California Gets Schooled In Green Roof Technology

September 19, 2016 by  
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This is the tale of why one U.S. middle school chose to think outside of the box — literally — opting to install green roof technology on top of their box. The recently completed project at Korematsu Middle School in El Cerrito, Calif. (a former…

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Next-Wave Recycler Sources Scrap, Solutions

September 5, 2016 by  
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Edward Kangeter IV is driving his Prius through the industrial section of West Oakland, Calif., en route to Blue Bottle Coffee, a roastery and café that sells coffee one cup at a time in pour-over fashion, along with high-end nibbles such as almond…

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Calif. Town Cracks Down on ‘Illegal’ Recycling

September 9, 2013 by  
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Dumpster divers are no longer just rooting through the trash for identity documents and other goodies — now, they’re stealing the recyclables, too. Police in Concord, Calif., have started cracking down on what they call “illegal recyclers”…

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The Green Traveler’s Guide to Victoria

September 9, 2013 by  
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Pinkies up — you’re headed to the British-influenced Victoria, B.C., for tea guzzling, garden gazing and good eats.

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California office park gets nation’s single largest PACE deal

August 2, 2013 by  
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Johnson Controls will perform the retrofits at the office park in Sacramento, Calif., including replacement of rooftop climate control equipment.

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Jamba Juice to Phase Out Polystyrene Cups

September 10, 2012 by  
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Smoothie chain Jamba Juice announced last month that it plans to phase out its use of polystyrene cups by 2013, a decision that may have been influenced by the efforts of a 10-year-old girl. When Carlsbad, Calif. fifth-grader Mia Hansen stopped by…

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‘Big Green Bus’ Drives Recycling Empowerment

August 30, 2012 by  
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Written by Lisa Gordon, Director of Brand, Waste Management Summer is winding down, and so is this year’s Big Green Bus tour. Every summer for the last eight years, a dozen or so Dartmouth College students have traveled the country in a rehabbed…

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Did NRG unfairly get the keys to Calif.’s EV future?

May 31, 2012 by  
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A legal settlement that brings more than $100 million in investment to California’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure has become a big mess, with Ecotality suing to prevent what it calls a monopoly by its rival NRG. Who will win — and who stands to lose?

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It’s what’s inside that counts: World’s top LEED interior

May 23, 2012 by  
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Building engineering company Integral Group unveiled a building with the world's highest LEED rating for commercial interiors in Oakland, Calif., this week. Here's a slideshow of the features that won it that rating.

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5 ways to boost employee engagement

March 22, 2012 by  
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How can you get more employees engaged in sustainability and other goals? Here are four strategies, including a bigger commitment to social responsibility.

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