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Sponsored: This National Energy Awareness Month, Rolland Paper highlights its use of landfill methane to power its mill.
October 1, 2019 by Renée Yardley
As the renewables market accelerates, can we find a way to make PV cells sustainable?
September 5, 2018 by Lauren Phipps
See how the combined strengths of governments, businesses and non-profits are addressing some of the world’s social and environmental problems.
March 4, 2015 by Mike Hower
GreenBiz Executive Network leaders from Dell, Adobe, McDonald's and more talk about eliminating toxics, energy efficiency and other boastworthy wins.
December 29, 2014 by John Davies
U.K. supermarkets Sainsbury announces that one English store is now powered entirely by biogas.
July 23, 2014 by James Murray
Why did this legal eagle chose to drive the $6 billion food supplier's newly updated sustainability and CSR strategic plan?
July 1, 2014 by Heather Clancy
From Portland to New York City, these destinations make sustainability critical to meeting operations.
January 2, 2014 by Nikki Gloudeman
The automaker is refurbishing parts and using green energy as part of its company-wide resource strategy.
September 25, 2013 by Lem Bingley
Big-league sports need a 'Michael Jordan of sustainability' and six other things, said experts at the Green Sports Alliance in New York City.
August 29, 2013 by Adam Aston
Teams in Philadelphia have been at the forefront of efforts to keep waste out of landfills and use renewable energy.
July 9, 2013 by Paula Del Giudice
Intel soundly beat its greenhouse-gas emissions goals, but missed several other targets: It consumes more water and creates more chemical waste than previously, instead of less. Are its new goals more realistic?
May 16, 2012 by Eric Louie
This week's episode of EnergyNOW looks at the Seattle Mariners' stadium waste efforts, how to charge up with a solar-power bikini and how renewables are keeping George Washington's birthplace heated and cooled.
July 16, 2011 by energyNOW !
In the first audit of its years-long shift to electronic health records, Kaiser Permanente found that the project has eliminated 1,000 tons of paper waste, 68 tons of x-ray film (and the chemicals to process it) and saves patients millions of gallons of gasoline.
May 4, 2011 by Matthew Wheeland
Two different groups have recently developed new ways to make fuels -- biodiesel and natural gas -- from waste materials in the beer-brewing process and from water-treatment algaes.
February 22, 2011 by Matthew Wheeland
For a second year, Waste Management, the title sponsor of the Phoenix Open, brings an array of environmental service innovations to the popular PGA tournament. Dubbed "the Greatest Show on the Grass," the Phoenix Open also strives to be the "Greenest Show on the Grass."<br />
February 2, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The first biogas plant in the United States to be powered by human sewage is up and running today, and will save the city of San Antonio $200,000 a year in water treatment and energy costs.
October 20, 2010 by Matthew Wheeland
Which waste is the best to convert to energy -- animal dung or leftover funnel cakes, corn dogs, cotton candy and other fairground favorites? That's what a Midwest scientist and a group of researchers are exploring at the Minnesota State Fair.
September 3, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
The so-called "Bio-Bug" cruised the streets of Bristol using methane generated by the local sewage treatment facility. The waste from 70 homes can power the Bio-Bug for a year, according to Wessex Water and its subsidiary, GENeco.
August 5, 2010 by GreenerDesign Staff
The 2012 Games' Organizing Committee has said that it looks increasingly unlikely that it will meet its green energy and waste processing targets.
July 19, 2010 by David Gibbs
U.K. food giant outlines plans to deliver deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, landfill waste and water use.<br />
July 12, 2010 by James Murray
The headquarters of the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank member that provides financing for private sector investment in developing countries, has earned a LEED-Platinum rating, the most prestigious of the U.S. Green Building Council certifications.<br />
May 20, 2010 by GreenerBuildings Staff
Designers are tapping advanced building technology as well as concepts dating to ancient times to green a terminal at San Francisco International Airport that will be the new home for Virgin America and American Airlines domestic flights.
May 6, 2010 by Leslie Guevarra
Kohl's Department Stores and hip upcycler TerraCycle are among the winners of the inaugural Edison Green Award Winners, the latest category to be added to the 23-year-old award competition that honors innovative new products and the companies that make them.
May 3, 2010 by GreenBiz Editors
In a joint venture with China Eastern Airlines, Pratt & Whitney's Shanghai Engine Center has become the first facility in China to attain LEED-Platinum certification, the highest ranking possible under the U.S. Green Building Council's rating and assessment system.<br />
April 8, 2010 by GreenerBuildings Staff
With 73 skylights, a 40K photovoltaic system, a living roof and dozens of other eco-friendly design elements, the new Michael J. Homer Science and Student Life Center at Sacred Heart Schools has earned the first LEED-Platinum rating awarded under the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Schools standards. <br />
March 18, 2010 by GreenerBuildings Staff