
More than 150 new recycling bins in Lower Manhattan are increasing waste collection efficiency, BigBelly Solar reports.
A new report from the nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) shows that more than 18,000 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced in more than 20 states in the third quarter of 2014, a significant uptick from both the previous quarter and a year ago.
With the iconic Paris tower's first floor renovation completed, most of the coverage and commentary has focused on its new glass floor.
All you need to do, as the owner, is appraise the device based on its condition, model, and manufacturer and then send it in to Verizon with a pre-paid envelope.
The agency's Health Hazard Evaluation Program is seeking five facilities to participate. A team of industrial hygienists and medical officers will make site visits to assess workers' occupational exposures.
U.S. Bank recently gave a $15,000 grant to the Sacramento nonprofit Mutual Housing California to begin planning the green renovation of one of communities.
With a grant provided by the EPA, the New Mexico Department of Environmental Quality will be working to promote sustainability and pollution prevention on a state-wide basis.
George Rogers Clark High School in Lexington, Ky. received Center of Excellence sustainability award for its geothermal and chilled beam design.
Though many states are making headway in the realm of waste reduction, there are many cities that have decided to take matters into their own hands.
- By Kevin Rossignol
- Aug 21, 2014