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

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... 

How Sustainable Is Lab-Grown Meat? How Sustainable Is Lab-Grown Meat?

Cultured meat is widely hailed for its potential to spare … The post How Sustainable... 

Largest Solar Project in US Underway in Texas Largest Solar Project in US Underway in Texas

U.S. solar generation capacity is soaring. Construction began recnetly on …... 

Earth911 Reader: Ice Catastrophes, Plastic-Choked Rivers and the Pivot to the Green Economy Earth911 Reader: Ice Catastrophes, Plastic-Choked Rivers and the Pivot to the Green Economy

The Earth911 Reader collects and comments on useful news about … The post Earth911... 

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Recycle

Green renovation to a ’50s California home features recycled denim insulation Green renovation to a ’50s California home features recycled denim insulation

A private residence in San Anselmo, California has received a  green renovation  with some unique features. Designers from Pfau Long Architecture expanded the space to 2,800 feet to help this project stick out from the rest, complete with sustainable solar power and recycled denim insulation. The home, which belongs to a local architect,... [Read more from this category]

Can Face Masks Be Recycled? Can Face Masks Be Recycled?

There is not a lot of data about how much … The post Can Face Masks Be Recycled? appeared first on Earth 911. See the original post here: Can Face Masks Be Recycled?  Read More →

Walgreens Boots Alliance exec talks plastic, packaging and COVID-19 Walgreens Boots Alliance exec talks plastic, packaging and COVID-19

Walgreens Boots Alliance exec talks plastic, packaging and COVID-19 Deonna Anderson Mon, 03/01/2021 – 01:45 Walgreens is a fixture in the United States. About 78 percent of the U.S. population lived within five miles of a Walgreens or Duane Reade store as of August, according to the company. And the company has even more properties under the... [Read more from this category]

Circular business model lessons from IKEA, REI and Eileen Fisher Circular business model lessons from IKEA, REI and Eileen Fisher

Circular business model lessons from IKEA, REI and Eileen Fisher Deonna Anderson Fri, 02/26/2021 – 00:30   Moving from a linear business model to a circular takes time, effort and trial and error. But it also has its hidden benefits. “It can help you with some operational efficiencies. It can also position you to be sort of a company of... [Read more from this category]

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Green Living

New apartments bring sustainable architecture to the Upper West Side New apartments bring sustainable architecture to the Upper West Side

New York’s Upper West Side has long been a coveted area of the city, but few new developments have risen on the horizon in recent decades. However, 470 Columbus and West 83rd Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side is about to get some new, Passive House-certified apartments that will put sustainability front and center on the block. Designed by... [Read more from this category]

Yara invests in green ammonia for renewable energy Yara invests in green ammonia for renewable energy

One of the world’s biggest ammonia producers in the world is preparing to ramp up its so-called “green ammonia” production. By using hydropower with its existing ammonia plant, Norway’s Yara is about to manufacture green ammonia commercially. Last week, Yara announced its partnership with Aker Horizons and the Norwegian utility company Statkraft... [Read more from this category]

LEED Gold Columbia Building cleans stormwater runoff with green roofs LEED Gold Columbia Building cleans stormwater runoff with green roofs

When Portland-based Skylab Architecture was asked by the City of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services to design an extension of a wastewater treatment facility, sustainability was immediately identified as a key priority. Not only did the architects need to design the public project to meet a minimum of LEED Gold certification, but the building... [Read more from this category]

Are Florida manatees starving to death? Are Florida manatees starving to death?

Manatee mortality in  Florida  has shot up this year, with 358 recorded deaths in January and February. Last year, the first two months had a combined total of 143 deaths — less than half this year’s current toll. Conservationists worry that the manatees are starving to death. Some causes of 2021 manatee deaths are known and include... [Read more from this category]

Green renovation to a ’50s California home features recycled denim insulation Green renovation to a ’50s California home features recycled denim insulation

A private residence in San Anselmo, California has received a  green renovation  with some unique features. Designers from Pfau Long Architecture expanded the space to 2,800 feet to help this project stick out from the rest, complete with sustainable solar power and recycled denim insulation. The home, which belongs to a local architect,... [Read more from this category]

Why the ESG bandwagon must embrace adaptation Why the ESG bandwagon must embrace adaptation

Why the ESG bandwagon must embrace adaptation Peter A. Soyka Tue, 03/02/2021 – 02:00 With the explosive growth of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing in recent years, it appears that we may be at or approaching an inflection point. As ESG investing becomes ever more prominent, it may be timely to ask whether, as currently practiced,... [Read more from this category]

An inside look at pricing in the forest carbon market An inside look at pricing in the forest carbon market

An inside look at pricing in the forest carbon market Wilder Person Tue, 03/02/2021 – 00:05 On June 23, Amazon commenced its $2 billion Climate Pledge Fund to further endeavors to become net-zero by 2040. In January 2020, Microsoft committed to invest $1 billion over the next four years as part of their Climate Innovation Fund. And on July 21,... [Read more from this category]

These bioclimatic student dorms use low-cost, sustainable materials These bioclimatic student dorms use low-cost, sustainable materials

In the tropical Vietnamese province of Dong Nai, Southeast Asian architecture firm  T3 Architects  has completed the Hippo Farm Bioclimatic Dormitories, a cost-effective housing structure that uses locally sourced materials and  bioclimatic  design principles to stay naturally cool and comfortable year-round. A limited budget and... [Read more from this category]

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