Monthly Archives: May 2013

‘You were spending $100 million a year exporting food waste to landfills and allowing it to emit methane into the atmosphere? What were you thinking?'

So is the potential reaction of New Yorkers when finding out that we did not try hard enough to address composting in and around NYC. It is possible and pilot programs have been successful. What is needed next is a commitment to actually make it happen. The compost made available through our homes, restaurants and […]

The CO2 bell has rung. What now?

We have reached 400ppm of CO2 in our atmosphere. What now? Personally I find it good time to take a minute to reassess our priorities, business and personal. Conservation is the foundation of sustainability; the best way to avoid a drought is to save water. It’s a simple concept more difficult to implement than you […]

Don't throw that away! It's energy in the making.

Kroger to power distribution center with spoiled food By Sustainable Business News Published May 21, 2013 Kroger has come up with a solution that will put a dent in the food waste generated by the supermarket chain — it will turn it into biogas energy that powers a distribution center. Kroger is the biggest supermarket […]

Straighten up and fly right

The airline industry is a complex and multi-faceted machine whose reach spans the whole of the global economy. But the baseline remains: climate change effects everyone. E.U. Considers Emission Fines for Chinese and Indian Airlines   Wang Zhao/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images An Air China plane prepared to land at Beijing Capital International airport in […]

You can carry this, you can carry that…

…it fits in your purse because it folds flat! It’s Baggu! For the grocery store, the beach, shopping or just around town, there’s a color for every outfit and occasion. Save resources while looking stylish. That’s how the new generation of green rolls.        

Creativity is not reserved for artists

Most Creative People 2013 Data geeks, world-changers, actors, rappers and all types of innovators prove the value of creativity at a crucial time in business. By: Fast Company Staff In an era in which best-laid plans are quickly disrupted, the need for new tactics is constant. And that creates a need for constant inspiration. Our […]

And the Green Building award winners are…

The Top 10 Green Building Projects Of 2013 The American Institute of Architecture’s annual list of the most sustainable new structures around the country include a brewery, a school, and all the renewable energy and water recycling your heart desires. Every year, the American Institute of Architects picks its top 10 green projects. The […]