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The ability to change and reorganize the system -- one of Donella Meadows' 12 leverage points for change -- is both one of the most difficult and most fundamentally important methods to make...
The sustainable seafood movement landed two big catches this week with an eco-labeling commitment from McDonald's and a pledge from foodservices and facilities giant Sodexo.
Research from the National Restraurant Association finds 65 percent of U.S. restaurants recycle, while a surprising 13 percent compost their food waste.
The report gauges how well restaurants are recycling food and materials, and whether they're meeting customer expectations.
Chalkboard signs add a hint of green to Chili's locations.
When the coffee giant announced its goal to get all of its new stores LEED-certified starting this year, it was the culmination of an effort to address its biggest environmental impacts.
This hour-long webcast will discuss how architects, designers, engineers, contractors and building owners are using BIM solutions to improve predictability around building performance and costs...
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy honored five energy efficiency programs in Colorado, New York, Hawaii and Maryland in the organization's awards competition for exceptional...
As large, widespread fast food chains have been pressured and prodded to lower the environmental impacts of their businesses, the same has not been asked of independent quick-service cafes...
This report investigates the economic pressures facing independent cafés and sandwich bars which often forces social justice, sustainability and health off the menu.
The U.S. Department of Energy has launched a cool roof initiative, and Energy Secretary Steven Chu is urging other government agencies to follow his department's lead.
The 20 restaurants, include big-name eateries such as Rick Bayless' Frontera Grill and Topolobampo restaurants, earned the Guaranteed Green seal last week, available through the Green Restaurant...
I had a great day Wednesday . . . just learning. This welcome input-heavy respite came courtesy of the two-day GreenBuildingsNY conference.
The Green Building Council Italia has become the first organization in the European Union to implement the LEED green building rating system.
Starwood's Element hotels in the U.S. are celebrating Earth Day with an "I Am Not a Plastic Package" campaign that awards a free night stay to 100 guests who each bring in 10 single-use...