Green Tips

Earth911 Reader: Sustainability, Recycling, Business and Science News Earth911 Reader: Sustainability, Recycling, Business and Science News

The Earth911 team combs news and research for interesting ideas … The post... 

6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July 6 easy tips to green your Fourth of July

Although the Fourth of July is a wonderful time to celebrate our freedom with... 

8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah 8 Green Tips for 8 Days of Hanukkah

Happy Hanukkah! Running from today, Dec. 12, to Dec. 20 … The post 8 Green... 

13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year 13 Green Tips That Can Save You Over $5,000 A Year

Simple shifts to greener versions of the products you already buy can save you as... 

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Green Tech

Are Recyclable Wind Turbine Blades on the Horizon? Are Recyclable Wind Turbine Blades on the Horizon?

The energy mix in the United States has shifted significantly … The post Are... 

GreenerCars Ranks the Greenest (and Meanest) Vehicles for 2021 GreenerCars Ranks the Greenest (and Meanest) Vehicles for 2021

Released annually by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy …... 

Electric Vehicles on the Rise: Should You Invest in the EV Market? Electric Vehicles on the Rise: Should You Invest in the EV Market?

The heyday of gas-powered vehicles is winding down. America’s largest … The... 

Energy Apps To Help You Go Green and Spend Less Green Energy Apps To Help You Go Green and Spend Less Green

Maintaining a comfortable home is important. No one wants to … The post Energy... 

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Recycle

Emeco’s Za stools offer a lifetime of sustainable beauty Emeco’s Za stools offer a lifetime of sustainable beauty

Emeco’s new line of stools is handcrafted with a sleek, modern design. These handcrafted, beautifully modern stools are guaranteed for life, made with recycled materials and maintain a small carbon footprint. In fact, the new Za stools have the smallest carbon footprint of any Emeco product. Named after the Japanese word “za,” which... [Read more from this category]

Earth911 Podcast: Foam Cycle Founder Lou Troiano Says It’s Time To Recycle #6 Foam Earth911 Podcast: Foam Cycle Founder Lou Troiano Says It’s Time To Recycle #6 Foam

Expanded polystyrene has proven stubbornly uneconomical to recycle, but Augusta, N.J.-based Foam Cycle has an… The post Earth911 Podcast: Foam Cycle Founder Lou Troiano Says It’s Time To Recycle #6 Foam appeared first on Earth911. View original post here: Earth911 Podcast: Foam Cycle Founder Lou Troiano Says It’s Time To Recycle #6 Foam  Read More →

Residential building from the ’60s gets an energy-efficient remodel Residential building from the ’60s gets an energy-efficient remodel

Located in the Italian city of Turin, this residential building from the ’60s has undergone a sustainable renovation with energy-efficient upgrades. Though the new structure is virtually unrecognizable from its former design, the building kept its original skeleton and overall shape and volume. Now, it has been reinforced to improve its earthquake-resistance... [Read more from this category]

The case for raising up women in climate tech The case for raising up women in climate tech

The case for raising up women in climate tech Shana Rappaport Thu, 04/15/2021 – 01:30 Four years ago this week, Project Drawdown released groundbreaking research on climate solutions that catalyzed the narrative that reversing global warming is possible. To celebrate that anniversary and underscore what’s needed now, I’m spotlighting 15 women-led... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

When you think climate change, you need to think about water When you think climate change, you need to think about water

When you think climate change, you need to think about water Melody Waintal Fri, 04/23/2021 – 00:05 With nearly a half its land lying below sea level, the Netherlands knows a lot about water and how to make sure a city’s infrastructure is resilient to it, particularly flood risks and freshwater supply. Arcadis , a Dutch engineering firm, is... [Read more from this category]

KOGAA upcycles construction waste into a plant-filled coffee hub KOGAA upcycles construction waste into a plant-filled coffee hub

In Prague’s developing area of Karlín, Czech studio KOGAA has recently completed GROUNDS, an industrial coffee hub with an interior built with 80% construction waste from a previously dismantled project. Designed and built in collaboration with the local coffee community, GROUNDS serves as both a neighborhood café as well as a showroom and educational... [Read more from this category]

Blue X is a new, wave energy-harvesting prototype Blue X is a new, wave energy-harvesting prototype

Mocean Energy, a U.K.-based wave power company, has unveiled Blue X, a machine prototype that will be used to harvest tidal energy . The prototype was unveiled on Wednesday, April 21 in a ceremony at the Forth Ports’ Rosyth Docks. Weighing 38 metric tons and measuring 20 meters long, the prototype will be deployed at the European Marine Energy... [Read more from this category]

Improving Biodiversity and Communities With Net-Zero Goals Improving Biodiversity and Communities With Net-Zero Goals

Improving Biodiversity and Communities With Net-Zero Goals Date/Time: May 20, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) Join GreenBiz and SilviaTerra co-founder and CEO Zack Parisa for a discussion about the correlation between climate change, biodiversity, and community. Every year, more and more organizations pledge to go net-zero. These goals can drive impact... [Read more from this category]

Save the Earth IRL by playing Pokmon Go during Sustainability Week Save the Earth IRL by playing Pokmon Go during Sustainability Week

When Pokémon was first introduced in the 1990s, people wouldn’t have expected the fanciful creatures to care about the environment. But the Pocket Monsters, as they’re known in Japan, live alongside humans in the wild, so they, too, have a stake in sustainability and global warming. Nintendo recognizes that vested interest with Sustainability... [Read more from this category]

Zibi will turn an industrial site into a thriving, green community Zibi will turn an industrial site into a thriving, green community

One town square in Ottawa is transforming its industrial beginnings into a new, green future. This square, part of a larger, masterplanned community called Zibi , will become a mixed-use development offering both residential and commercial spaces, a huge change from the centuries-old industrial past that has been a hallmark of the area. This project,... [Read more from this category]

Oregon State mass timber buildings sequester over 2,000 tons of CO2 Oregon State mass timber buildings sequester over 2,000 tons of CO2

Last year, the College of Forestry at Oregon State University welcomed Peavy Hall and the Advanced Wood Products Laboratory (AWP), two new mass timber buildings that serve as living laboratories for sustainable architecture. Designed by Canadian architecture firm Michael Green Architecture , the mass timber structures comprise a total of 2,130 cubic... [Read more from this category]

GreenFin 21 and the 5 cornerstones of sustainable finance GreenFin 21 and the 5 cornerstones of sustainable finance

GreenFin 21 and the 5 cornerstones of sustainable finance Heather Clancy Thu, 04/22/2021 – 02:11 Midway through our inaugural GreenFin event last week, during a break devoted to three-minute bursts of randomly selected networking conversations, I found myself paired with a university student attending the conference as part of his studies. ... [Read more from this category]

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