British startup Winnow has created technology for food waste management, and received $900,000 in seed funding. Plus, recycling plastic at Dell.
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Why would you want a landfill to produce more methane gas? To make waste-to-energy systems profitable. This week’s edition of The Waste Biz.
New company Liquiglide helps consumers gets all of the product, whether lotion, ketchup, or toothpaste, out of the bottle: this week’s Waste Biz.
A number of colleges and universities across North America are now participating in the Billion Dollar Green Challenge, an initiative that strives to make campuses greener, more efficient entities.
A new report out from the Federal Highway Administration shows that investments in “nonmotorized transportation” – bike paths, sidewalks, trails, etc. – works: more people use this infrastructure when it’s available to them.
I’ve become a real fan of the peer-to-peer car sharing concept, and may even have to try it if a service ever becomes available here (because my car’s often just parked… why not make a little off of it). Still, I wondered if the business model itself would catch on, as some of the same […]
A “green economy” can be built in China in less than 20 years, argues a new McKinsey report. The new study, “China’s Green Revolution“, offers the most comprehensive quantitative analysis to date of China’s abatement cost curve. Previous studies of a similar ilk, like the Stern Review, have incorporated social benefits to partially offset the […]
Hong Kong tycoon Stanley Ho is most famous in business for his vast and infamous casino empire and unofficial title as one of Asia’s richest people (his estimated US$8 billion net worth earned him the 113th rank in Forbes’ 2007 list of “the World’s Billionaires”). Might news of his recent clean energy joint venture with […]
Editor’s note: Getting to spend more time with the Eco-Libris blog has turned into a real pleasure, as they’ve got a keen sense of the “big picture” when it comes to book publishing. In today’s post, Raz discusses a “carbon financing” project by Merrill Lynch that involves investment in healthy forests… a critical element of […]