Oil-soaked plastic boom material used to soak up oil in the Gulf of Mexico is finding new life in auto parts for the Chevrolet Volt.
Construction of a fuel cell with enough capacity to power 2,800 homes has begun on the University of California’s San Diego campus as part of a renewable-energy project to turn waste methane gas from the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant directly into electricity without combustion.
Amid the holly and jolly, don't forget to be nice and not naughty when it comes to recycling during the holiday season.
Preliminary emissions testing of a small-scale waste-oil power generator have found that the system generates low emissions.
The Salt River Materials Group’s Phoenix Cement Company Plant in Clarkdale, Ariz., achieved a perfect efficiency record for the third straight year.
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.