In response to furious protests by local residents, Beijing city officials installed 100 high-pressure fragrance sprays to cover the stench generated from overflowing landfills.
Ever Wonder How the Average American Uses Energy?
It’s amazing to see how much energy the average American uses annually. Visual Economics breaks it down for us.
New Bio-Bug Runs on Human Waste
GENeco introduces UK’s first VW Beetle to run on methane gas generated during the sewage treatment process. I remember joking about the idea of using human gas to power an … [Read full article]
Paul McCartney Compares Global Warming Skeptics to Holocaust Deniers
Sir Paul McCartney said those who don’t believe in global warming are similar to those who don’t believe there was a Holocaust. I’m a huge Beatles fan. Not only were … [Read full article]
IWC Voting on Whale Hunting Moratorium Next Week
Tell President Obama to vote “no”on commercial-whaling at the International Whaling Commission’s annual meeting next week. This is it! It’s the final hour. If you don’t want to see the … [Read full article]
Should BP and Federal Regulators Share the Blame for the Gulf of Mexico Disaster?
According to recent reports, BP and federal regulators have a lot of explaining to do regarding the safety standards in place for deep-water drilling. [social_buttons] I, along with the rest … [Read full article]
Here's Your Chance to Ask Starbucks "What's Up with the Cup?"
Starbucks invites you to join a live online conversation about the company’s efforts to make its cups recyclable. [social_buttons] Imagine… you’re in a Starbucks enjoying your double tall, soy latte … [Read full article]
Sustainable Food Lab and SAI Platform Launch Global Climate Project with Farmers
At least a dozen global food companies collaborate toward practical, cost effective solutions to reduce the climate impact of specific farming systems. [social_buttons] I happen to be a fan of … [Read full article]
Trader Joe's Offers Sustainable Seafood Thanks to Greenpeace
Greenpeace successfully targets Trader Joe’s and convinces the supermarket chain to adopt sustainable seafood practices by the end of 2012. [social_buttons] I have to admit the folks at Greenpeace are … [Read full article]
Betacup Encourages Collaboration to Create a Sustainable Coffee Cup
You have a chance to help create the perfect, sustainable coffee cup and win a piece of $20,000 through the Betacup Challenge. [social_buttons] Most of us enjoy a cup of … [Read full article]