Recovering wasted phosphorus is the subject of a new Chicago-based electronic art exhibit that’s available on your smart phone or tablet.
Browsing the "chicago" Tag
- Sponsored Posts
- Waste Management Jobs
Is a plastic to oil waste recovery program really an example of the circular economy? Dow Chemical thinks so; some activist organizations disagree.
Maine’s Artas Designs takes used materials like reclaimed wood, and turns them into design studio quality furnishings for a variety of commercial clients.
Chicago start-up Herb-N-Juice brings the food truck concept to the juice bar, but does so with zero emissions and responsible waste handling.
It turns out that a professional dumpster diver can make a very nice living out of the refuse s/he finds in commercial and residential trash bins.
Builders and building owners are considering the environment as they plan new developments. Here are some sustainable construction trends we’ll see in 2015
Chicago restaurant Sandwich Me finds a way to reuse, recycle, compost, or otherwise use all of the “waste” produced by its operations.
With California’s statewide plastic bag ban, millions of Americans are now prevented from using these wasteful, polluting convenience items.
Eight cities in the US are leading the pack in terms of bike-focused developed. Take a look at the best cycling cities in the country.
How many parks does your city have? Can anyone get to them? Are they well maintained? These are some of the questions asked by the Trust for Public Land in their recent ParkScore study.
In Chicago, the hub of all things green in the Midwest, the ORA Dental Studio has really picked up the concept of eco-dentistry and run with it. Not only do they offer what is now the typical combination of Earth-friendly dental equipment in a relaxing atmosphere, but they do it in a certified green building
I know sustainablog founder and editor Jeff McIntire-Strasburg is an I-GO fan — I actually learned about this Chicago car sharing non-profit from Jeff when he wrote about it earlier this year on sustainablog. Well, now, this humble little car sharing non-profit is leading the country.. in powering electric cars with solar power.
When I first started talking to people at St. Louis-based Enterprise Holdings (the owners of Enterprise Rent-a-Car and a few others), they were just getting into the car sharing concept with a limited local experiment… and told me that they weren’t certain whether the model would really take off. Three and a half years later, […]