Amid concerns of dangerously elevated lead levels in the reusable grocery bags many earth-conscious consumers have been using for several years, the Earthwise Bag Company Inc. and the Green Bag Company Inc. announced that regular, independent testing has confirmed their reusable grocery bags have consistently met federal standards.
A Sodexo pilot program at eight college campuses has cut kitchen waste by about one-third by tracking and monitoring food waste, lowering both costs and unnecessary methane emissions from decomposing food.
The global firm will seek to grow its business in developing countries while minimizing its environmental footprint.
Applicants have until Jan. 8, 2011 to submit their proposals.
The “Design for Reuse Primer,” a free e-book, looks at the untapped potential of material reuse through the perspectives of the architects, contractors, and clients committed to its use.
Bioremediation of ash ponds has the potential to reclaim the contaminated environment and return it to a more natural condition.
- By Bedanga Bordoloi, Etali Sarmah
Sustainability initiatives require a clear, steadfast plan.
National Clean Fuels will help separate oil from contaminated water in the Gulf of Mexico with the help of newly engaged environmentalist Norris McDonald.
Selective catalytic reduction may not be working effectively, according to tests by EnSIGHT, an environmental consulting firm.
EPA recognizes pioneering chemical technologies that produce alcohols from carbon dioxide as well as processes for producing propylene oxide, sitagliptin and expanding the application of spinosad
Mayors from California, Washington, Massachusetts, Arkansas, and Texas signed the resolution.
Texas Lehigh Cement Company, Oncor Electric, and Phoenix Commotion earn the Texas Environmental Excellence Award for 2010.
The 10-week challenge, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, engaged students at 607 colleges and universities to vie for the national reduce, reuse, and recycle title.
N.J. real estate developer plans to cut energy and water use on its properties across the state.
2009 WasteWise and NPEP partners reported they eliminated or recycled 11 million tons of material.
Survey of 2,700 people in seven European countries found that about 80 percent of users support the idea of the technology that may provide environmental benefits.
Since 2006, the university has informed its employees about environmental initiatives and opportunities for involvement and now is focused on making waste reduction and recycling a habit.