Voluntary vs. compliance purchases of green power
Companies might purchase energy from renewable sources for a number of reasons – government mandates, a corporate sustainability goal, to achieve points toward LEED certification, or to... [more]
Cast Iron Cookware - Green Living Tip Brought to you by Ideal Bite
Into heavy metal? The Bite Then you'll love cast iron cookware. With a little heat, these iron maids perform just as well as or better than Teflon options, without all the health question... [more]
PowerMeter software integrates into iGoogle platform and shows real-time view of user's electricity consumption.
The prototype for Google PowerMeter, which takes information from a home's smart meter and displays it on a graph, is being tested by Google employees. According to Ed Lu of Google's... [more]
Reusable Straws - Green Living Tip Brought to you by Ideal Bite
Did you leave us with the short straw? The Bite: Fine by us, as long as it's reusable. Glass and stainless steel drinking straws add garbage-free class to your glass, even if... [more]
In the world of craft beer, New Belgium Brewery, is known for its green-conscious corporate culture.
As a leader in environmental responsibility and as the third largest craft brewer in the country, New Belgium is used to getting attention. Being a leader isn’t... [more]
Siemens sent out its first US shipment of wind turbine blades to be transported by train.
Wind turbine components are generally transported from the factory to the project site via trucks, a process rife with logistical challenges. Moving 148-foot-long wind turbine... [more]
Forget Dry Cleaning - Green Living Tip Brought to you by Ideal Bite
Think you gotta dry clean your cashmere? The Bite You're trippin'. Try an eco delicate wash instead of dry cleaning to avoid use of the toxic chemical perc, which has... [more]
The U.S. could create a Clean Energy Corps to promote energy efficiency and “green” jobs.
In an effort to address the environmental impact of home energy use and the job losses resulting from the flagging economy, a coalition of groups has proposed the creation... [more]
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