Stephanie Greene, director of clean transportation at PG&E, on the company’s role in EV engagement

November 6, 2018 by  
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As they say: with great power comes great responsibility.The investor-owned utility PG&E provides energy for one in 20 Americans — and they know about both. With that scale and scope, as well as determination to cut costs for customers by providing cheaper, cleaner energy, PG&E has created national programs to support customers in adopting these vehicles.

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Rombaut makes cruelty-free leather shoes from discarded pineapple leaves

May 22, 2016 by  
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A creative Parisian company is making shoes out of a surprising material: pineapples. Rombaut, an experimental label that eschews animal hide, has created a line of unisex sneakers made from Piñatex, a vegan textile that feels like leather and is woven from discarded pineapple leaves. The cruelty-free shoe also includes other plant-based alternatives like fig tree bark from Uganda, tapa from the South Pacific, wild Amazonian rubber, coconut fiber, and potato starch. READ MORE>

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How oregano could save the world by reducing bovine belching

May 21, 2016 by  
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Long beloved for its distinct, powerful essence and its ability to make a pizza pop, oregano may soon have a second-shift gig that could help to combat climate change. A research team in Denmark is exploring the potential of oregano to reduce the rate at which cows are burping, an act of gaseous relief that also releases methane into the atmosphere. Methane is an exceptional potent greenhouse gas, more than 25 times more effective at trapping heat than carbon dioxide. Over a third of global methane…

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Artist Uses 6,000 Pieces of Trash to Make Storefront Sign

December 9, 2013 by  
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Artist Keri Rosebraugh has created a sign in Los Angeles from 6,000 pieces of trash recovered from sidewalks and roadsides.

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Build a Cozy Fire with a Cleaner Log

November 28, 2013 by  
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California-based company CleanFlame has created a cleaner-burning manufactured fire log that helps keep the air clear and is made of hard-to-recycle waxed boxes.

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7 Ways to Spend Black Friday (That Don’t Involve Shopping)

November 28, 2013 by  
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This Black Friday, stay away from the frenzy of the stores and spend time doing something a little more productive than shopping.

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Huge, Powerful Art Made from Scrap Metal

April 26, 2013 by  
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Canadian artist Dave Hind has created hundreds of recycled metal pieces over his 20-year career, from stunning etched portraits to massive 15-foot installations. Click through to see some of our favorites and learn more about how they’re…

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New Garbage Bag Designed for Curbside Scavengers

January 31, 2013 by  
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Amsterdam design studio WaarMakers has created a new garbage bag to help extend the life of useful items and promote sustainable behavior. The “Goedzak” is an appealing, see-through garbage bag designed specifically for easy curbside scavenging and…

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PepsiCo launches new Facebook-inspired carbon calculator

October 9, 2012 by  
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PepsiCo, in partnership with Columbia University, has created a tool that can calculate the carbon footprint of thousands of products within minutes. 

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GE, Duke Energy to help cleantech startups reach commercial scale

September 27, 2012 by  
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Broadscale Group has created a network of startups and big businesses interested in cleantech and renewable energy innovation.

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