Innovative Ways Companies are Turning Waste Into Fuel

September 2, 2011 by  
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Whether we’re talking about melting waste plastic into diesel fuel or turning unused alligator meat into biofuels, companies around the world are looking at fuel-from-waste with fresh perspectives.

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First Takes: Solyndra’s Collapse, London Olympics Renege on Carbon Plan, & More

September 1, 2011 by  
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Solyndra’s collapse, the London Olympics’ pull-back on a broad carbon offset plan, an IBM shopping spree, and more are in the headlines today.

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Adidas Joins Nike, Puma in Committing to Zero Toxic Pollution by 2020

September 1, 2011 by  
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The world’s second largest sports brand has been working on a cross-industry partnership to phase out hazardous chemicals in its supply chain, in response to a challenge from Greenpeace.

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3 Ways Plug-In EVs Can Make Inroads in the Mass Market

September 1, 2011 by  
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Four major firms that are heavily invested in EVs take a frank look at the industry.

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SABMiller Ups Its Water Works by Detailing Its Impacts in 4 Countries

September 1, 2011 by  
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SABMiller, WWF and the German International development agency (GIZ) are imploring other companies and NGOs to participate in the Water Futures Partnership, which they created in 2009 to show the business case for the private sector to promote sustainable water resources management.

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First Takes: US Navy Commits $500M to Biofuels, VW Bets Big on Renewables, & More

August 30, 2011 by  
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The Navy, DOE and Ag department launch a three-year $510-million-plus project to boost use of advanced biofuels in ships, planes and vehicles, a top clothing retailer in Japan brings its recycling program to the U.S. and Jelly Belly Candy Company taps into high-tech water saving.

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Sustainable Packaging’s New Definition Emphasizes Lifecycle Impacts

August 30, 2011 by  
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 The Sustainable Packaging Coalition puts a bigger emphasis on a package’s lifecycle impacts with its updated definition of sustainable packaging.

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Students Give Kimberly-Clark a Lesson in Design Thinking

August 29, 2011 by  
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Last fall, Kimberly-Clark Health Care turned to students at the Rhode Island School of Design for inspiration and ideas about a second life for Kimguard, the most widely used sterilization material on the market.

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Not Every Green Product Can Be a World-Changer

August 17, 2011 by  
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Green innovators and marketers can be guilty of hyping every green innovation as the best solution for every need. There are the problems with forcing niche products on the mass market, and sometimes aiming low is better.

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Biomimicry’s Debt to Ray Anderson

August 15, 2011 by  
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Among the many achievements that Ray Anderson earned in his revolutionary career, one of the most often-overlooked is his pioneering use of biomimicry in product design.

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