Think of all the electronics in your life: your phone, tv, computer, game systems, USB drives, printers, Blu ray players, even smart devices like switches and home assistants. Now try to picture what happens to all of those things when they die. Over 50 million tons of e-waste are generated every year, and e-waste is nasty stuff. This infographic shows where e-waste ends up, which devices are the biggest culprits and how you can fight the e-waste problem. + Digital Docs
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INFOGRAPHIC: The e-waste problem and how to help
When it comes to the hotel industry, the biggest symbol of waste would have to be the complimentary toiletries. As it stands, the majority of hotels in the U.S. aren’t involved in any recycling programs — which means that a staggering amount of…
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Clean the World Recycles Hotel Toiletries to Save Lives
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The first crop-land agricultural credits were introduced to the carbon market this summer, but the biggest functioning U.S. cap and trade market — California’s — hangs in limbo.
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Revenues from renewables and advanced energy technologies jumped 8 percent last year but the biggest gainer was a behind-the-scenes player.
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This week on the GreenBiz 350 podcast: Defining “zero waste,” what’s next in alt fuels and bringing financial order to the glut of environmental data.
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The Nature Conservancy details a new approach to nonprofit finance that’s tackling the biggest challenges of our time.
How to find more money for conservation and other causes
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Sustainability chiefs from Sodexo, Best Buy, Belk, McDonald’s and elsewhere muse about the questions they’d like to answer.
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Questions sustainability execs want to be asked in 2016
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The year 2015 marked advancements in the technology of one of the biggest fantasies of the future: the hoverboard. Between Back to the Future Day and even Lexus dreaming up its own device, this year has been all about hovering. And now, the creators of the ArcaBoard have joined the movement. Built by ArcaSpace , this board’s Long Endurance model can hover for six minutes , powered by 36 powerful fans working in tandem to keep the rider lifted. This next step may shift us closer to McFly levels of our hoverboard dreams. Read the rest of ArcaSpace’s hoverboard uses powerful fans to keep you afloat for 6 minutes
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A new set of energy efficiency rules —the biggest ever released by the United States government—was rolled out today. The energy-saving measures target commercial air conditioners and furnaces, which are responsible for consuming vast amounts of the nation’s energy. By tightening up the heating and cooling systems on large buildings, the Energy Department estimates business owners will save hundreds of millions of dollars in energy costs, in addition to vast reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Read the rest of Obama just released the biggest energy efficiency rule in U.S. history
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Jessica Alba’s name is most recognized for being synonymous with the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. Immaculately-styled at blockbuster premieres, acting on the big screen, and rubbing elbows with the biggest and brightest Tinsletown stars, Alba…
Is That Surface Honestly Clean?