From promoting products and practices to reaching superior energy efficiency, companies such as California Edison, Cemex, Servidyne, Panasonic Home & Environment Co., Kimberly Clark, and CB Richard Ellis Group are making their marks.
Manufacturers, irrigation partners, retailer/distributors, and promotional partners are recognized for water-efficient products and practices.
Respondents say energy savings is the No. 1 reason for green building.
A Missouri University of Science and Technology student-run company recently received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grant to study how to optimize home energy usage.
The second annual contest sponsored by IC Bus will award the winning school a scholarship, a green school makeover, and a new hybrid school bus.
The $1.7 million project will retrofit 239 on-highway diesel vehicles in Athens-Clarke and Washington counties in Georgia.
According to a Stroud, Glouchestershire, Web marketing company, Google's policy lowers search result rankings for sites hosted outside the United Kingdom.
ICLEI developed a program that pits property managers and office tenants in a friendly competition to lower energy use and waste and save water.
The Convention Industry Council is working with ASTM to produce best practices for creating green meetings and has invited interested parties to contribute.
A portion of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding is to help companies improve the efficiency of manufacturing processes.
DOE commissions the Minerals Metals & Materials Society to study materials opportunities to meet U.S. energy goals.
One Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researcher says the report has significant implications for public and private sector interests engaging in future research, financial and policy decisions in this area.
Nanofibers were essential to producing a high efficiency lighting device in research that was supported by the Department of Energy's Solid-State Lighting program.
Companies are planning to construct a biomass gasifier that will work with Rentech's Product Demonstration Unit to produce renewable synthetic fuels from biomass.
Power company donates money to 10 California community colleges for green education and job training.
Three of the five Science and Technology Centers have been working in sustainable energy alternatives, water development, and containing pesticides, among other research.
EPA and USDA finalize rules on renewables and biomass, respectively, while agencies lay out commercialization strategy in the new report, "Growing America's Fuel."
Conservationists and public interest groups encourage Congress to cut $20 billion in spending and invest in a green economy.